The Columbia University Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Division Chief for the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. This opportunity to lead is an exciting one, well-suited to an academic pediatrician with bold ideas about the future of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at one of the nation's foremost academic health science centers, working together with one of the nation's premier children's hospitals, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. The establishment of Columbia University Irving Medical Center as an international scientific powerhouse and the partnership with the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, a sophisticated & premier multi-hospital health system, will drive the growth and potential for development of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition.
The next Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, will arrive at a pivotal time in the history of the Vagelos College of Physician and Surgeons and of MSCH. She/he will have an extraordinary opportunity to take advantage of both institutions' commitments to invest resources to achieve ambitious institutional interdisciplinary goals. He/she will lead the continued expansion of the Division with an opportunity to recruit faculty, including physician investigators and clinician educators. Divisional leadership, faculty, and trainees will have the opportunity to interface with scientific and clinical programs throughout the medical center and University.
KEYRESPONSIBILITIES The Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition will have:
Responsibility for the quality, safety and cost-effective care of the Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition patients at CUIMC and for building the Division into one of the premier hubs for patients with these needs.
Responsibility for educational activities in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Responsibility for strategic planning related to development of research, for guiding the growth of research in the Division and, particularly, for fostering collaborative research involving faculty of other divisions/departments.
Responsibility for the professional development of the faculty of the Division, leading to the professional advancement and leadership development of its members.
Responsibility for the financial management of the Division including budgeting and resource allocation.
Responsibility for the recruitment of faculty of the Division and shared responsibility, along with the administrator of the Division for the hiring of other professional and support staff for the Division.
Opportunity to contribute as a member of the senior academic leadership team of the Department of Pediatrics.
Responsibility for representing the medical school and children's hospital regionally and nationally.
A focus on grasping this pivotal moment on gastroenterology & hepatology research and creating a center for the most advanced care and research to advance these fields.
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