Chief, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine seeks a talented physician Chief to lead one of the largest pediatric pathology and clinical laboratory departments in the United States. Providing exceptional outpatient and inpatient care for a wide spectrum of patients, the Department of Pathology accessions over 10,000 surgical specimens and outside consultations per year, performs over 100 autopsies annually, and completed over 3.1 million lab tests in 2018 at 21 diagnostic and treatment locations in Ohio.
Reporting jointly to the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Chief provides leadership to an experienced staff of 20 pathologists and PhD directors, and provides medical leadership to a clinical department of over 400 dedicated staff. Building upon an already premier program, the Chief will have the opportunity to develop further sub-specialization, grow the academic mission and raise the reputation of the program through key recruits. The Department has an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Pathology fellowship program which is approved for two fellows annually, and significant potential for increased academic and research activity in collaboration with other Nationwide Children’s departments and the OSU College of Medicine.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2019-20 “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 nearly 1,400 medical staff and approximately 14,000 employees providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually.
The successful candidate will be nationally recognized, with a proven track record of collegiality and excellence in clinical service, teaching and research. Experience as a Chair, Division Chief or similar key position leading a diverse, complex and well-balanced department to achieve growth, loyalty and quality goals of the institution are essential. Board Certification in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology and eligibility for a faculty appointment with The Ohio State University College of Medicine at the rank of Associate or full Professor are required, with Board Certification in Pediatric Pathology preferred.
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