Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty Endocrinology and Metabolism

Role and Facility Information

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also provides a large number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI) and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

The new Teck Acute Care Centre that opened in October 2017 is an integral part of BC’s health-care system, providing specialized care for the most seriously ill children and complex obstetrical patients in BC. Designed with patients, their families and care teams in mind, the redevelopment project’s vision is for a campus of patient-centered care that operates in an environment of quality, excellence and innovation. At approximately 640,000 square feet, the Teck Acute Care Centre features 231 state-of-the-art single-patient/family rooms with modern integrated technology and equipment to support the delivery of patient-centred care.

BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Division of Endocrinology

Department of Pediatrics

University of British Columbia

BC Children’s Hospital

Vancouver, British Columbia

Head, Division of Endocrinology

Regular Full-Time

Competition #ENDF-1.0-05

The University of British Columbia and BCCH are seeking a visionary Division Head to provide clinical and academic leadership to the Division of Endocrinology. It is an exciting time for this Division, as it is currently undergoing a significant transformation to enhance its clinical care and academic mandates to better serve the acute and chronic patient populations being cared for across the province. There is a growing academic focus of excellence on Quality Improvement. The Division is currently comprised of academic and clinical UBC faculty, trainees, and staff and includes both full-time and part-time hospital-based endocrinologists (6.75 FTE), academic faculty based at the Research Institute, as well as five clinical faculty members within the community.

The Division provides inpatient clinical teaching, endocrine consultation services, and multidisciplinary outpatient clinics/programs including the Diabetes Clinic, Diabetes Day Program, Endocrinology Clinic, Gender Clinic, and the Medical Day Unit and Medical Investigation Units for outpatient therapies and testing. The Division provides leadership across the province to support care coordination and best clinical practices through Child Health BC, a provincial network supporting prevention and clinical care for children and youth that includes outreach clinics and telemedicine services.

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