Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the Department of Surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center, seeks an outstanding transformational leader to serve as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology. The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and will be the senior leader representing CCMC in its statewide Pediatric Ophthalmology endeavors.
The new Chief will receive the resources necessary to design, develop and implement a statewide plan for Ophthalmologic services. Development of educational and scientific programs will also be encouraged and resourced. The successful MD or MD/PhD candidate will have a track record of professional leadership roles in academics and will inspire and support a culture of continuous quality and process improvement.
Standard responsibilities include: (a) Support implementation of institution-wide improvement initiatives; (b) Develop and support a robust set of improvement goals within the Division, including clinical pathways and evidence-based best practices; (c) Promotion of Patient and Family Centered Care.
Currently, the Division has three pediatric ophthalmologists and two optometrists. Their offices are located in Farmington and Glastonbury, CT. The Pediatric Ophthalmology program has a rich history of providing high quality care and of treating both common and complex conditions affecting the eyes including, but not limited to: Aphakia, Retinoblastoma, Cataract, Esotropia, Ptosis, Glaucoma, Amblyopia, Nystagmus, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Strabismus, and Exotropia.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children’s hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. CCMC is the state’s only academic medical center dedicated exclusively to children and is a tertiary referral center with a medical staff of nearly 1,100 practitioners in more than 30 specialties.
Please contact Jennifer Schaulin, VP, MillicanSolutions, via email: Jennifer.Schaulin@millicansolutions.com or phone: 682-223-5782 for more information. All inquiries will remain confidential without your prior approval.
MD or MD/PhD with a track record of professional leadership roles in academics is desirable. Applicants should have completed a Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship and have board certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology with demonstrated expertise in the field. They should also be eligible for licensure in the State of Connecticut. Rank, salary and faculty status is commensurate with qualifications and experience.