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Sleep Section Head

National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado
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Feb 7, 2022
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Sleep Section Head 

 Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

National Jewish Health, Denver, CO

National Jewish Health (NJH) is recruiting a Head for our Sleep Section, the most established and comprehensive sleep medicine program in the Denver region.  Using state of the art technology, our sleep medicine specialists work with referring physicians and patients to diagnose and treat all respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders.  The Sleep Section, which is part of the Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Division closely collaborates with the Division of Neurology and the Department of Pediatrics to provide non-invasive ventilator support to our patients across the age spectrum regardless of the etiology of respiratory failure.  The National Jewish Health Sleep Section has a rich tradition in research, with ongoing clinical studies of Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnea and Behavioral Sleep Disorders.  Furthermore, the Sleep Section at NJH, in collaboration with other academic sites in Denver, administers an ACGME-accredited Sleep Fellowship Training Program.

Reasons to lead the Sleep Division at National Jewish Health:

  • Implement innovative approaches to the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders at the top respiratory hospital in the nation
  • Work with outstanding Sleep specialists supported by a highly skilled Sleep Laboratory staff
  • Expand the scope and depth of Sleep Research
  • Oversee the training of future experts in Sleep Disorders
  • Opportunity to incorporate sophisticated, evolving digital sleep technology
  • Excellent benefit package


  • MD, MD/PhD or PhD
  • BC in Internal Medicine or Pediatrics
  • BC/BE in Sleep Medicine
  • Eligible to hold a Colorado license
  • Administrative or leadership experience

National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health as the number one or number two hospital in pulmonology on its Best Hospitals list ever since pulmonology was included in the rankings.

Living in Denver

Denver has it all: distinctive neighborhoods, great schools, world-class shopping, unsurpassed sporting and recreational opportunities, outstanding attractions, and premier arts and culture. Denver has been voted one of the best cities for singles, one of the best cities to raise a family, and one of the best cities to relocate to in the country. With these diverse accolades, Denver is the ideal place for anyone. Denver’s mild climate and wealth of recreational activities make this the perfect environment for energetic bodies, and its educational and cultural opportunities make it the ideal home for energetic minds. With over 300 days of sunshine, there is always something to do. 

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and a letter describing their interest to:  

Monica Kiger, Physician Recruiter


National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution and is a longstanding cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community.  National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification.  We are a tobacco and fragrance free environment. 

Pay rate for this position varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are already in this role.  If you do not see the pay listed on this posting, it is because you are on a second party job board. Please visit the Careers page on National Jewish Health’s website to see the pay range for this role.



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