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Pediatric Hospital Medicine Clinical Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Apply now Work type: CE - Clinician Educator
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Stanford Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, research, education, training, and advocacy. With over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, our department is one of the largest in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, we attract medical students, interns, postdoctoral scholars, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world. We offer broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient and community settings. Integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they'll need as future advocates of children's health.

The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our faculty and staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

At this time, the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital/Stanford University School of Medicine is recruiting a Clinician Educator as a(n) Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.


Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


Stanford University-Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine is currently recruiting experienced full-time, or part-time Pediatric Hospitalists to cover Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford with a focus on sedation though the role would include care of children in the hospital outside the sedation service as well.  The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine is the one of the fastest growing pediatric Divisions at Stanford University. We are not only looking to positively impact children’s health in Palo Alto, but also the region. We have 70+ physicians managing sick children throughout 6 different hospitals in the area. When we are not active with patient care, our Hospitalists hold many leadership roles throughout various hospital committees to help ensure we are providing safe and excellent clinical and patient-centered care

Your responsibilities will include:

We offer diverse clinical experiences.  This role would include sedation as well as care of children in other acute care areas of the hospital. There may be opportunities to work clinically at one of our community sites as well.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

-Active or able to apply for a California medical license

-Experience and comfort with the care of hospitalized pediatric patients

-Good teamwork and communication skills

-Interest in personal faculty development in various areas such as quality improvement, evidence based care, and medical education along with opportunities to be engaged both local and nationally.

-Sedation experience/interest is ideal but there are opportunities for training and proctoring

-Experience with quality improvement work and/or projects (preferred but not required)


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

At Stanford, we strive to ensure that a diversity of cultures, races and ethnicities, genders, political and religious beliefs, physical and learning differences, sexual orientations and identities is thriving on our campus. Such diversity will inspire new angles of inquiry, new modes of analysis, new discoveries and new solutions. To learn more about how Stanford thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our IDEAL website, found here:

Why Stanford is for you:  

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives,
  • And More!


 How to apply:

The Pediatrics Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please submit a cover letter with an optional diversity statement and CV.


The expected base pay range for this position is:
Clinical Instructor: $207,000 - $233,000
Clinical Assistant Professor: $237,000 - $276,000
Clinical Associate Professor: $279,000 - $317,000
Clinical Professor: $322,000 - $361,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all
components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation
programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing
assistance, please contact the hiring department.
Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university
reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined
based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected
candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and
external market pay for comparable jobs.


Lauren Destino, MD

Clinical Professor
Associate Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Program


Courtney Gong

PHM Operations Manager

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