Clinician Pediatric Endocrinologist

University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Closing date
May 12, 2023

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UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics
Clinical X, HS Clinical, In Residence Series

The Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals are recruiting a clinician Pediatric Endocrinologist with expertise in gender-affirming care to grow the clinical service within UCSF's Child and Adolescent Gender Center (CAGC). Appointments will be made at the Assistant, Associate, or Full rank of the Clinical X, Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, or In Residence series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.

UCSF's Child and Adolescent Gender Center (CAGC) offers comprehensive medical and psychological care, as well as advocacy and legal support, to transgender, non-binary and gender-expansive children. We bring together experts from within as well as outside UCSF to promote gender health and support positive outcomes for children and adolescents exploring gender identity and expression. The CAGC accepts new patients ages 3 through 17. Patients may continue to receive care at the CAGC through age 25. With our program housed within the UCSF Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, we are able to offer the most advanced medical care.

The position will split time between the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and San Francisco campuses. Candidates with an interest in advocacy, leadership or research are encouraged to apply. The UCSF CAGC team is the recipient of an additional 5 years of funding (years 6-10) for our multi-center NIH R01 regarding optimizing medical and mental health care of transgender/gender diverse youth.

Qualified candidates must possess a Medical Degree and License, Board Certification/Eligibility in Pediatrics and Board Certification/Eligibility in Pediatric Endocrinology.

Preferred qualifications include a strong academic background and interest in pursuing a career in clinical or basic research and teaching.

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation. For the 15th year in a row, UCSF garnered the top spot among public institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021. The Department's clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2021, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals ranked in all 10 children's specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.

Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of research accomplishments, and contact information for three references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. Candidate must meet all of the qualifications by the time of appointment.

For more information contact:
Alison Reed, MD
HS Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
UCSF, Department of Pediatrics

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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