Child and Family Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars Program
Accepting Applicants for August 2016
We are accepting applications for our Child and Family Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars Program. This mentored career development (K12) program for junior faculty focuses on patient centered outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research.
This K12 program supports junior faculty, who are on their way to building careers that include research directly linked to delivery systems. The funding for this program comes from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) administered through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It builds on our fellowship training in the Harvard-wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, but this program is targeted at junior faculty members, rather than post-doctoral fellows. The three primary sites of the program are Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), and the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (DPM). We link with a wide range of delivery systems and have a symposia series on key topics taking place throughout the year. The grant covers 75% of each scholar’s salary (up to a limit of $90,000) for 2-3 years, and provides additional funds (up to $25k annually) for scholars’ research development costs and individual training.
Our leadership team includes Drs. Jonathan Finkelstein (Director, BCH), Erinn Rhodes (Associate Director, BCH), Mark Schuster (BCH), Kenneth Mandl (BCH), Milton Kotelchuck (MGHfC), Karen Kuhlthau (MGHfC), Elsie Taveras (MGHfC), Matthew Gillman (DPM), Grace Lee (DPM), and Don Goldmann (Institute for Healthcare Improvement).
We are accepting applications through November 15, 2015 for positions starting on August 1, 2016. For this program, it is critical that scholars have primary interests in patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research as defined by PCORI. Applicants must have or concurrently apply for a faculty position at one of our primary sites. Please contact our Associate Director, Dr. Erinn Rhodes (email@example.com) with questions or to request an application form.
Pediatric Child Abuse Opportunity in beautiful Austin, TX
Seton Healthcare Family
| The Child Abuse Resource and Education (CARE) Program of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is seeking a full-time child abuse pediatrician and faculty member of the Department of Pediatrics at the new Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. Successful candidates should be BC/BE in pediatrics and BC/BE in child abuse pediatrics. |
The Child Abuse Pediatrician will join a team that currently includes a medical director, 3 nurse practitioners, one social worker, and one clinic operations manager. This full-time position offers a busy and diverse inpatient and outpatient practice along with excellent opportunities for teaching, research, and community outreach and advocacy. The ideal candidate should possess outstanding clinical skills and experience in evidence-based child abuse pediatrics in a multi-disciplinary setting. Additional experience and expertise in clinical research is highly desired for the purpose of serving as a research mentor for trainees and team members.
The overarching goal of the program is to achieve Center of Excellence status in child maltreatment and is actively planning for continued expansion. The program is a partner with the Center for Child Protection, which is the child advocacy center for Austin and Travis County.
Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, a member of the Seton Healthcare Family, is a 248-bed children’s hospital with a level 1 pediatric trauma center and is the only freestanding pediatric facility in the region serving 46-counties. Austin has been designated by US News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” for several years. This growing metropolis is considered “the live music capital of the world,” a high-tech growth hub, and home to one of the largest state universities in the country.
Seton Healthcare Family is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health network in the nation. The Seton Healthcare Family is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Hiring is contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state of Texas.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to: Teresa Washington/Physician Recruitment/TWashington@seton.org.
Internal Number: 02022017
About Seton Healthcare Family
Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals that will be training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas starting in 2016.
One of those training sites is Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, a world-class pediatric medical center with its own Level I trauma center. Another is University Medical Center Brackenridge, which is Ce...ntral Texas’ only Level I trauma center for adults. UMC Brackenridge will be replaced by the new Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas in early 2017. The other two teaching hospitals are Seton Medical Center Austin, the region’s largest medical facility, and Seton Shoal Creek Hospital, the area’s only nonprofit mental health facility.
Seton conducts research in the prevention and treatment of stroke, traumatic injury, epilepsy and cardiovascular disease. It collaborates with employers, commercial insurance companies, community physicians, nonprofit agencies and government entities to create clinically integrated systems of care with providers throughout its 10,000-square-mile service area. We also maintain an active community presence in smaller ways, like providing the Seton Comfort Zone at area events throughout the year.
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