Chief, Division of Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Health

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Dec 01, 2022
Deadline: Dec 01, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track to serve as Medical Chief of the Division of Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Health and to co-lead with the Chief of Academic Affairs. The division is a large, and growing division that includes pediatric psychology, neuropsychology, psychiatry, social work, BCBA, nursing, and administrative staff across four sections (Integrated Behavioral Health, ED/Crisis/Inpatient, Pediatric Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Assessment) and multiple programs. Applicants must have outstanding qualifications in clinical care, education, and research. Applicants must have an M.D and/or Ph.D or equivalent degree. Applicants must be board certified in Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Certification in Pediatrics is desired but not required.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching medical students, residents, fellows in Psychiatry, Psychology Social work, and Advanced Practice Clinicians. The Division has responsibilities for training and educating the next generation of Child Mental Health Professionals and leaders – a priority for the Division.

Clinical responsibilities may include inpatient, or outpatient services provided by the division at the University City, Cedar Avenue, and King of Prussia Hospital campuses. The Division leads a robust inpatient (Consultation/Liaison Service, Medical Behavioral Unit, Cedar Avenue Inpatient Child and Adolescent Unites, Integrated Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology in subspecialty inpatient care and rehabilitation), emergency services (at Cedar Avenue, KOPH, and University City) and outpatient clinical programs including the Pediatric Health and Behavior Program, Integrated Pediatric Psychology (e.g., GI psychologists, psycho-oncologists, pain psychologists), Neuropsychology Outpatient Services, Neonatal Follow-up Program Assessment.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include child, adolescent, and young adult health research. The next Division Chief will co-lead a large group of investigators that are focused on promoting the development, identification, dissemination, and implementation of best practices and effective health policies to reduce health disparities and improve the health and well-being of children, adolescents, and their families. The department has a strong track record of extramural federal funding in basic science, translational and clinical research, implementation science, health equity, quality improvement science, and community participatory research.

The next Division Chief will co-lead one of the largest and most successful child and adolescent psychiatry programs in the nation. The Division of Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Health is comprised of approximately 120 clinical professionals and 8 administrative leaders and staff. The Division Chief will lead the division collaboratively with the Division Chief for Academic Affairs and in partnership with section chiefs and medical and clinical directors. The successful candidate must demonstrate ability to collaborate with psychiatry and psychology faculty and multidisciplinary clinicians.

The Division Chief reports to the Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and works closely with the other Division Chiefs and the Associate Chairs. The Division Chief will, in partnership with the Division Chief for Academic Affairs, oversee the clinical, research, and educational activities of the Division, lead recruiting efforts in the Division and ensure career mentoring for all faculty and fellows in the Division.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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