Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Employer
Henry Ford Health System
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Closing date
Feb 9, 2025

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Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Description:
Henry Ford Health is seeking a full-time faculty member to join our team in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology. This position comes with opportunity for a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics (rank is determined by individual accomplishments), a competitive salary, and full benefits package.

About the organization:
Henry Ford Health is one of the nation’s premier academic and integrated health systems. recognized for clinical excellence in cancer care, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and multi-organ transplants. Consistently ranked among the top five NIH-funded institutions in Michigan, Henry Ford Health engages in more than 2,000 research projects annually. Equally committed to educating the next generation of health professionals, Henry Ford Health trains more than 4,000 medical students, residents, and fellows every year across 50+ accredited programs.

With more than 33,000 valued team members, Henry Ford Health is also among Michigan’s largest and most diverse employers, including nearly 6,000 physicians and researchers from the Henry Ford Medical Group, Henry Ford Physician Network and Jackson Health Network. 250+ locations throughout Michigan including five acute care hospitals, two destination facilities for complex cancer and orthopedics and sports medicine care, three behavioral health facilities, primary care, and urgent care centers.

About the Department of Pediatrics:
As part of the development, Henry Ford Health has earmarked the growth of its Pediatric services. The vision includes expansion of the inpatient footprint. Henry Ford Pediatrics has an inpatient presence at its West Bloomfield Hospital, Macomb Hospital and Henry Ford Hospital. The flagship campus, downtown is the location of major investment for the system with its ‘Destination Grand’. With an expansive primary care network for Pediatrics, the addition of new as well as growth of existing specialty care is in progress.

With a group of 131 physicians/providers, comprising primary care, specialties, APP and more than 150 support staff, clinical care is provided at 34 sites, including 4 Henry Ford hospitals and 12 ambulatory state of the art centers. Level 3 and level 2 NICU care is provided by a very strong team of neonatologists and the inpatient services are supported by a robust hospitalist group.

The Department receives medical students and residents from Michigan State University as well as Wayne State University and participates in academic development and research with both entities. A Henry Ford dedicated Pediatrics Residency Program is planned for the future.

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology is being developed as an integral and foundational specialty. With plans for the development of several centers of excellence in IBD, Nutrition, Celiac, Hepatobiliary and Pancreas, Airway, EOE and Food Allergy, Neurogastroenterology to name a few. With extremely robust Adult GI and Hepatology/Transplant support, Transition programs and the development of multi-disciplinary clinical and research collaboration is also in progress. General endoscopic procedures are done at several fully equipped endoscopy suites with opportunity for advanced procedures as well.

Requirements:
We are seeking individuals who would like to be part of a phenomenal, exciting opportunity to help develop Pediatric services for children in Michigan. Clinical responsibilities include ambulatory and inpatient care, consultative services, and performance of general GI procedures. The candidate is expected to participate in the supervision and education of medical students and residents. Administrative responsibilities would include those around the development of the specialty or the various centers of excellence. There is also opportunity for leadership for the development of the various centers and potential for career growth within the health system as well. General pediatric gastrointestinal procedures (e.g., upper endoscopy and colonoscopy with related therapeutic procedures) would be required.

Minimum Qualifications:
M.D., Ph.D. / M.D. / D.O. degree, or equivalent
Completion of an ACGME approved fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Licensed by the Michigan Medical Board
Board Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty certification in pediatric gastroenterology medicine (or eligible for same)

For interested candidates, please email a copy of your CV to Department Chair, Uzma Shah, MD at ushah1@hfhs.org.

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