Title:  Assistant Professor

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  6949

Baylor College of Medicine 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 Summary



The Texas Children's Health Plan is committed to providing high quality health care services to pediatric patients eligible for Medicaid and CHIP in the greater Houston area. In order to best achieve this goal, the Health Plan has opened community clinics to serve up to 25,000 pediatric patients. The clinics are integrated with dentistry, optometry, OB/Gyn, pharmacy and behavioral health services. The practice model is a team based, family centered approach with data driven quality improvement as a core tenet. Providers working in the Center will have faculty appointments in the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics in the Section of Academic General Pediatrics. There will be opportunities for scholarship in operational research, quality improvement and health professional education.


If being a change leader in the way pediatric care is delivered to families with limited resources in the Houston area interests you, please contact: Stephanie Marton, MD (samarton@texaschildrens.org; 832-

828-1654) to discuss the positions further.

Job Summary

PURPOSE: The Physician works collaboratively with the healthcare team to render age appropriate care. The Physician provides assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment and procedures. The role of the Physician is in accordance with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.


REPORTS TO: Medical Director of the Centers and Section Head of the Section of Academic General Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital.


POLICY SETTING RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides input through membership on Physician Advisor Committees.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Informally responsible for supervising care team during clinical care.



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