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 Gastroenterology Practice Opportunity
Sanford Health is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join our existing pediatric gastroenterologist at Sanford Children's Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. Join a dynamic team of 20 pediatric specialties including pediatric surgery, with our own 2 on-staff pediatric surgeons.
- Clinic based practice with hospital consults throughout the Children's Hospital (NICU, PICU and Peds)
- Work closely with on-staff board certified pediatric surgeons.
- Endoscopy included in the practice for both hospital and clinic patients.
- Peds GI is involved in the Cystic Fibrosis CTC as part of the University of Minnesota CF Center.
- Full-time dedicated pediatric respiratory therapy department, pediatric physical therapy and rehabilitation service, pediatric clinical nutrition service, child injury prevention program, child life program, pediatric medical social work and other pediatric experts.
- Largest team of more than 55 board certified, fellowship trained pediatricians and pediatric specialties in the region.
- Region's only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
- One of 195 designated NACHRI hospitals in the country
- Member of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
- 60-bed Children's Hospital includes a 33-bed Level III NICU, and 6-bed Level II PICU.
- Opening in 2017, the new state-of-the-art Sanford Fargo Medical Center will house a new children's unit, NICU and PICU.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be discussed with interested candidates. Sanford Health offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, paid malpractice insurance, relocation allowance and much more.
Internal Number: PDG0516
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas, is the Nation's largest rural, non-profit health care system with locations in 126 communities in eight states. In addition, Sanford Health includes 35 medical centers, 140 clinic locations, 36 long-term facilities, and 1,360 physicians, offering expertise in 81 specialties. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford Health ...is the largest employer in North and South Dakota.
Sanford Health is experiencing dynamic growth and development in conjunction with Denny Sanford's nearly $700 million in gifts, the largest ever to a health care organization in America. These gifts are making possible the implementation of several initiatives including global children's clinics, multiple research centers and finding a cure for Type I diabetes and eradicating breast cancer.
Sanford Clinic North, based in Fargo, North Dakota, is part of Sanford Health and includes an 800+physician, multi-specialty group practice, Sanford Medical Center-Fargo, Sanford Children's Hospital, Roger Maris Cancer Center as well as primary care clinics located throughout eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota.
Sanford Health is excited to be on a journey of tremendous growth and momentum. With our vast geography, cutting-edge medicine, sophisticated research and advanced education, we are unique in what we do and how we do it. Through relationships built on trust and successful performance as well as a vision to improve the human condition, Sanford seeks to make a significant impact on health and healing. We are proud to be from the Midwest and especially proud to know our organization is having a positive impact on the world.
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