Child Abuse Pediatrician/Child Psychiatrist

University of Utah School of Medicine

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 20, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Child Abuse Pediatrician/Child Psychiatrist

The Division of Child Protection and Family Health in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, is recruiting a Child Abuse Pediatrician/Child Psychiatrist.  The provider will provide medical consultation to children on an inpatient and outpatient basis who are undergoing evaluation for suspected child maltreatment.  Additionally, he/she will provide psychiatric evaluation and management of trauma-affected children.  Members of this Division serve in a consultative role for medical professionals and community professionals (CPS, law enforcement) throughout the Intermountain region. Clinical services are provided at Primary Childrens Hospital, University of Utah Burn Unit, and Childrens Justice Centers throughout Utah. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including teaching, research, administration, as well as advocacy.  There will be protected time for clinical research with mentoring available within the Division, the Department and the Medical School.


Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications. 


The University of Utah and Department of Pediatrics offer an excellent benefits package that includes 20.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately and excellent health care choices.  The Department offers an education loan repayment program, departmental research core with mentoring, as well as education and leadership opportunities.  The area offers an excellent quality of life with immense cultural and recreational opportunities.


Interested individuals can apply for the position at:  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information, please contact Dr. Antoinette Laskey at


The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference.  Reasonable accommodations provided. Additional information is available at:


The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect.  The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.



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