Pediatric Ophthalmology Faculty Opportunity

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On behalf of Dr. Christine Finck, Surgeon-in-Chief / Peter Deckers Endowed Chair of Surgery and the Connecticut Children’s Ophthalmology Division, CareerPhysician, LLC, a leader in academic pediatric recruitment, has initiated a national search to identify a high caliber faculty ophthalmologist to join their growing team with opportunity to advance the mission and reputation of the program.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • The Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology has 6 faculty, including 3 physicians, 2 optometrists and 2 advanced practice clinicians dedicated to serving children throughout Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, and Eastern New York - approximately 1,000,000 child lives and responsible for the oversight of 12 NICUs in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
  • The new faculty member will align and report directly to the Division Chief at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, joining an institution with strategic and fiscal commitment to the clinical, academic, and educational enhancement of the division and the growth of their faculty.
  • Resources and institutional commitment to initiate a Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program.
  • Connecticut Children’s is the only institution in the state that offers a unique, child-centered environment with the expertise of fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologists and the compliment of multidisciplinary programs and diagnostic capabilities. The ophthalmology division provides a tremendous opportunity to build a nationally recognized clinical program with specific opportunities in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), cataract surgery, and strabismus.
  • We believe this to be one of the top faculty opportunities in pediatrics, offering the selected faculty a chance to participate in research and teaching while contributing to a culture focused on children and access to quality care.
  • The Institution is open to support mid-career faculty, seasoned providers or fellows looking for a place to establish a career.
  • The compensation range for this appointment will be based on rank and prior academic contributions.

For more details about this opportunity, or if you would like to recommend an individual(s) who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Mark Lozano at mark@careerphysician.com, or at 469-553-9311. All inquiries will remain confidential, and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is an AA/EOE/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.