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Biochemical and Clinical Geneticist

Akron Children's
Akron, Ohio
Closing date
Aug 9, 2024

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Genetics / Molecular Medicine
Full Time
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Akron Children’s Hospital Seeks Biochemical and Clinical Geneticists

Ohio based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks biochemical and clinical geneticists to join its growing team of physicians. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals.


This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:

  • Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
  • More than 800 providers, who manage 1.1 million patient visits annually
  • A network of more than 60 primary and specialty care locations
  • Over 7,000 employees, nurses and healthcare professionals

The selected candidates will join a well-established team of three clinical geneticists, seven genetic counselors, a nurse and a metabolic dietician, who work collaboratively to treat a wide range of both adult and pediatric patients, with inherited or otherwise genetically influenced health issues, in Akron Children's Hospital’s Genetic Center. The Center’s clinical services are supported in part by the Ohio Department of Health, as a Regional Comprehensive Genetics Center.


This position offers opportunities for:

  • Partnership with an established team of geneticists and counselors affording exceptional work-life balance
  • Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is available and commensurate with experience
  • Research and innovation available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and local universities
  • An attractive compensation and benefit package

Requirements include MD or DO degree, board certification/eligibility by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Genetics and Genomics or Medical Biochemical Genetics, and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio.


Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland.  From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area has something for everyone. The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources.  This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine! 


 Interested candidates may submit their CV to Jane Hensley, via e-mail to  To learn more, visit our website at or call our physician recruitment department at 330-543-3015.



Akron Children’s has been caring for children since 1890. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we’re making it easier for today’s busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2022, our health care system handled 1.3 million outpatient visits. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. 


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