Title:  Assistant Professor - Academic General

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  3221
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare, and community service locally and globally. With over 1200 faculty, the department of pediatrics is ranked as one of the nation's largest, most diverse, and most successful pediatric programs. Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) is leading pediatric medicine locally, nationally and internationally. TCH is ranked #3 nationally by U.S. News and World Report for overall pediatric care. Located in Houston, Texas, the hospital is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. Houston is the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a thriving intellectual and cultural environment that is an international leader in arts, education, healthcare, and cuisine.


Academic General Pediatrics /Complex Care Clinic is seeking passionate Pediatric or Med/Peds BC/BE candidates for a program for children with medical complexity.

The Complex Care Clinic at Texas Children's Hospital seeks another M.D. or D.O. to join its team of outpatient complex care pediatricians and nurse practitioners. Our program staff include clinical nurses and medical assistants, nurse care coordinators, patient navigators, social workers, dedicated dietitians and a clinical pharmacist. An embedded child/adolescent psychiatrist is also part of the team. We provide primary care, consultations, and care coordination for children with medical complexity. The patient population is focused on youth with medical complexity from the Houston metro area. Our patients' diagnoses include extreme prematurity, tracheostomy and ventilator dependence, genetic disorders, short bowel syndrome.

While primarily responsible for direct clinical care as a primary care pediatrician, this position would also involve research, advocacy, and education for families, health care professionals, and others. The Complex Care Clinic program is housed within the Section of Academic General Pediatrics and includes a wide array of faculty experts in medical education, health policy, advocacy, immigrant health and vaccination policy.


The ideal candidate would preferably have experience in complex care or team-based, comprehensive care. An ability to work well with parents and a multidisciplinary team is essential, as is a passion for working with children and youth with special health care needs. Candidates should be board certified or eligible in Pediatrics or Med/Peds. Applicants seeking a full time position are preferred, but those seeking a part time position will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications
  • M.D. or D.O., with preference given to an MPH, MPP, MPA, PhD or MBA
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in caring for children with medical complexity
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities which include collaborative skills effective with all levels of constituents, a proven ability to lead and to manage through influence, as well as championing change when needed
  • A passion in working with children and youth with special health care needs.





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