Faculty Position: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


The University of Michigan Department of Emergency Medicine is actively recruiting highly motivated pediatric emergency medicine faculty for our division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Candidates who have completed their PEM training through pediatrics or emergency medicine residency pathways will be given equal consideration. Specifically, we are looking for qualified candidates who will be willing to work clinically and have experience and/or expertise in the following areas of strategic interest:

* Research faculty in all aspects of EMSC (emergency medical services for children) – specifically, we are especially interested PEM faculty with advanced research training (MPH, PhD) and those who either have extramural grant funding or are interested in a career in research in PEM.

* Informatics and large data analytics including machine learning and AI

* Prehospital care and EMS


Core Values: The mission of our department is to create the future of emergency care. We envision ourselves as an emergency care system that engages our patients and the entire health care system to provide solutions to the growing need and complexity of emergency medical care. We pursue this mission through advanced clinical practice, cutting edge research, innovative education, and service to the health system, community, and our global partners.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion: The Department of Emergency Medicine at Michigan Medicine is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming to all. We value the unique contributions of individuals, and support a culture of inclusivity among our employees, learners, and larger community. This includes supporting the development of a diverse workforce across identities such as the race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, religion, language, disability, and Veteran status

Provider wellness: Physician wellness is a high priority within the institution and our department. Annual surveys are completed by faculty and staff and action items are identified and acted upon. We are one of the first to implement the Compassionate Peers and Stress Support (COMPASS) program.

Institution: Michigan Medicine includes the University of Michigan Medical School, Hospitals and Health Centers, and School of Nursing- all highly ranked with state-of-the-art resources. Close proximity to the University's world-renowned schools of Public Health, Engineering and Business also offers unique opportunities for collaboration. Patient Care: We provide care for roughly 35,000 pediatric patients per year at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Emergency Room. We are a level one pediatric trauma center and a verified pediatric surgical center. Our annual census has been increasing by 5% each year and are in the process of a 10 bed ER expansion with an expected completion date of January 2023. We have a committed nursing staff providing excellent care for our patients along with pharmacy, social work, and child life support 24/7.

Research: The U-M Department of Emergency Medicine is ranked #1 in National Institutes of Health funding and continues to receive significant funding from other federal agencies, foundations, industry, and philanthropy. We have a robust infrastructure to support a wide variety of research endeavors including basic sciences (small and big animal research facilities), genomics, metabolomics, health services research, clinical trials, and big data analytics. Notable research programs include: Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) , the U-M Injury Prevention Center, and the Acute Care Research Unit (ACRU). In addition, we are engaged in developing state-of-the-art innovative tools and interventions in adult and pediatric critical care at the Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC). Finally, the department is the Clinical Coordinating Center for SIREN Research Network and the lead site for Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC). We also host the only global emergency research and education network; Emergency Medicine Education and Research by Global Experts (EMERGE network). The University of Michigan is one of the largest public research institutions in the United States and offers broad opportunities to collaborate. Education: Our four-year emergency medicine residency is in partnership with St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor and Hurley Medical Center, Flint. The PEM fellowship is well established and greatly supported by our department. The fellows are an integral part of our division.

We emphasize clinical excellence and premier preparation for careers in academic medicine. Emergency Medicine is a required clinical clerkship at the University of Michigan Medical School.

Compensation/Benefits: We offer competitive salaries and an excellent fringe benefit package. Academic rank based on credentials.

Requirements: Fellowship training and/or board certification in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Ann Arbor: Is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot with a great downtown. It’s home to the sprawling University of Michigan, known for its research programs. The University of Michigan Museum of Art displays works from around the globe and spanning centuries. Science-focused attractions in the city include the Museum of Natural History and the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, with kid-friendly interactive exhibits. Great college sports town with professional sports close by in Detroit. Ann Arbor public schools are excellent.

INTERESTED CANDIDATES: Please send a one-page letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Prashant Mahajan and Lori Blough (loribl@med.umich.edu). If you have any questions regarding the status of your application, please direct them to Lori Blough.

Prashant Mahajan MD MPH MBA
Vice-Chair Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
1500 E. Medical Center Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5301


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