Pediatric Endocrinologist - Wichita

Childrens Mercy Hospital   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Patient Care

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Not Specified years

Posted 347 days ago

Pediatric Endocrinologist - Wichita, Kansas

Children's Mercy Hospital's Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes is seeking a fellowship trained, BC/BE pediatric endocrinologist to join 3 pediatric endocrinologist at our multispecialty campus in Wichita, Kansas.  The duties of the position are primarily clinical, with great opportunities for clinical research in prevention of diabetes.  We are actively recruiting patients for TrialNet Studies.  There are also educational opportunities at the 4 year University of Kansas Medical School in Wichita. The ideal candidate will have an interest in both endocrinology and diabetes.

The patient population is diverse in this busy practice which draws from a large region in Western Kansas. Our physicians also participate in outreach clinics in surrounding western Kansas cities.  Inpatient care at both community hospitals is managed by hospitalists with the endocrinologists serving as consultants.  The electronic health record is a part of the CMH integrated network. 

Teleconferencing allows for participation in CMH educational activities and conferences. Colleagues in Kansas City are accessible for professional discussions and consultation.  

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology includes 20 Pediatric Endocrinologists, 7 fellows, nurse practitioners, social workers, staff nurses, certified diabetes educators, care assistants, clinical research coordinators and administrative assistants.  We serve 4 campuses including Wichita, 2 satellite clinics and 6 outreach clinics in Kansas and Missouri. The Division is currently investigating a wide range of topics associated with endocrinology, including diabetes, growth, and growth hormone