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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Chief, Neurosciences-Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Director, Pediatric Neurology-Emory SOM

Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Atlanta, GA – Children’s Hospital of Atlanta (Children’s) and Emory University School of Medicine; seek an accomplished, collaborative pediatric neurologist with a strong clinical and academic foundation to serve as Chief, Neurosciences  at Children’s and Director, Pediatric Neurology for Emory University School of Medicine. 

Children’s is a leading pediatric health system and one of the largest in the country - treating more than one million patients annually.  In efforts to better serve the community and provide cutting-edge healthcare, Children’s formed a vital partnership with Emory University, a leading private institution committed to academic excellence and fostering scholars.  Children’s and Emory’s pediatric neurosciences program is advancing clinical, educational and scholarly activities with the goal of top tier achievement in all areas. 

The new Chief will have an opportunity to lead this endeavor and shape the future of one of the most comprehensive pediatric neurosciences programs in the country.  Further, Children’s is investing a billion dollars in new facilities to construct a larger medical campus in North Druid Hills. This includes a new hospital and the Center for Advanced Pediatrics which will integrate pediatric subspecialties in one location to improve access to care, collaboration amongst the provider team and research opportunities to better serve the patients of the southeast region.

The Chief will serve as the lead physician executive for Neurosciences at Children’s and will direct the program through strategic leadership and oversight of clinical operations.  This leader will be responsible for integrating neurological services across the enterprise to ensure a high standard of patient care and support the growth of system wide initiatives. 

As the leader of the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the Emory School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, he/she will be responsible for operational leadership to expand clinical programs while enhancing access to clinical care.  The Chief will be expected to augment the quality of existing clinical services, faculty recruitment and mentorship, educational programs, research, and leadership of the division. 

The successful candidate will be an outstanding clinical and respected academic leader with demonstrated ability to articulate a vision, effectively inspire, lead others and guide faculty.  He/she will be a physician with board certification in Child Neurology with a track record of achievement in a high performing pediatric neurology division.

To find out more, contact Linda Komnick and Jim King through the office of Vinny Gossain at 630-575-6957 or via email to  All inquiries will be confidential.

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