Society for Pediatric Pathology

Pathologist Positions

February 22, 2019

Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Chief of Pediatric Pathology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Chief of Pediatric Pathology

The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine seeks a Chief of Pediatric Pathology who is board certified in Pediatric Pathology and eligible for medical licensure in the state of Tennessee. The Department has a strong and diverse faculty, excellent training programs, and provides a very supportive atmosphere for practicing subspecialty academic anatomic pathology. The section of Pediatric Pathology in the Division of Anatomic Pathology currently includes four faculty members dedicated to the evaluation of approximately 9465 pediatric and 1181 placental cases per year (a total of 24,014 parts), clinical and translational research, and education. The latter is primarily focused on our residency and fellowship programs, including an ACGME-accredited pediatric pathology fellowship. Depending on qualifications and experience, applicants are expected to be eligible for appointment at the professor or associate professor level on the Clinician Educator track. The successful candidate is expected to be a high-performing, dynamic and data-driven individual with strong communication skills and a commitment to mentoring colleagues and trainees in the department.

Located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (total of 864 beds) is one of the nation’s leading research and teaching institutions with undergraduate medical programs contiguous on the same campus. The Vanderbilt University Medical Center, including the Monroe Carell Children’s Hospital (267 beds), is experiencing expansion in many areas with a top 20 cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs, expanding educational programs, and multiple opportunities for clinical, translational and basic science research. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, diverse entertainment, excellent schools, and ready access to outdoor activities.

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Applicants are requested to send a C.V., a list of at least 3 references, and a letter of interest to:

Alice Coogan, M.D.
Vice Chair and Executive Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, VUMC
1161 21st Avenue South C3321A MCN
Nashville, TN 37232-2561

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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