Assistant / Associate Professor, – AC Track – Transfusion Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Blood Bank Supervisor
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 108861&2
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant/Associate Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track.
Teaching responsibilities may include quality improvement, regulatory oversight, teaching rotating residents and fellows, and supporting medical school education.
Clinical responsibilities may include Blood Bank and Apheresis physician coverage. The Blood Bank supports a broad spectrum of quaternary pediatric care including a surgery program with active cardiothoracic and fetal services, pediatric oncology, bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, large PICUs and NICUs, ECMO services, a pediatric emergency room and Level 1 Trauma Center, and a large chronic transfusion program for patients with hemoglobinopathies. The service does not currently include a blood donor center or a reference serology laboratory. The applicant will provide clinical service in the Apheresis Unit joining a team of four physicians for coverage and call performing procedures for a diverse population of patients including a comprehensive sickle cell center and novel cell and gene therapy trial participants. The candidate would have the opportunity to assume a leadership role for the Apheresis service commensurate with experience.
Applicants in early career development are encouraged to apply.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Expertise is required in the specific area of Transfusion Medicine. Pediatric experience is preferred but not required. The position will be based within the Division of Transfusion Medicine. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board Certification or Eligibility in Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine.
About Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
The Perelman School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and future leaders of academic medicine. With a top five ranking from US News and World Report, the nation's oldest medical school is indeed one of its best. Our students are among the finest in the nation. They are matched in quality by the high level of instruction and research that we offer. Penn ranks among the top AMCs in the country in research and training grants awarded to medical schools by the National Institutes of Health and is a leader in the commercialization of discovery. Our research strengths encompass all basic science, clinical, and population science disciplines, contributing to a rich and vibrant intellectual environment that generates wide-ranging innovation and advancement in patient-centric care.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start in 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace for countless breakthroughs and dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. Built on a foundation of delivering safe, high-quality, family-centered care, th...e Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives. Today, families facing complex conditions come to CHOP from all over the world, and our compassionate care and innovation has repeatedly earned us a spot on the U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of the nation's best children's hospitals.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.