The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Rheumatology of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine located at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas, seeks candidates for a Clinical Educator as the third member of the Pediatric Rheumatology Section. Requirements include an MD/DO degree and board eligibility/board certification in Pediatric Rheumatology. The focus of the position will be clinical care, education and clinical research. The position is available immediately, but the starting date is negotiable.
The Pediatric Rheumatology service receives approximately 650 patient referrals a year. The UAMS Department of Pediatrics employs over 240 faculty members and 90 residents. Arkansas Children’s Hospital is among the largest children’s hospitals in the United States and is the only tertiary care faculty for children in the state of Arkansas. For the past three years, Arkansas Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the nation’s best places to work by FORTUNE. The Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, located on campus, boasts excellent new laboratory space.
Located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Little Rock offers Midwestern family values combined with the genteel civility and friendliness of the South, affordable housing, quality school options, a mild climate, excellent cultural and artistic venues, sports activities, would class hunting, fishing, biking trails and numerous other outdoor recreational opportunities plus extraordinary natural beauty. With the population in excess of 500,000, greater Little Rock offers the most desirable features of large cities without sacrificing ease of access and convenience.
For more information regarding the Department of Pediatrics, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, see the following websites:
Department of Pediatrics – www.arpediatrics.org
Arkansas Children’s Hospital – www.archildrens.org
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – www.uams.edu
Interested applicants should contact:
Paula Morris, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief of Pediatric Rheumatology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Department of Pediatrics
1 Children’s Way, Slot 512-02
Little Rock, AR 72202
The State of Arkansas has a Conrad 30 program.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is an equal opportunity employer.
We are committed to the importance of the diversity of UAMS leadership, faculty, staff and students in order to enhance the education of our students, reduce racial and ethnic health disparities in our state, and provide an environment in which all employees and views are welcomed.