University of South Alabama College of Medicine Chair, Department of Pediatrics
The Opportunity: The Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine is going through a time of exponential growth and development and is seeking a visionary leader to serve as the next Chair. New construction and recently renovated facilities provide ample space for the care of children in the local communities and beyond. As a leading academic medical center on the Gulf Coast, USA health is poised with the opportunity to strategically grow the pediatric clinical enterprise in both primary care and subspecialties. The Chair will have an established reputation for clinical and academic excellence and innovation, along with a proven record of the critical leadership, organizational, and management skills needed to lead a major academic and tertiary care department in a highly competitive health care market. The Chair will be a highly energetic, collaborative, and creative physician leader who has keen business acumen and the ability to drive volume and program expansion. Ensuring the highest level of patient satisfaction, quality, and safety, the Chair will demonstrate commitment to the clinical service needs of USA Health and academic mission of the Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine.
About the University of South Alabama and USA Health: A part of the University of South Alabama, USA Health has a broad reach extending from Alabama to Mississippi to Northwest Florida. The institution trains nearly 6,600 students per year across 22-degree programs in the biomedical and health science fields in its Colleges of Medicine, Allied Health, Nursing, and Auburn College of Pharmacy. USA Health serves the region with advanced and innovative care through USA Health University Hospital, USA Health Physicians Group, USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, and USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital.
For Inquires, Nominations, and Applications: Dr. Josh Ward, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry, is proud to be partnering with USA Health on this search. To ensure full consideration, all inquiries, nominations, and applications should be submitted electronically as soon as possible to Ms. Kait Hasler at Kait.Hasler@KornFerry.com