Division Chief, Adolescent Medicine, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, one of the nation’s top-ranked children’s hospitals according to US News & World Report, is offering an opportunity for a dynamic leader in Adolescent Health to expand a thriving clinical practice and academic program. The Division Chief, Adolescent Medicine will lead the division that provides essential primary and specialty outpatient and inpatient care to highly vulnerable populations. Specialty care includes eating disorders, gender care, contraceptive and gynecological care, sexually transmitted infections, mental health care, school-based care, and support for transition to adult care.
Reporting to the Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Dana Braner, the Division Chief will direct the clinical, research, educational, and advocacy activities within a growing, comprehensive, interdisciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership and communication skills, outstanding clinical expertise, and noteworthy scholarly accomplishments. Applicants should be committed to clinical and academic excellence, teamwork, and mentorship of faculty, trainees, and students.
The Division Chief will oversee the strategic development and performance of the division, including:
- Recruiting, developing, supporting, and retaining excellent faculty
- Ensuring the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based clinical care to adolescents
- Promoting faculty scholarship and research
- Collaborating with clinical operations leaders to optimize clinical efficiency and enhance patient experience
- Managing faculty clinical productivity
- In partnership with the Chair of Pediatrics, assist with the development of annual budgets and revenue projections
- Aligning division activities with the policies of the Department of Pediatrics and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
As Oregon’s only academic health center, OHSU strives to offer the very best medical care to every child across Oregon, Southwest Washington, and beyond. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is a 151-bed modern state-of-the-art facility on the OHSU campus. OHSU has more specialists in children’s health than anywhere else in the state and serves as the region’s tertiary and quaternary referral center. OHSU offers the newest and most advanced treatments available and is a world-class health research center for basic, clinical, and translational research.
The Ideal Candidate
OHSU values a diverse and culturally sensitive workforce. They are proud of our commitment as an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status. They encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion to apply.
- MD/DO Degree
- Completion of pediatric residency and fellowship training in Adolescent Medicine
- Must be board certified in Adolescent Medicine
- Eligible for Oregon State Medical License
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is a 151-bed modern state-of-the art facility on the OHSU campus. They have more specialists in children’s health than anywhere else in the state and serve as the region’s tertiary and quaternary referral center. They offer the newest and most advanced treatments available and are a world-class health research center for basic, clinical, and translational research.
The 116-acre campus of the Oregon Health & Science University overlooks the city of Portland and is 1.5 miles from the central business district. The Portland VA Medical Center is connected by a pedestrian footbridge and is closely affiliated with the University.
OHSU is located in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Bisected by the Willamette River, Portland is a vibrant city nestled among green woods and waterways. Only 90 minutes from the spectacular Oregon coast and Mount Hood, Portland offers the rare accessibility of snow-to-surf. Home to award-winning wineries, artisan coffee shops, acclaimed restaurants, extensive bike paths, unique brewpubs, professional soccer and basketball teams, a vibrant theater scene, expansive bookstores, watersports communities, and one of the largest urban forests in the United States, Portland offers something for everyone. All without sales tax and in a temperate climate. It’s no wonder Portland constantly ranks as one of America’s favorite lifestyle cities.
OHSU values a diverse and culturally sensitive workforce. They are proud of our commitment as an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. They encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion to apply.