Physician - Pediatric Pulmonology

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 12/2/2016

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)






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The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri is seeking physicians board certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology to join the current faculty of eight. The Division has been built upon a foundation emphasizing multidisciplinary team models for the care of children who have a wide variety of acute and chronic respiratory and sleep disorders. Our primary mission is to provide comprehensive medical and psychosocial care to our patients and their families. A culture of academic achievement and scholarship is fostered within the Division and all faculty members are encouraged to pursue scholarly activities. The Division is dedicated to educational excellence for patients and families, allied healthcare providers, and our community.

The Division currently includes General Pulmonary Medicine, a comprehensive Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center and an active Cystic Fibrosis Care Center. We seek to expand existing programs and develop new programs in Pulmonary Hypertension, Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy, and Rare and Interstitial Lung Diseases. The Division seeks to add another physician board certified in sleep medicine and two physicians with interest in developing the programs listed above.

Candidates should be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology and have established clinical skills, interest in scholarly activity, and willingness to participate in educational activities. Academic appointment is with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where we are the primary pediatric teaching site for students, residents and fellows. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

Kansas City is a major mid-western city on the border of Missouri and Kansas with more than 2 million residents in its large metropolitan area which includes flourishing suburban communities. The most common weather is clear with almost completely blue skies. It has one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities and has been rated as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live by Kiplinger Magazine and other publications. It is a community of good schools, cultural amenities, acclaimed dining and affordable living. It is home to several colleges and universities. It has a robust offering of arts and entertainment from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Kaufman Performing Arts Center and Missouri Repertory Theatre to the city's professional and college sports teams. Most importantly, it's a community with a heart friendly, easy-going, and forward-thinking and a great place to live and pursue a career.

For more information, contact:

Christopher M Oermann, MD
Division Director of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

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