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Hunt for a Cure” Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Scientist
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine seeks a sixth board certified full-time Pulmonologist to join their group as the “Hunt for a Cure” pediatric pulmonary research scientist.
50-75% time devoted to research and 25-50% clinical time.
Provide collaboration, teamwork and leadership for the Michigan State University (MSU) – Spectrum Health Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Program (CFTRP). The CFTRP already exists with a basic science team of PhD researchers and staff that have been successful in securing significant extramural grant funding. The expectation of the physician scientist is that he or she will come with a strong foundation of research that will continue to grow and generate extramural funding to foster program growth and continued research.
The MSU-Grand Rapids Research Center is a brand new, state of the art basic science laboratory building located adjacent to the clinical care campus in downtown Grand Rapids. With the success of this first building, a second research facility has broken ground and is slated for completion in 2022.
A Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship program has been approved for Fall 2020.
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital (HDVCH) is a free standing, 236-bed (108-bed NICU) regional tertiary referral center on the main campus of Spectrum Health. HDVCH:
cares for 10,000 inpatients, sees 110,000 ambulatory visits and over 50,000 visits to Pediatric Emergency Department annually.
serves a 37 county region with 200 pediatric specialists in 50 pediatric specialty areas.
recognized as one of U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation.
Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system, based in West Michigan, offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of 12 hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital; 180 ambulatory and service sites; 3,200 employed physicians and advanced practice providers including members of the Spectrum Health Medical Group; and Priority Health, a 790,000-member health plan. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with 25,300 employees.
Grand Rapids, Michigan is a cosmopolitan area and the second largest city in the state located just 35 minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and just 2 1/2 hours from Chicago! The metropolitan population of Grand Rapids is over 1 million, but Spectrum Health services a population of more than 9 million. We have strong, philanthropic communities and endless natural beauty, making Grand Rapids a great place for you and your family to call home!