| The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) in Madison is seeking an Assistant, Associate or full professor on the CHS track, and an Assistant or Associate Professor on the tenure track to join the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. The UWSMPH offers educators and researchers access to all of the benefits of a preeminent public research university. In addition, the school has strong partnerships with the American Family Children’s Hospital (AFCH), whose programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation; and the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, one of the 10 largest physician practice groups in the country. These relationships afford teachers and researchers opportunities available only at top-ranked academic medical centers. AFCH was recently ranked as one of the 50 best Children’s Hospitals by US News & World Report and our Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine program was ranked #29. We have active clinical and research programs in: |
1 Cystic Fibrosis — one of the oldest CF centers in the country and the pioneer in newborn screening in CF. In addition, we developed the program for transition to adult care for CF that is the model for transition program advocated by the CF Foundation.
2 Neuromuscular Respiratory Disease — We have developed approaches to the treatment and care of infants and children with chronic respiratory insufficiency secondary to neuromuscular disease. These have resulted in improved outcomes after surgery and improved quality of life for these children.
3 Care of the Technology Dependent Patient — We have been providing care and management of children who are dependent on technology for respiratory support for over 40 years.
4 New Aerodigestive Program — We are launching a comprehensive program for the treatment and management of infants and children with Aerodigestive challenges. This builds upon existing programs for children with Tracheoesophageal fistulas, Cleft and Craniofacial team, and Down Syndrome clinic.
5 Pediatric Sleep Program — We have a robust outpatient pediatric sleep lab and the ability to perform polysomnography inpatient on children with complex cardiorespiratory conditions.
6 Pulmonary Hypertension Program — We have a team of a Pulmonologist, Interventional Cardiologist and PNP that are focused on the care and management of children with pulmonary hypertension.
7 Asthma — in collaboration with the Division of Allergy and Immunology, we have a vibrant clinical program in the care of the child with asthma and participate with the leaders of the AsthmaNet and Childhood Origins of ASThma (COAST) programs that are based at UW.
8 Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease (chILD) — active participant in the chILD network.
9 Pediatric Pulmonology Center (PPC) — one of only eight centers in the country that is dedicated towards training the future leaders in Pediatric Pulmonary care for children.
We invite qualified candidates to join our 6 physicians (when fully staffed) and 3 nurse practitioners who lead a comprehensive team of nurses, respiratory therapists, dieticians, physical and occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, social workers, behavioral psychologists and research coordinators.
Please send your inquires, or cover letter and CV to the email address.