UCSF Fresno and the Central California Faculty Medical Group are seeking an experienced academic leader to establish the UCSF Fresno Division of Pediatric Surgery and serve as chief of that division within the Department of Surgery. The program is based at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC), a tertiary 650 bed hospital in the central San Joaquin Valley. In the CRMC system there are about 10,000 deliveries per year with nearly 1,000 admits to the NICU. There is an 85 bed NICU in addition to a PICU. There is a full complement of pediatric specialists including anesthesia and CRMC was awarded a Perinatal Care Certification by the Joint Commission, one of only four in California.
Applicants must be board certified in general surgery and possess a certificate in pediatric surgery from the American Board of Surgery. Further, they will have proven leadership skills, have demonstrated ability to create collaborative relationships, and have an established area of research interest. The successful candidate for the Pediatric Surgery Division Chief will have excellent clinical and teaching skills. The Chief, under the direction of the Chief of Surgery, will provide key leadership in the strategic direction of the division, enhance educational programs for medical students and residents and expand the research mission of the surgery department. The successful candidate is preferred to have a California license or be eligible to obtain a California license at the time of hire.
Fresno offers a high standard of living combined with a low cost of living. The result is a quality of life uniquely Californian, yet surprisingly affordable. Limitless recreational opportunities and spectacular scenery are all accessible in a community with abundant affordable housing. While there is much to see and do in Fresno, the city is ideally located for fast, convenient getaways to the majestic Sierras, as well as the scenic Central Coast, and Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks.
For more information visit our websites: www.fresno.ucsf.edu/surgery www.communitymedical.org
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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About UCSF FRESNO
As a regional medical campus, the University of San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program is a proven national model, structured to compete in a rapidly changing health care environment that demands the highest models of technological advances and the best-trained physicians. The new UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research provides an exciting venue for UCSF Fresno to fulfill its commitment to innovation through research forums and educational courses, focusing on cutting edge technology and clinical analysis. As we move ahead, UCSF Fresno will continue to grow by looking for trends in medicine that define and embrace the future to meet the Valley’s health care needs. Through it’s network of partner hospitals including Community Medical Centers, Children’s Hospital Central California and the VA Central California Health Care System, medical students and residents train in state-of-the-art facilities where superior patient care is the cornerstone.