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EXCELLENT PEDIATRIC SLEEP PROGRAM OPPORTUNITY

Employer
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Closing date
Oct 24, 2024

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

EXCELLENT PEDIATRIC SLEEP PROGRAM OPPORTUNITY
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN AND CHILDREN’S WISCONSIN
MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN

The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Specialty Group seeks a full-time sleep medicine faculty candidate to join our growing Pediatric Sleep Program. Medicine.  The faculty should have a focus in behavioral sleep medicine.

Opportunity:

  • The Children’s Wisconsin Sleep Center is the only sleep center in Wisconsin dedicated solely to the care of children. The sleep center encompasses an interdisciplinary team including board-certified sleep physicians, pulmonologists, neurologists, otolaryngologists, psychologists, and advanced practice providers. Sleep medicine fellows participate in the Center activities.
  • The Children’s Wisconsin Sleep Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and includes robust ambulatory sleep clinics and a state-of-the-art sleep laboratory.
    • The sleep clinics see children and adolescents with diagnoses that include NREM parasomnias, restless leg syndrome/periodic limb movement disorder, narcolepsy, and obstructive sleep apnea. In addition, a significant proportion of children have either behavioral insomnia of childhood, chronic insomnia, or insomnia complicating a co-morbid developmental or psychiatric disorder. 
    • There is an active CPAP program that follows >300 patients with obstructive sleep apnea who are home on CPAP. Expertise in the principle and practice of CPAP desensitization is a plus.
    • The sleep laboratory is an 8-bed facility with the ability to perform comprehensive diagnostic testing for children of all ages, doing >1500 sleep studies per year.
    • Substantial expansion is planned over the next 2-3 years.
  • Primary clinical responsibilities for the sleep faculty include outpatient sleep clinics and interpretation of sleep studies.
    • The recruited faculty member will have the opportunity to take the lead with program development for the behavioral sleep medicine component of the practice.
  • Clinical research opportunities are available within the division as well as collaborations within the medical college.
  • Faculty are active participants in the training of students, residents, and fellows, including our ACGME-accredited sleep medicine fellowship.
  • The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine has consistently ranked among the top programs by US News & World Report.

Education, Training, and Experience Required:

  • Qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree.
  • Successful completion a pediatric residency.
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Sleep Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin

At the core of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the pursuit of new knowledge and the power of academic medicine. Bringing together the world’s top scientists and clinicians, inspired students, and invested communities, we are driven to solve the most complex challenges in health and society. MCW is home to a diverse group of thought leaders collaborating to build a healthier world and a continuous cycle of life-changing knowledge.  MCW has approximately 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty and approximately 3,445 full-time employees.

Children’s Wisconsin and Children’s Specialty Group

Children’s Wisconsin is the state’s only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. With more than 1.3 million annual connections with kids and families statewide, Children’s provides a wide range of care and support — everything from routine care to lifesaving advances and treatment options, foster care and adoption services, child advocacy, and provides an insurance plan.

Children’s and its joint venture with the Medical College of Wisconsin – the Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) - are the largest providers of pediatric healthcare in the state, serving the children and families of Wisconsin with the highest level of care through their American College of Surgeons Level I Children’s Surgery Verification Center, Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence, 72-bed Level IV NICU, Level IV Epilepsy Center, and a 72-bed PICU. In 2021-2022, CW and CSG had six specialties ranked by US News & World Report: cancer; cardiology and heart surgery; gastroenterology and GI surgery; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; and pulmonology.  With over 70 specialties and 675 providers, CSG providers had 220,000 outpatient visits at 13 regional care sites, 67,000 emergency department/trauma center visits, and over 9,000 admissions.

Our Commitment to Mental Health and Wellbeing

MCW recognizes the hard work and multiple responsibilities of our faculty and staff and is committed to improving wellness and wellbeing.  As part of MCW’s commitment, a multitude of resources are provided and encouraged including the Well-Being Index, literature/research, courses, and peer support programs.  MCW’s benefits specific to mental health include:

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP):  A free, confidential resource available to employees, dependents, and household members for mental health and well-being.
  • Monthly Wellness Newsletter:  Provides resources, tools, and events to support the whole person by providing emotional well-being, nutrition, physical activity, self-care, social, spiritual, and financial wellness.
  • Wellness Champions:  80+ employees serve as Wellness Champions to encourage mental, physical, social, and spiritual health through formal programs and informal opportunities to enhance 
  • wellness within teams and departments.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences.  We believe that embracing human differences is critical to realize our vision of a healthier world, and we recognize that a healthy and thriving community starts from within.  We strive to integrate our human and social differences into MCW’s functioning, strategies and culture to create a diverse and equitable workplace.  If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you.  People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status.  

Interested candidates should contact:

Gene Young
Physician Recruitment Manager
gyoung@mcw.edu

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