Chief, Division of Pediatrics at ZSFG (Clinical X or HS Clinical Series)
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Website University of California, San Francisco

UCSF School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatrics at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Clinical X or HS Clinical Series


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, is recruiting for the next Chief of the Division of Pediatrics at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). Appointments will be made at the Associate or Full Professor rank of the Clinical X or Health Sciences (HS) Clinical series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.


Division of Pediatrics at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG)


The Division of Pediatrics at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) is a dynamic group of 40 faculty members dedicated to health equity, scholarship, patient care, and medical education. ZSFG is the public hospital for the city and county of San Francisco and provides world class care regardless of ability to pay or immigration status.


Chief, Division of Pediatrics at ZSFG


The Division Chief will lead the clinical, educational, and research missions of the division; manage hiring, supervision, and mentorship of faculty and administrative staff. The successful candidate will oversee GME and UME activities and act as steward for the division’s financial resources. The Division Chief acts as Service Chief of Pediatrics for ZSFG and will be responsible for all clinical, administrative, financial, quality improvement, and academic oversight of the division. The Chief of Service at ZSFG will partner with other department leadership to deliver superlative care to the underserved and diverse residents of San Francisco. Additionally, the Division Chief will serve as a Vice Chair for the Department of Pediatrics at UCSF.


Minimum Qualifications:


• Medical Degree;

• California Medical Licensure (or eligibility);

• Board Certification in Pediatrics;

• Minimum of one year post-residency experience providing outpatient clinical care to

children from birth through 21 years of age;

• A demonstrated commitment to urban underserved pediatric patients;

• Demonstrated skills in collaborative teamwork with a successful track record in

leadership; and

• Experience working with, and supervising, residents and medical students in a clinical



Preferred Qualifications:


• Bilingual (particularly in Spanish);

• Experience caring for children with significant social challenges and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs);

• Quality improvement experience and training; and

• Prior experience with change management and leading administrative projects.


The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation. For the 15th year in a row, UCSF garnered the top spot among public institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2021, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.


Interested candidates can apply online at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. Optional application supplements include a statement of teaching accomplishments and a statement of research accomplishments. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.


For more information contact:

Erin H. Amerson, MD

Search Committee Chair

Chief, Dermatology Service


UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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