The Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin is seeking a full time Section Chief for General and Community Pediatrics. A strong scholarly background and a passion for medical education, community pediatrics and clinical care will characterize the ideal leader for this position. The initial charge for this enterprise leader will be to build a section mindful of its primary missions of scholarship, medical education, community pediatrics and patient care.
This position, the Division Chief of General and Community Pediatrics at MCW, requires someone who excels in a highly visible leadership position. It is anticipated that this individual will serve as a leader within the Department of Pediatrics medical education infrastructure based on accompanying skill sets and experience. This enterprise leader will also serve as a key intersection with the Children’s Medical Group. The Children’s Medical Group (CMG) is a branch of the Children’s Hospital Healthcare System that serves as the primary medical home for > 140,000 children in Wisconsin. CMG involves 26 locations and 146 providers, including Midtown in central city Milwaukee. Midtown functions as the academic center for general pediatrics within the Pediatric enterprise.
The individual selected for this position will be an enthusiastic, energic and high eIQ leader. Responsibilities for the position include successfully executing a vision for programmatic excellence and growth in all the pediatric enterprise’s missions (clinical care, education, research, community service) while responsibly administrating the section’s finances.
As Division Chief of General and Community Pediatrics, this individual will report to the Chair of Pediatrics.
About the Medical College of Wisconsin:
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a large private medical school that fosters academic and clinical excellence and offers MD as well as graduate degrees in health sciences. MCW was founded in 1893 to serve the people of Wisconsin. MCW offers medical, master’s, doctorates, master of public health and master of art degrees. MCW has approximately 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty and approximately 3,445 full-time employees, making it one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. MCW works with national and international medical specialty societies and community hospitals to accredit approximately 200 continuing medical education activities annually for physicians and other health professionals.
About Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin:
A 298-bed freestanding hospital dedicated solely to the care of children, is one of the top ranked pediatric hospitals in the country. It is a Level I Trauma Center and houses 13 inpatient units, including a 72-bed pediatric intensive care unit and a 69-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit. It is the primary pediatric hospital for all of the children of Southeast Wisconsin and the main referral center for children living in much of the state of Wisconsin and northern Illinois. The hospital also receives patients from across the country and around the world for specific subspecialty care. It is a major teaching affiliate of MCW and is affiliated with several schools of nursing. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has a track record of high rankings by Parents Magazine and US News and World Report. In 2017, we were ranked in all 10 assessed subspecialties by US News and World Report.
About Children’s Medical Group
Children’s Medical Group (CMG) provides primary care for > 140,000 children. CMG has 146 providers in 26 locations, including 6 locations in central city Milwaukee. CMG's Midtown Pediatrics is the academic center for general pediatrics for our enterprise. Since 2014 there has been a 12% growth in paneled patients, and CMG has received acknowledgement for patient centered medical home recognition.
Children’s Medical Group (CMG) is the primary care division of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and has strong ties with MCW. Most of the pediatricians in CMG are volunteer teaching faculty and provide outpatient experience for pediatric residents in their clinics. There are over 130 primary care providers in CMG’s 26 clinics, which include locations in both urban and suburban sites. CMG’s clinics have been recognized as Patient Centered Medical Homes. The clinics provide high quality care as measured by the rates of developmental screening (80%), use of asthma control testing (ACT rates 93%), adolescent screening rates for depression (PHQ-9 96%) and follow up care for ADHD (80%). These measures far exceed published national rates. The infrastructure and processes supporting these measures represent strong collaboration between CMG and MCW specialty providers and have been presented at the local, state and national level. CMG providers collaborate individually and collectively with MCW clinical researchers in grant funded projects.
Milwaukee has all the advantages of a large, vibrant city without the stress or cost. The largest city in Wisconsin, Milwaukee has affordable housing, excellent public and parochial schools and minimal traffic. Neighborhoods are known for their variety and character. The local business community is strong in manufacturing, technology and service industries. Milwaukee is located in the southeast corner of Wisconsin, nestled along one of Lake Michigan’s beautiful bays.
Nominations and Applications (cover letter and curriculum vitae) may be submitted via the MCW Careers website at www.MCW.edu/careers or by e-mail to:
Ideal qualifications for this candidate include a M.D. or D.O, successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program, board certification in Pediatrics, eligibility for a Wisconsin Medical License, 5 years of experience in academic pediatrics and the ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a matrixed diverse environment. Further qualifications that will poise the candidate for favorable consideration include successful completion of a general pediatric fellowship and / or successful completion of a master’s in medical education.
Internal Number: 25294
About Medical College of Wisconsin Children
About the Medical College of Wisconsin:The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a large private medical school that fosters academic and clinical excellence and offers MD as well as graduate degrees in health sciences. MCW was founded in 1893 to serve the people of Wisconsin. MCW offers medical, master’s, doctorates, master of public health and master of art degrees. MCW has approximately 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty and approximately 3,445 full-time employees, making it one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. MCW works with national and international medical specialty societies and community hospitals to accredit approximately 200 continuing medical education activities annually for physicians and other health professionals.