Pediatrics - Adolescent Med Physician - Academics - Program Director Job with Arkansas Children's Hospital/UAMS, Dept. of Pediat in Little Rock, AR

Chief of Adolescent Medicine Sought for One of Nation's Leading Children's Hospitals

  • Accepts J1 Visas: Not Specified
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Not Specified
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:Yes
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 08/17/2021
  • 950613
  • Adol Med Chief

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, Arkansas seek a full-time board eligible/certified experienced Pediatric Adolescent Medicine Physician to create and build an adolescent medicine program.


  • Faculty appointment at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
  • Opportunity is ideal for a mid-career candidate with a vision to create a dynamic adolescent medicine program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital with subspecialty care including eating disorders and reproductive health.
  • Existing resources with strong community support ready to be mobilized.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package along with robust faculty mentoring program and multiple available tracks for promotion and/or tenure including Clinical Attending, Clinician-Educator and Clinician-Scientist with promotion and tenure eligibility after 5th year.
  • Ample opportunity to participate in and create collaborative multidisciplinary clinics.
  • Active involvement in educating medical students, residents, fellows, and students with additional opportunity for leadership, educational outreach, and clinical research.
  • Partnership with established team to create exceptional work-life balance
  • Supportive environment for clinical research and innovation, including the support of a comprehensive research institute on-site.


  • Only pediatric health system in Arkansas.  With a population of over 3 million, ACH is the major pediatric referral center for Arkansas serving children from birth to age 21.
  • Staff consists of more than 500 faculty, 200 residents (95 pediatrics), and 4,400 support staff.
  • As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, the ACH campus spans 36 city blocks and includes a 336-bed hospital, 4 intensive care units, a research institute, and a USDA-ARS nutrition center.
  • Focused on excellence in child health, ACH is a MAGNET recognized hospital, a level 1 children’s surgery center, and is ranked in 4 specialties by US News and World Report.


  • Little Rock metro area has a population range of 740,000
  • The downtown River Market, South Main and Argenta (North Little Rock) areas provide a walking district for dining, shopping, sports, museums, libraries, night life, concerts, festivals and a host of other activities.
  • Thriving community with many neighborhood options to suit a variety of lifestyles with excellent public and private school options.
  • Large enough to be culturally diverse and small enough to encourage a feeling of community.