Associate or Full Professor (Chief of Epilepsy) - Pediatrics - Neurology (90002437)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7077220 (Ref.No. 6555-en_US)
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Pediatric Neurology & Developmental Neuroscience of the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.

The Chief of Epilepsy position is a senior leadership position overseeing clinical and academic oversight of the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy program at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital. This includes supervision of the Epilepsy Program Medical Directors and Clinic Subspecialty Leaders. This position would help develop, institute, and maintain best practices within the Epilepsy Group and help foster academic pursuits for all of its clinical faculty and staff. 

Job Duties

70% clinical effort will be devoted to assisting with in-patient service, fellows clinic, neurosurgery candidate screening and reducing our wait list of patients for Epilepsy. Service responsibility will include EEG, EMU and reading of studies. 

30% administrative effort will be devoted to continuing to foster the continuous success with the Department of Pediatric Neurology's USNWR ranking and relative changes to our practice with Care First etc., Legacy Tower, expansion of the Epilepsy service line.

As a member of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, our Level 4 program includes a 12 bed EMU as well as MEG, PET, SPECT and TMS services. Our hospitals located in Houston Texas, provide Pediatric Emergency Centers staffed by physicians who are board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine; acute care inpatient units staffed by Pediatric Hospitalists; and intensive care units staffed by Pediatric Critical Care specialists. A large cohort of pediatric subspecialists provide inpatient and outpatient services at all locations (Main Campus, West Campus, and Woodlands).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: M.D. or equivalent. 
  • Minimum Certification/Licensure: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board; obtainable upon hire offer
  • Board certified/eligible





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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