The Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology is seeking a board eligible or board certified Pediatric Hematology/Oncology physician with a primary focus on sickle cell disease. This faculty member will serve in the Sickle Cell Clinic with the care of pediatric and young adult patients. There are two social workers dedicated to the sickle cell patient population at MUSC. Vibrant opportunities exist for participation in clinical trials and research networks. Emphasis will be placed on continuing to develop robust infrastructure and quality measures for care of sickle cell disease patients throughout the lifespan at MUSC with a focus on coordinating efforts with the internal medicine department. Opportunities for dual appointment (in Pediatrics and Medicine) exist for a candidate with the appropriate medicine/pediatrics training and board certification. This faculty member will also participate in the weekend call coverage for the pediatric hematology/oncology service and the weekday pediatric hematology/oncology inpatient coverage as needed.
Eligible for South Carolina Medical License and Board Certification.
Internal Number: 504814
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Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.