Title:  Associate Professor - CHofSA Pediatrics - Pulmonary

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
Requisition ID:  3023
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

About The Children's Hospital of San Antonio:

We have transformed into a world-class children's hospital - both inside and out. In a typical year, we project that we will have provided inpatient care to 5,000 children, emergency care to 80,000 patients (including our downtown campus and our freestanding pediatric emergency center at Westover Hills), and 73,000 outpatients.

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio employs over 600 allied health professionals, plus 400 nurses. The Joint Commission licensed us as the first freestanding children's hospital in San Antonio on September 18, 2012.

Early February 2013, The Children's Hospital of San Antonio finalized agreements to collaborate with Texas' top pediatric medical providers, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.

About Baylor:

Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, healthcare, and community service. BCM is currently associated with multiple educational, healthcare, and research affiliates.


The Section of Pulmonology in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine has an opening for a Section Chief position at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, a competitive salary, and a full benefits package.  The candidates' credentials and experience will determine the rank of the academic appointment.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include admit, evaluate, diagnose, consult and provide treatment to neonates, infants, children's, adolescents, and young adults (with congenital or lung diseases acquired during childhood) with all types of conditions, disorders, and diseases of the respiratory system and the lungs utilizing a variety of invasive and noninvasive diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. May provide cared to patients in the intensive care setting in conformance with unit policies. Assess, stabilize and determine disposition of patients with emergent conditions consistent with medical staff policy.


Administrative Duties: This position will include assisting with department recruiting, managing the section of pulmonology, community outreach, and developing its service line.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum Education: M.D./D.O. degree, or equivalent successful completion of an accredited fellowship in pediatric pulmonology
  • Minimum Certification/Licenses: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (or eligible for same); Board certification in pediatric pulmonology by the by the American Board of Pediatrics (or eligible for same)





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