Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University seek an outstanding physician leader to direct a dynamic and growing Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine.
The successful candidate will lead a group of 9 faculty members who deliver compassionate, family-center care via genetics/genomic diagnostic and therapeutic services while providing counseling, education, research, and advocacy to improve the lives of individuals with genetic conditions. Serving the Central Ohio population of over 3 million, our team treats inborn errors of metabolism and genetic conditions across the ages from preconception and prenatal through childhood and well into adulthood. Our team also includes more than 15 genetic counselors, 3 nurse practitioners and 2 dieticians.
In addition to leading the provision of the highest quality, evidence-based clinical care, the Division Chief must promote quality improvement programs germane to the field of genetic and genomic medicine, visibly lead education initiatives for our medical student and outstanding pediatric and medicine/pediatric residency training programs and advance the growing research capabilities of the Division. The ACGME-approved clinical genetics residency program matriculates two residents and our Medical Biochemical Fellowship one fellow annually from a nationally competitive applicant pool.
Certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics is required. The successful candidate must be qualified for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor on the clinical or tenure track. The successful candidate must visibly develop, embrace, and uphold principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in alignment with the Nationwide Children's Hospital culture and belief that racism is a public health crisis, and all children deserve optimal health and best outcomes.
The next Chief of the Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital will have an impressive array of clinical and academic resources available to them. The Institute of Genomic Medicine houses clinical cytogenetic, molecular genetic and genome sequencing services, with a biochemical genetics lab housed in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. Research partners include the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine and several Centers of Emphasis in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute, including the Centers for Gene Therapy and Cardiovasular Research.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on the U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 list of "Best Children's Hospitals," Nationwide Children's Hospital is one of Ameriva's largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems. Forbes named Nationwide Children's as one of "America's Best Large Employers," ranking in the top 10 among all hospitals in the US and No. 1 in Ohio.
Nationwide Children's staff of more than 14,000 providers state-of-the-art wellness, preventative and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment during more than 1.3 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children's physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.
Columbus, Ohio, the 15th largest metro area in the U.S., was ranked 1st out of 400 cities worldwide as the "Intelligent Community of the Year" and chosen to be America's Smart City, an evolving model of the application of smart technology and innovation in transportation to increase safety and improve access. Columbus is the 6th youngest metro area in the U.S. and has become nationally renowned for vibrant culinary and art scenes. A 13.5 mile greenway biking/walking trail and 4 of the 50 best suburbs in the U.S. make Columbus a great choice for families at all stages.
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About Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.