Division of Hematology - Co-Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program - In Residence
University of California, San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: JPF03761
UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Division of Hematology, Department of Pediatrics Co-Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program In Residence Faculty
The Division of Hematology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are recruiting for the Co-Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program. Appointment will be for the In Residence series, at the full rank. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.
The Co-Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program is responsible for maintaining an established research program focused on health disparities and qualitative outcomes in sickle cell disease.
As co-director of a large comprehensive sickle cell disease program, this individual is responsible for managing a network of clinical care sites linked to the comprehensive center hub, and will assist with efforts at local, state, and national levels to ensure access to comprehensive, culturally competent care for persons with sickle cell disease.
The Co-Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program will track quality-assurance and access data across the clinical sites and prepare regular reports. The successful candidate will co-manage a comprehensive care team, developing a strategic plan for outreach, research, and equitable access to care. This individual is expected to maintain an active, independent research program. The position will include participation (either in person or by designee) in service line planning and operations to identify opportunities for growth within the UCSF Health System.
Qualifications: • Qualified candidate must possess a Medical Degree or PhD. • Proven record of accomplishment driving qualitative outcomes. • Minimum 10 years’ experience overseeing sickle cell program areas. • Strong leadership as well as organizational skills needed to effectively operate in a complex environment.
The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2020. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2020, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.
Interested candidates can apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03761 with a curriculum vitae and statement of contributions to diversity. Applicant materials must list current qualifications upon submission. Candidate must meet the qualifications at the time of application.
For more information contact: Mark Walters, MD Interim Chief, Division of Hematology UCSF, Department of Pediatrics Mark.Walters@ucsf.edu
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.