The Department of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego is seeking an experienced, nationally recognized, dynamic and visionary leader to serve as the Division Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology.
The UC San Diego Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology is among the busiest pediatric practices in the country. It serves the children of San Diego county at both the Rady Children's Hospital via the Rady Children's Health Network and the UC San Diego Ratner Children's Eye Center. The amalgamation of Rady and UCSD resources into one program represents an exciting and unique opportunity. The successful candidate will lead a unified division in clinical care at multiple sites, research and educational programs.
Candidates must have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD. Candidates with an MD must be Board Certified in Ophthalmology, have or be qualified for a California medical license, and have completed fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology.
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a nonprofit, 524-bed pediatric-care facility dedicated to excellence in care, research and teaching:
We are the only hospital in the San Diego area dedicated exclusively to pediatric healthcare and the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center.
In affiliation with the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, we are the region’s teaching hospital for the next generation of pediatric physicians.
We are a major pediatric clinical research center, working in collaboration with world-renowned institutions, including UC San Diego and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.