Stanford School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


Stanford, CA

Date Posted

September 7, 2021

The Stanford Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, research, education, training, and advocacy. With over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, our department is one of the largest in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, we attract medical students, interns, postdoctoral scholars, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world. We offer broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient and community settings. Integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they’ll need as future advocates of children’s health.

The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our faculty and staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

At this time, the Division of General Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital/Stanford University School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Clinician Educator at the rank of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor. The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. This is a benefited position involving patient care and teaching at Gardner Packard Children’s Health Center (GPCHC).  GPCHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center that serves as the main primary care teaching site for residents and medical students at the Stanford School of Medicine. Preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to addressing the needs of underserved populations and to those who are Spanish-speaking.

Core responsibilities and features of this position include:

  • Delivery of high quality primary and acute care 8 half-day sessions per week;
  • Opportunities to plan and participate in resident and medical student education alongside experienced medical educators;
  • Engagement in quality improvement initiatives and faculty education;
  • Option to work with a coalition of neighboring safety net providers to improve population level pediatric outcomes

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

At Stanford, we strive to ensure that a diversity of cultures, races and ethnicities, genders, political and religious beliefs, physical and learning differences, sexual orientations and identities is thriving on our campus. Such diversity will inspire new angles of inquiry, new modes of analysis, new discoveries and new solutions. To learn more about how Stanford thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our IDEAL website, found here:

Why Stanford is for you:  

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives,
  • And More!

How to apply:

The Pediatrics Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with optional diversity statement and current curriculum vitae to:

Elizabeth Stuart, MD, MSEd, Associate Division Chief for Primary Care and Education, Search Chair

c/o Celine Dang:

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with optional diversity statement and current curriculum vitae to:

Elizabeth Stuart, MD, MSEd, Associate Division Chief for Primary Care and Education, Search Chair

c/o Celine Dang:

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