Title:  Assistant Professor - Emergency Medicine

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  273

Division: Pediatrics (80001016) 

Department: Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine (90002424) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).

Department Description

The Emergency Medicine Section provides PEM coverage to: 

  • TCH Medical Center, the largest free-standing pediatric quaternary care hospital in the country with over 75,000 Emergency Center (EC) visits/year (65% are ESI acuity 1-3); 
  • TCH West Campus, which opened in 2011 as a suburban free- standing pediatric tertiary care hospital with over 40,000 visits/year (45% are ESI acuity 1-3); 
  • St Luke’s The Woodlands Community Hospital, with over 15,000 pediatric visits/year. We are also in the process of building our 3rd free-standing children’s hospital in The Woodlands – it is on schedule to open its doors April 2017 – see below bullet; and 
  • Texas Children’s The Woodlands Hospital is scheduled to open outpatient services in fall 2016 and inpatient (EC)/patient care services in spring 2017. Located 35 miles north of the Medical Center Campus, The Woodlands Hospital will have 32 acute care beds, 28 intensive care beds, 25 emergency rooms, 4 operating rooms, and 12 radiology rooms (including 2 MRIs). Patient volume and acuity in the first three years are projected to reach numbers similar to or greater than the West Campus. Below is a link to the Woodlands website which has content on the future hospital and the Woodlands community. http://texaschildrenspeople.org/the-woodlands/ 

Texas Children's Hospital is looking for qualified BE/BC PEM faculty.  

The Emergency Medicine Section of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, in association with the Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH), is seeking pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians interested in full-time clinical positions at one of our community sites in Houston, Katy and The Woodlands, Texas. 

Job Responsibilities:

Collectively, we care for over 130,000 children, annually. Houston is a business hub and the most culturally diverse city in the country with a 3% population growth rate last year. We are looking for faculty at the junior and mid-career level with clinical interests. Qualified applicants must be BC/BE in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package. We do offer salary incentives for qualified applicants who are willing to focus their clinical practice at one of our community sites.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum Education: M.D. or equivalent.
  • Minimum Certification/Licensure: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board.





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