University of Iowa Health Care (UI Health Care) seeks a dynamic, experienced and distinguished executive to serve as its next Chair of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief, Stead Family Children's Hospital. This is an extraordinary leadership position for the next Chair to elevate research, advance the academic mission and expand integrated pediatric clinical care at one the nation's leading academic medical centers and elite children's hospitals.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UI Hospitals and Clinics) is the clinical arm of UI Health Care and provides the full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty care drawing patients from Iowa, the region and around the world. UI Hospitals and Clinics employs over 10,000 FTEs, and
the medical staff includes more than 1,000 clinical physicians from the Carver College of Medicine. In 2017, UI Health Care opened a new 14-floor, children's hospital - adding 134 pediatric beds and 507,000 square feet to the UI Hospitals and Clinics' main campus.
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics currently includes over 150 faculty, a three-year pediatric residency and 11 subspecialty fellowships. It is home to one of the top academic departments in the US, with over $13 million in funding from the NIH. The completion of the Stead Family Children's Hospital positions the department for growth and ensures a commitment, now and into the future, to pediatric care for the children of Iowa and the region.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.