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Section Chief- Hospital Medicine

Tower Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 4, 2025

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is recruiting a physician leader to bring their vision, innovation, integrity, adaptability, and passion to the children throughout Greater Philadelphia.

The Section Chief - Pediatric Hospital Medicine will be committed to excellence and strategic growth in clinical care, quality improvement, education, research, and diversity and inclusion. Successful candidates will have a strong academic background with a proven record of residency education and program development. Candidates will provide evidence of clinical leadership, hospital department collaboration, mentoring, administrative knowledge, and interpersonal skills.



  • Collaborate with physicians colleagues as a critical part of the health system
  • Train, supervise, and advise clinical professionals in area of expertise
  • Comfortable managing complex pediatric inpatient cases
  • Works closely with pediatric residency to schedule inpatient clinical rotations
  • MD or DO required
  • Board Certified - Pediatrics
  • Unrestricted PA Medical License
  • DEA - no restrictions

The Benefits We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Malpractice insurance & tail coverage
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Relocation assistance

Putting Kids and Families First Since 1875

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties. With more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children combines topnotch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties, including Cardiology; Ear, Nose and Throat; Gastroenterology; Oncology; and Orthopedics. It houses the only Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher’s is a Magnet® designated hospital and has been recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital.


The Community:

Philadelphia located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, leading-edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With approximately 11,500 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. Tower Health has partnered with Drexel University College of Medicine to open a new medical school one-half mile walking distance from Reading Hospital, a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health. The school opened in 2021 and is currently accepting enrollment applications for the second class in 2024. In addition, Reading Hospital is the main training hospital for the medical school and supports ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs. For more information, visit

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