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Pediatric Allergy & Clinical Immunology Section Chief

Medical College of Wisconsin & Children’s Wisconsin

The Department of Pediatrics, in collaboration with the Department of Medicine, at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is seeking an innovative and scholarly leader to serve as Section Chief for Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 

The Children's Allergy & Immunology team diagnoses and treats both adults and children, and includes thirteen faculty, and researchers, nine advanced practice providers, and staff who support the missions of the team. The Division has key specialized services including Primary Immunodeficiency Program, Asthma Plus Program, Biologics, Mast Cell Disorder Clinic, Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Clinic, and clinical nutrition services that foster the development of unique treatment of patients with complex allergy and respiratory conditions.  Children's Wisconsin partners with MCW as a regional, national, and international) leader in the field of immunology research and treatment. Since 1987, the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center has collaborated, researched, and improved treatments for primary immunodeficiencies. The Division’s Clinical Immunodiagnostic & Research Laboratory (CIRL) offers some of the most advanced testing in the country resulting in quicker, better results for patients.  Research focus areas include asthma in community, molecular pathogenesis of common variable immunodeficiency, and hereditary angioedema.  Currently, there are four approved clinical trials and three clinical trials awaiting IRB approval.

The Section Chief will develop and guide the clinical, educational, community and research missions of this comprehensive academic allergy and immunology program.  Additionally, there is an opportunity to work with the Department of Medicine to build clinical programs in allergy and clinical immunology with the adult practice at Froedtert Health.  The Section Chief will work closely with the MCW Center for Immunology and the Children's Research Institute to foster continued growth in fundamental and translation immunology research, building state-of-the-art shared resources for basic and clinical immunology, and the education and training of division physicians. This is a faculty position offering an academic appointment at the Medical College of Wisconsin commensurate with experience.  The ideal candidate will:

  • Steer the program through programmatic excellence in alignment with the clinical, research, education, and community engagement missions of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Wisconsin.
  • Work collaboratively in a matrixed, diverse, complex environment.
  • Nurture a culture of inclusion, accountability and professionalism across the enterprise while responsibly administering the division’s finances.
  • Successfully recruit and retain diverse, talented faculty, and foster their career development.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for the mission and vision of MCW’s Section of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology and will have a strong track record of collaboration, scholarship, and leadership appropriate for faculty appointment.  Relevant clinical experience, success in scholarly work, and leadership are required.  As Section Chief of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology, this individual will report to the Chair of Pediatrics.

MCW is one of the nation’s premier freestanding and private academic health sciences institutions and widely recognized for advancing academics, training, education, and research. MCW is a major national research center ranking in the top third of U.S. medical schools in National Institute of Health (NIH) funding and is Wisconsin’s largest private research institution.  Our world-class physicians and staff, leading-edge technology and in-depth research combined with our compassionate, caring approach make us the best choice to care for children in the state of Wisconsin.  Children’s Wisconsin is a free-standing 298-bed children's hospital centrally located with MCW. Children's Wisconsin ranks as one of the top children's hospitals in the United States by US News.

Center for Immunology

The Center for Immunology was established in 2018 and built on a strong decade-long informal group known as the Committee on Immunology that spanned investigators at the MCW, the Children’s Research Institute and Versiti Blood Research Institute.  The Center for Immunology combines expertise in basic and clinical immunology to accomplish two goals across MCW:

  • Integrate immunological resources around emerging needs in clinical care that will constitute the personalized healthcare of tomorrow
  • Coordinate immunological research investment capacity by coordinating Center communications and interactions

The comprehensive Center for Immunology coordinates the resources, investments, and research strengths in immunology to build additional capacity in basic and translational research, enhance patient care, and strengthen MCW’s connection to the community.  To achieve these strategic goals the Center for Immunology empowers clinicians and basic scientist collaboration in translational research, to understand immune pathology and pathophysiology, and to develop individualized and effective treatments for our patients. Congruent with these translational goals the Center will streamline the education and training of tomorrow’s physician scientists so that they are conversant in the use of immune-based therapies and confident in initiating cutting-edge trials with new therapies.

The Children’s Research Institute

The long-standing financial commitment by Children’s Wisconsin to supporting pediatric research was formalized in 2003 by creating the Children’s Research Institute (CRI).  In 2007, dedicated pediatric laboratory research space was expanded by adding nearly 100,000 square feet of lab space in a new building, which provides infrastructure and other support for pediatric investigators conducting child health research.  Children’s Wisconsin prioritizes research as a philanthropic cause to stimulate research activity and provides ~ $16 million annually to support pediatric research annually inclusive of philanthropy and overhead.  The CRI’s academic partners include the Medical College of Wisconsin, UW-Milwaukee, and Marquette University. Types of support provided by the CRI include: (1) supplemental grant support for early-stage investigators; (2) competitive pilot grants to help investigators test new ideas; (3) shared services including biostatistics, flow cytometry, and a pediatric translational research unit staffed by pediatric nurses.

Children’s Medical Group

Children’s Medical Group (CMG) provides primary care for more than 140,000 children. CMG has >130 providers in 22 locations, which include locations in both urban and suburban sites. CMG's Midtown Pediatrics is the academic center for general pediatrics for our enterprise. Since 2014 there has been a 12 percent growth in paneled patients, and CMG has received acknowledgement for patient-centered medical home recognition.  

Children’s Specialty Group

A multi-specialty academic group practice with over 600 providers that provides specialty services at Children’s Wisconsin and 22 ambulatory clinic locations across Wisconsin and beyond. Established in 2000 as joint venture (50/50) between Children's Wisconsin and Health System and The Medical College of Wisconsin, it is led by a physician chief executive officer and governed by an elected board of directors.

The mission of Children's Specialty Group is to provide the highest quality specialty health care services to infants, children, and adolescents. Children's Specialty Group is committed to advancing the effectiveness of health care through education and the application of leading-edge research and innovative technologies. Children's Specialty Group provides a critical link between Children's Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin's commitment to excellence in medical education and research.

Medical College of Wisconsin

At the core of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the pursuit of new knowledge and the power of academic medicine. Bringing together the world’s top scientists and clinicians, inspired students, and invested communities, we are driven to solve the most complex challenges in health and society. MCW is home to a diverse group of thought leaders collaborating to build a healthier world and a continuous cycle of life-changing knowledge.  As a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists, and health professionals, MCW is home to more than 1,500 students in the Medical, Graduate, and Pharmacy Schools, over 900 physicians in residency and fellowship programs, approximately 1,650 physicians, and 750 additional healthcare practitioners.

MCW is Wisconsin's leader in health and science. We inspire hope by discovering life-saving treatments and cures, and we train thousands of the world’s most brilliant minds in science and medicine through our academic medical center. We believe the only way to build a healthier world is to build it together, and by investing in the health and vitality of our community, we will improve health for all.

Milwaukee
Located along Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is one of America’s great cities, combining a dynamic urban community with a rich cultural heritage with access to parks, rivers, and other outdoor recreation.  It is home to the 2021 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks, and headquarters for industry leaders including Northwestern Mutual, Harley Davidson, and others. Milwaukee is a popular venue for sailing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals; the city is recognized for its museums, fine dining, gardens, and parks.  Located less than two hours from Chicago, you can enjoy all that Wisconsin has to offer while still traveling to the “big city.”

MCW is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that embracing human differences is critical to realize our vision of a healthier world, and we recognize that a healthy and thriving community starts from within.  We strive to integrate our human and social differences into MCW’s functioning, strategies and culture to create a diverse and equitable workplace. If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  The Medical College of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

MCW is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We particularly encourage those who are under-represented in medicine to applyApplication review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Nominations and applications, including current curriculum vitae and a cover letter stating qualifications and reasons for interest in the role, may be submitted to:

All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant. 

Kelli Cameron, M.S., SHRM-SCP, Director of Physician Recruitment, at [email protected]



Requirements

Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience, and skills:

  • Minimum of an MD, MD/PhD, DO, or foreign medical equivalent
  • Successful completion of Pediatrics or Internal Medicine residency program
  • Board certified in Allergy and Immunology
  • Eligible for full unrestricted licensure to practice in the State of Wisconsin
  • A distinguished academic career in research (basic science, clinical or translational), education, and/or quality and process improvement with a national reputation allergy or immunology
  • An ability to foster a highly collaborative academic environment
  • Experience in medical education/administration, strong evidence of administrative ability
  • Leadership in a complex, multi-faceted university, or academic medical center, with demonstrated strategy implementation skills

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64141831
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI
  • Position Title: Pediatric Allergy & Clinical Immunology Section Chief
  • Industry: Academic Medical Group
  • Job Function: Physicians/Surgeons
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Board Certified
  • Required Travel: None

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