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Child Abuse Physician, John Sealy School of Medicine - Galveston, TX

The Department of Pediatrics at the John Sealy School of Medicine in Galveston, Texas is seeking a child abuse physician for the ABC Patient Safety and Protection Team. The John Sealy School of Medicine is one of five schools (School of Medicine, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and School of Public and Population Health) which comprise the University of Texas Medical Branch. The campus occupies over 100 acres on historic Galveston Island. We are one of three medical schools which are members of the Texas Medical Center. The University currently employs approximately 13,000 faculty, staff and students and is committed to achieving excellence in each of its educational, research, clinical care, and community outreach missions. We are also one of the top twenty employers in the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals who provide a full range of services to children who have been abused or neglected, including foster children. Team members include three physicians, one nurse practitioner, a social worker and support staff. In addition to direct face-to-face services to children evaluated in Galveston County, the CAP provides on-line consultation via the Forensic Assessment Centers Network to a 19-county region in the Southeast Texas. The Child Maltreatment Service provides education to pediatric residents (2-week required rotation), medical students (4-week Child Abuse and Foster Care Elective which is highly subscribed), as well as didactics and community educations and prevention activities. Consultation service is provided to 3 hospitals including the nearby UTMB Hospitals and Shriners Children’s Texas Hospital (burns and orthopedics). There is outstanding support from related pediatric Subspecialty and Radiology.

A valid Texas Medical License is desirable. Additional information about the program and the department is available at www.utmb.edu/pedi. Interested individuals should contact Patricia Beach MD, Director of the ABC Child Safety and Protection Team. ([email protected], 409 747-9298.)

This opportunity is ideal for an early to mid-career CAP who is eager to lead a developing program, but support and mentorship are available for individuals who have completed fellowship recently. Please share this information with fellows in your program or others who may desire more information.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posted 05.27.22

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Oakland, CA


  • Providing subspecialty consultation for cases of suspected child maltreatment
  • Availability for TCS and to support outpatient, inpatient and ED providers across the region
  • Improving outcomes for our pediatric members and increasing the quality of care for patients being evaluated for suspected child maltreatment
  • Teleconsultation and ability to travel as the position grows


  • Collaboration with physician child abuse champions and their teams at each medical center and acting as a partner with medical center workflow
  • Association with certain county agencies
  • Externally referring evidentiary child sexual abuse exams
  • Availability for on-call consultation (phone, in-person) outside of regular clinic hours to be shared with CASP physician team


  • Work-life balance focused practice, including flexible schedules and unmatched practice support
  • We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing.
  • We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures. We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to our member populations.
  • Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model.
  • An outstanding electronic medical record system that allows flexibility in patient management
  • We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
  • We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
  • Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, mentorship, physician leadership, and community service.


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental
  • Moving allowance and home loan assistance - up to $200,000 (approval required)
  • Malpractice and tail insurance
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave
  • Shareholder track
  • Three retirement plans, including pension

To learn more about these opportunities and to apply, please visit: https://tpmg.permanente.org/.

If you are interested, please contact: Judy Padilla, Regional Recruiter, Physician Recruitment Services, at: [email protected] or 510-625-5915. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V Employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Connect With Us

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Posted 05.20.22

Child Abuse Medical Provider Supervisor

Children’s Center is seeking a compassionate Child Abuse Medical Provider Supervisor who thrives in a collaborative team environment and can provide exceptional care and support to our clients.

Who We Are

Children’s Center is a private, non-profit child advocacy center accredited by the National Children’s Alliance. Children are referred to the Center by law enforcement agencies, child protective workers, parents, teachers, health care providers, and others concerned for their welfare. The mission is to work with the community to end child abuse and neglect through assessment, treatment, and prevention.

The Role

The Child Abuse Medical Provider Supervisor oversees a team of medical providers and clinical support coordinators in addition to providing medical evaluations of children suspected to be victims of abuse or neglect. The Child Abuse Medical Provider Supervisor also provides education to the community regarding child maltreatment and well-being. This position utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to the evaluation of suspected child abuse, working in partnership with forensic interviewers, family support specialists, and community partners such as law enforcement and child protective services.

What We Require

  • Professional degree (MD, DO, NP).
  • Licensed in the State of Oregon or eligible for licensure in Oregon.
  • Experienced in Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics.
  • Minimum five years of clinical experience examining and treating pediatric patients.
  • Minimum three years of clinical experience in the field of child maltreatment.
  • Knowledge of child abuse dynamics.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Passion for helping clients and solving problems.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Prior experience as a supervisor preferred.

What We Offer

Children’s Center offers a competitive benefits package that includes PTO, paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance for you and your dependents, life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, and retirement plan with employer match.

How to Apply

For consideration, please upload your resume and cover letter to Child Abuse Medical Provider Supervisor. Click on link for detailed job description.

Posted 05.19.22

Child Abuse Pediatrician – University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine & Public Health is recruiting a full- or part-time physician at the faculty rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to lead our Division of Child Protection. This position will lead the clinical, research, and outreach missions of the UW’s Child Protection Program. The Division Chief will play a pivotal role in maintaining strong community partnerships and enhancing the region-wide advocacy efforts for children affected by child maltreatment. This person will lead a skilled multidisciplinary team in providing clinical care to suspected victims of child abuse in both the ambulatory and inpatient environments. Educational activities will include bedside, classroom, and small group teaching to a variety of learners and community partners. A strong interest in clinical research or scholarly activity is expected. Outstanding communication skills and a collaborative work ethic are essential for this position. Learn more and apply here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/503377/division-chief-child-protection.

Posted 05.11.22

Medical Director - Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Child Advocacy Center - Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) seeks an experienced and passionate Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as Medical Director of its Child Advocacy Center (CAC), which has been a critical resource in Coastal Virginia for more than 20 years.

Accredited through the National Children's Alliance and dedicated to providing child-friendly services, CHKD’s CAC is the largest CAC in Virginia and serves over 1,600 children and families annually across Coastal Virginia after maltreatment has been suspected. The program offers forensic and mental health services to abused and neglected children at its three locations. The CAC serves multiple jurisdictions through 11 MDTs and a large team consisting of child abuse pediatricians, child abuse fellows, forensic nurses, a physician assistant, forensic interviewers, licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, case managers and trainees. Our center has an established program for trafficked youth and houses the area’s trauma-informed community network.

This is an outstanding opportunity to become part of Virginia's only free-standing children's hospital with the area’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and soon-to-open 60-bed outpatient mental health hospital. In addition to joining a great team, the Medical Director can enjoy the all the offerings that Hampton Roads has to offer, including good schools and close proximity to both beaches and mountains.

This full-time position offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. The Medical Director will join a well-established medical team and fellowship program, and includes an academic appointment in the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.  Successful candidates should be board certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics, have clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient child abuse assessment, and be able to work in a multidisciplinary setting. They should have skills in teaching medical students, residents, fellows and investigative audiences, and the ability to proficiently testify in court. Candidates should be committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and trauma-informed care. They should be able to play an integral role in mentoring and supervising the program’s established medical fellowship program and be actively involved in research or scholarly activity. Candidates should possess a high level of administrative and organizational skills, and demonstrate strong patient care, leadership, and communication abilities.

For additional information, contact:

Erinn F. Portnoy, LCSW
Executive Director, CHKD Child Advocacy Center
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
935 Redgate Avenue
Norfolk, Virginia 23507
757-668-6164 (office)
[email protected]

Posted 05.10.22

Child Protection Team Pediatrician/Advanced Practice Nurse, Boston Medical Center

The Department of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) seek a Pediatrician or Advanced Practice Nurse to join the BMC Child Protection Team. The Child Protection Team covers all patients at BMC and provides consultation for affiliated community health centers. We employ a co-leadership model with parity between physician and social work members.  Our multidisciplinary team strives to address child maltreatment using a diversity-, trauma-, and justice-informed approach. We encourage applicants with a passion for understanding the ways in which systems of oppression impact us, our patients, and our work.

Applicants should have clinical expertise serving patients and families impacted by trauma, family disruption, and carceral systems; experience advocating for systems-based change is desired. Our multidisciplinary, collaborative approach seeks to encourage thoughtful and deliberative decision-making that centers patient and family well-being.

Provide in-person inpatient, emergency department, and outpatient consultation in all clinical areas at Boston Medical Center and evaluate patients in BMC Pediatrics Foster Care Clinic. Provide phone consultation to providers from designated community health centers. Participate in on-call rotation, availability both by phone and for in-person consultation. Opportunities to teach Boston University School of Medicine students, residents in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, and residents in other programs at Boston Medical Center.

Candidates with BC/BE in Child Abuse Pediatrics are preferred.  Physician candidates (MD/DO) must be BC/BE in Pediatrics and must have or be eligible for a Massachusetts medical license.  Highly qualified Advanced Practice Nurses will be considered. Preference for candidates whose approach to child maltreatment is consonant with the framework outlined above. For those interested, clinical opportunities in general pediatrics may also be available.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level in the Clinical series will be determined based on the background and qualifications.


Candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter/CV to Rachael Charles at [email protected] with subject: “Pediatrician—Child Protection Team Application.”

Required Skills

  • For MD/DOs, BC/BE Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts license or eligible
  • Fluency in languages other than English is highly desirable, but not required

The Department of Pediatrics believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our clinical, research and academic programs.

Posted 05.09.22

Child Abuse Pediatric Opportunity

We are currently seeking to fill a faculty position in Child Abuse Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics. This is a vibrant multidisciplinary Division with approximately 100 faculty, fellows, and staff that participate in active clinical, research, and educational programs focusing on improving child health in the local community and beyond. The REACH program (Referral and Evaluation of Abused Children) of Golisano Children’s Hospital provides medical evaluations for children who may be victims of sexual or physical abuse. The REACH program acts in partnership with the Bivona Child Advocacy Center and other community agencies. This physician role will include working collaboratively with the REACH Program staff in offering these medical services in our county and surrounding region.


The REACH Program is where our missions of caring, discovery, teaching and learning become a reality. Our program is the medical component of a multidisciplinary team comprised of child protective services caseworkers, forensic interviewers, law enforcement investigators, family advocates, counselors and attorneys, many of whom are co-located at the Bivona Child Advocacy Center. We make every effort to serve the needs of children and their families in a relaxed and friendly setting. This position includes participation in clinical service in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Clinical activities include:

  • Serving as a physician in our REACH program.
  • Working with our clinical team and providing direct patient care services with skills that are clinically sound, effective and achieve exceptional patient outcomes.
  • Working with medical colleagues at the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong.
  • Teaching students, residents and fellows in the clinical setting.
  • Integrating innovative approaches to patient care.
  • Working with the multidisciplinary team at the Bivona Child Advocacy Center.



  • Medical Degree
  • Completion of three-year pediatric or four-year medicine-pediatric residency training program with corresponding board certification
  • Training and experience in Child Abuse Pediatrics


  • BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • BC/BE in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, or Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Please contact Ann Lenane, [email protected], with questions or interest in this position.

Posted 05.04.22

Child Protection Program – Child Abuse Pediatrician Massachusetts General Hospital

The Child Protection Program in the Department of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is seeking candidates for a full-time board-certified Child Abuse Pediatrician position.

Our multidisciplinary team provides consultation to the pediatric and adult services at MGH and provides virtual consultation with affiliated Mass General Brigham hospitals. The MGH multidisciplinary team also provides consultation to community health centers and to McLean Psychiatric Hospital.  MGH provides care to patients who are racially and ethnically diverse, with an emphasis on addressing social inequities. This full-time faculty position will provide an opportunity for direct patient care, training of Harvard Medical School students, residents and staff, close connections with community agencies including the Department of Children and Families and various Children’s Advocacy Centers, and opportunity for research, quality improvement work, and court testimony.

The MGH Child Protection Team provides approximately 1,000 consultations a year, with cases ranging from medical and social neglect to physical abuse, sexual abuse, and Medical Child Abuse.  One-third of the team’s consultations come from adult service providers in the emergency department, inpatient unit, and obstetrics unit. The Child Protection Program has a joint leadership model with an experienced social work manager who works closely with the medical director. The team also has a second experienced social work consultant, another part-time physician, and a neurosurgeon who serves as a senior consultant to the physicians.

Clinical and strategic planning opportunities will include:

  • Evaluation and management of complex physical abuse and abusive head trauma
  • Collaboration with a close-knit community of pediatricians and sub-specialists
  • Multidisciplinary evaluation of children and adolescents with overmedicalization/medical child abuse
  • Consultation and management of sexual abuse cases
  • Collaboration with adult medical providers including our HOPE clinic, which provides support to birthing persons with SUD and their children
  • Close working relationships with community providers including CPS, Law Enforcement, and the Massachusetts Office of the Child Advocate
  • Strong administrative support for quality assurance work and authorship
  • Availability for on-call consultation (phone, in-person) outside of regular clinic hours to be shared with multidisciplinary tea

Requirements include an MD or equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Massachusetts, and board certification or board eligibility in Child Abuse Medicine.

Academic appointment as Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor at HMS will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, achievements, and teaching responsibilities.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is now available and will remain open until filled.

Mass General Hospital is a founding member of the Mass General Brigham Integrated Health Care System, is located in Massachusetts, and has been consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one the Nation’s top 5 Hospitals. Excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits are provided.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and CV to:

Alice Newton, MD
Medical Director, Child Protection Program
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
[email protected]

Posted 04.15.22

Child Abuse Pediatrics Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Pediatrics (http://www-pediatrics.ucsd.edu), and Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego (RCHSD) (http://www.rchsd.org) are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking applicants for a full-time Pediatrician with expertise in Child Abuse Pediatrics to provide patient care at RCHSD/the Chadwick Center for Children and Families, and within the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics.

The Chadwick Center at RCHSD is one of the largest hospital-based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation, with a staff of 75 professionals (medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing, education technology). The Chadwick Center provides child abuse medical services for San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties, a region with over 3 million people. Child abuse pediatricians oversee a 24/7 response to acute child/adolescent sexual assault and provide continual telephone availability to the community to triage and manage medical intervention for maltreatment issues. There is a daily clinic for outpatient child abuse and neglect evaluations as well as medical second opinion cases with additional clinical child abuse oversight to children evaluated for burns at the Regional Burn Center at UCSD. The attending physicians also provide back up to the providers at the emergency County shelter for children in custody.

The division has a strong commitment to clinical care, teaching, multidisciplinary collaboration and scholarly pursuits. Division faculty play a major role in education for medical students, pediatric residents and fellows, and in planning for the annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment.

Candidates with additional independent research funding are encouraged.

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California. Candidates must also be board certified/board eligible in Pediatrics.

Candidates with board certification/board eligibility in Child Abuse Pediatrics or have completed a fellowship in a similar sub-specialty within child abuse medicine field are preferred.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level, in the Clinical series will be determined based on the background and qualifications of the successful candidates.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm- 278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited.
Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02802.

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Posted 04.09.22

Child Abuse Pediatrician Opportunity - Sioux Falls, SD

Sanford Children’s Hospital and the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine are seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician.

  • Full time position offers excellent opportunities for inpatient and outpatient clinical child abuse practice, teaching, prevention work, research, and community involvement in the multidisciplinary team.
  • A successful candidate would be centered at Child’s Voice, a NCA accredited hospital based CAC, which provides medical evaluation for over 1400 patients each year. Sanford Children's Hospital is the only free-standing children's hospital in the state of SD, where consultative services are provided.
  • Candidates must be BC/BE in child abuse pediatrics, with outstanding clinical skills in child abuse assessment within a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Program currently consists of the pediatric medical director, BC CAP, 2 NP's, 3 forensic interviewers, nurses, patient support staff and family advocates.
  • Clinical service will be the primary focus of this position, however candidates should also possess interest and experience in education and/or research.


Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries.


  • 545-bed hospital
  • Large referral area
  • Research opportunities
  • Serving a city population of 250,000


Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest. As the largest city in the state, it balances an excellent quality of life and strong economy with a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive and South Dakota has no state income tax. Sioux Falls offers amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports and nightlife.


Jessilyn Barker, AASPR
Sr. Physician Recruiter (605)328-6986
[email protected]

Posted 03.22.22

Child Abuse Pediatrician 1.0 FTE - University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (Illinois)

About this opportunity

  • Pediatric Resource Center (PRC), a separate Division of the Department of Pediatrics, is a well-established, well-funded program with a 29-year history as the regional expert for specialized, medical assessment for abused and or neglected children. http://PediatricResourceCenter.org.
  • PRC’s team consists of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, who serves as Medical Director, two pediatric nurse practitioners, a registered nurse, 3 medical case managers, an Executive Director, a research specialist, and 2 support staff members.
  • PRC has a supportive departmental administration with significant opportunities for research, community outreach, and advocacy.

Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified/Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • The candidate must hold an MD/DO degree, be BC/BE in Pediatrics and will hold or be eligible for an Illinois physician license.
  • Clinical skills and experience in evidence-based child abuse pediatrics with a multidisciplinary team preferred
  • Consideration will be given to individuals Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatrics with interested in child maltreatment.


  • Provide clinical services (inpatient and outpatient) in the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Participate in teaching and supervising medical students, residents and other health professionals
  • Conduct clinical and/or basic research in the field of Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Provide court testimony
  • Provide consultations for multidisciplinary team members
  • Participate in local, regional or national child abuse activities


Competitive salary with a comprehensive physician benefit package including Retirement Benefits, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME/Professional Development Resources, Paid Vacation, Malpractice, Disability, and Relocation Allowance.

About the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) and our partner hospitals

  • UICOMP has 140+ pediatric specialists, pediatrics residents, med/peds residents and multiple Pediatric Fellowship programs.
  • UICOMP provides the medical sophistication of a major referral center, as well as cultural diversity in a family-oriented community with a reasonable cost of living.
  • UICOMP provides a solid foundation in the basic and clinical sciences and early exposure to patients for M1-M4 students.
  • The primary teaching hospital of UICOMP is the OSF Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois (CHOI), a tertiary care facility serving a 46 county region with a population base of over two million. CHOI is a major medical facility with 144 beds, a 32-bed critical care unit and is the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in downstate Illinois. CHOI provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center.
  • Peoria is the site of Jump Trading Simulation and Educational Center (https://www.jumpsimulation.org/), an innovative center created to improve outcomes and lower health care costs through innovative simulation training of medical professionals.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.

For consideration, apply at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobid=118308.

Posted 03.18.22

The Medical College of Wisconsin Child Abuse Pediatrician Seeks CAP/Board Eligible CAP

The child abuse pediatricians at Children’s Wisconsin and The Medical College of Wisconsin are thrilled to announce that our large program with 5 child abuse pediatricians and 12 Advanced Practice Providers has a posting for a new CAP/board eligible CAP to start on 7/1/22. Our program is very robust from the advocacy, research, clinical, education, and community perspectives. We have multiple clinical sites, an active research program (including an embedded nurse Ph.D. researcher, study design and statistical support), close relationships with the community and with state government, an ACGME-accredited fellowship program, and multiple venues to educate learners (residents, APP students, fellows, child welfare, law enforcement, and many others).

Our clinical sites/activities include a foster care medical home program, a hospital-based consult program, a pediatric RN-staffed SANE program, and multiple CACs throughout eastern Wisconsin. We are adding a team of APPs as we build our “APP Now” program to provide 24/7/365 in-person availability of APPs who are part of our team. On 7/1/22, we will have a new fellow join our team. Life-work harmony is excellent in the CAPS (Child Advocacy and Protection Services) Program. Milwaukee is a fabulous place to live, play, and work!

The position is described below, and you can learn much more by visiting the websites. Please reach out to me (contact information below) if you have any questions.

MCW’s position announcement: The Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children’s Wisconsin (CW), seeks a board certified / board eligible physician to join our expanding Child Advocacy and Protection Section at the Assistant Professor rank.  We are comprised of nationally and internationally renowned, dedicated group of faculty and staff with a strong commitment to clinical care.  Additional information regarding Child Advocacy and Protection Services can be found at Child Advocacy and Protection | Pediatrics (mcw.edu) and Child Advocacy and Protection Services (childrenswi.org).

Position Requirements

  • Candidates should be board certified or eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Strong preference for candidate at the assistant professor level
  • MCW is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We particularly encourage those who are under-represented in medicine to apply
  • To submit your application, please visit: https://www.mcw.edu/Human-Resources/Career-Opportunities.htm

Lynn K. Sheets, MD, FAAP
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Medical Director, Child Advocacy and Protection Services
Children’s Wisconsin
Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Section Chief, Child Advocacy and Protection
Email: [email protected]

Posted 03.15.22

Child Abuse Pediatrics Opportunity – University of California Irvine

The University of California Irvine (UCI), Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full-time board certified or board eligible child abuse pediatrician to join the Division of General Pediatrics, Subdivision of Child Abuse Pediatrics and to work in a multidisciplinary environment located in Orange County, California.

The Division of General Pediatrics includes the Subdivision of Child Abuse Pediatrics that currently consists of two child abuse pediatricians and clinic staff. The clinic sees patients at the UCI-CAST (Child Abuse Services Team) Medical Unit located within Orange County’s CAC in the city of Orange. The child abuse pediatricians at UCI also provide inpatient and phone consultations for suspected child abuse and neglect for Orange County’s Social Services Agency, at UC Irvine Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach. If interested, there may be general pediatric opportunities available within the department as well.

Candidates must be board-certified/board-eligible in child abuse pediatrics with experience in all aspects of child maltreatment and neglect, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and medical child abuse. We are seeking a qualified candidate with a strong commitment to patient care, education, research, and community engagement. The faculty member will provide direct patient care, be involved in teaching medical students, residents and CAP fellows, and participate in community outreach. The faculty will be a part of a multidisciplinary team that serves as a resource for the region, including consultation and education on child maltreatment.

Our clinical practice is located in Orange County, California, which is known for its 42 miles of coastline with such spectacular vistas that many proclaim it the 'California Riviera'. Boasting one of the best climates in the world, with sunshine 342 days per year and an average annual temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit, Orange County is known for some of the most diverse landscape imaginable and just an hour’s drive from both desert and mountains. Orange County also boasts of such world class attractions as Disneyland and Disney California Adventures, Knott’s Berry Farm, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters, and some of the best shopping and dining in all Southern California.

Please contact Stephanie Brandos, our Division Administrator, at [email protected] with any questions you may have. Or connect with our Medical Director of Child Abuse Pediatrics, Dr. Corey Rood, at [email protected].

Apply to: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07418/apply.

Posted 03.15.22

Child Protection Medicine

This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network.  LVHN emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic with exceptional care providers and financial strength. LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties.

Practice Overview

The Department of Pediatrics at LVHN Children’s Hospital includes physicians in 30+ specialties, a large general pediatric group, and dedicated hospitalist & intensivists.

  • The Children’s Hospital has a 30-bed inpatient unit, a 40-bed Level IV NICU, 12-bed Level II PICU, Level II pediatric trauma center and 27-bed pediatric ER
  • Our award winning health network is financially strong and committed to growing our pediatric specialty services
  • LVHN currently trains 223 residents in 20+ residency and fellowship programs, including pediatrics
  • Physicians are eligible for faculty appointment at the University of South Florida, our academic partner

Job Qualifications

  • A network champion for Pediatrics and a passion for the clinical work
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required

Benefits & Perks

  • Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
  • Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
  • Generous CME allowance and time
  • Top-tier retirement programs
  • Educational Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

To learn more please visit www.LVHN.org. Or, contact Kyle Rickert at [email protected], 484-375-7307.

Posted 03.14.22

CAP Position in Portland, OR

Northwest Permanente, P.C. is recruiting a full-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) team within Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.  Northwest Permanente is a self-governed (physician-led), multi-specialty group of 1,500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for 630,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's pre-eminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated, value-based, and high-quality care.  Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (DCH) is the top ranked Children’s Hospital in Oregon, with a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, a full range of pediatric subspecialties, and pediatric residency program.  DCH is part of OHSU, a nationally ranked research institution and the only public academic medical center in Oregon.  DCH provides care to families throughout Oregon and the surrounding states.

Interested candidates will have an opportunity to join two CAP physicians and a team of social workers at DCH.  The SCAN team activities include:

  • Medical evaluations of suspected victims of child maltreatment within the inpatient, emergency department and clinic settings at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
  • Regular peer review with CAP colleagues throughout the state
  • Education of fellows, residents and medical students as well as community partners
  • Participation in county and state multidisciplinary teams and fatality review committees
  • Court testimony
  • Participation in research and quality improvement initiatives

Additionally, the SCAN team provides outpatient medical evaluations as part of the CARES Northwest child advocacy center in Portland. CARES Northwest is a collaborative community-based medical program for the assessment, treatment and prevention of child abuse, serving over 7000 children annually.  Candidates will have the opportunity to work with CAP physicians and other medical providers, forensic interviewers, Family Support services and the TF-CBT team.

Portland, the largest city in Oregon, is known for its vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, plentiful musical, dining and cultural offerings, mild weather, bike-ability, and easy access to nature.  Portland offers the amenities of a major city, including major sports leagues and a world-class airport, and the quirky charm of a small town.  Portland ranked 9th on the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Places to Live list.

Equal opportunity employer:

At Northwest Permanente, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees are critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Interested candidates should inquire at: https://nwpermanente.com/jobs/pediatrician/?id=8135.

Posted 03.14.22

Pediatric Child Abuse Opportunity - Columbia, SC

Prisma Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare provider in South Carolina, seeks a BC/BE Pediatrician to join a growing team in our Pediatric Child Abuse Division. The full-time position is open to a physician who is trained in Child Abuse, or in General Pediatrics with a strong interest in child abuse. The position will include direct patient care, as well as responsibility for teaching. The general pediatrician candidate will be provided training during the first year of employment.


  • Join a team of 3 MDs and 2 APPs with a patient-first philosophy of care, compassion, and clinical excellence.
  • Provide medical services to a 13-county region in the Midlands of South Carolina affiliated with a tertiary Children’s Hospital.
  • Enjoy a thriving clinical program with two main outpatient practice locations
  • Faculty appointment with USC School of Medicine. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.
  • Award-winning Pediatrics Department recognized as the best teaching department for 28 out of the last 31 years.
  • South Carolina has a well-integrated statewide medical response system for child abuse


  • Competitive salary
  • Paid Relocation and Malpractice with tail coverage
  • Professional allowance
  • Generous benefits including retirement, health, dental and vision coverage.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Employer
  • Epic EMR

The Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement, financial success, and high faculty morale. The Department along with our freestanding Children’s Hospital presently provide 151,000 patient encounters annually with 7,500 admissions and over 30,000 pediatric emergency room visits. The department has 18 divisions, is actively growing. While primarily teaching clinicians, some faculty are engaged in research with infrastructure support.

With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually. Its goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals. For more information, visit PrismaHealth.org.

Columbia is the state capital, and home to the University of South Carolina. It is ideally located near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes. We enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Tina Owens, Manager, Physician Recruitment, [email protected]. EOE.

Posted 03.11.22

Child Abuse Pediatrics (Assistant or Associate Professor) – University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is seeking an outstanding physician, subspecialty trained in Child Abuse Pediatrics, to join our multidisciplinary team at the Center for Safe & Healthy Children. Our program is part of the robust graduate medical education at the University of Minnesota and one of two Centers of Excellence for Child Abuse Pediatrics in the metropolitan Twin Cities area. This is a full-time faculty position providing direct patient care as well as education, quality improvement, and research. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.

The Center for Safe & Healthy Children is dedicated to caring for child and adolescent victims of maltreatment through a child-focused interdisciplinary model utilizing healthcare professionals at M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital, Children’s Minnesota, and Hennepin Healthcare. The Center provides inpatient consultations to both Masonic Children’s Hospital (Level III Pediatric Trauma Center) and Hennepin County Medical Center (Level I Pediatric Trauma Center) and outpatient consultations at our SafeChild Clinic. Our partner, the Hennepin Assault Response Team provides 24/7 coverage for forensic medical evaluations for pediatric and adolescent sexual assault victims in the Emergency Departments. Our interdisciplinary team includes dedicated administrative support, research project management, social work, and child life. The new faculty member will join 2 Child Abuse Pediatricians at the Center for Safe & Healthy Children and enjoy regional collaboration that includes 2 additional Child Abuse Pediatricians at Midwest Children’s Resource Center. Our unique regional collaboration includes a shared call schedule and an ACGME-accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship program.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota has over 180 full-time faculty and a 100-year tradition of excellence in the medical care of children and in the enhancement of care through research and education. There is a thriving biomedical hub at the University of Minnesota with an emphasis on pediatric devices. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital also houses some of the leading pediatric clinical programs in the country, including organ transplantation, blood and marrow transplants, cancer treatments and cardiovascular surgery.

The Department offers internal grants and funds educational, translational (bench top to clinical), and quality improvement projects. In addition, the Department offers all faculty educational topics for promotion and self-improvement. Furthermore, the School of Medicine and Department provide EDIC learning and teaching opportunities.

For more information, please contact: Lee Fox at [email protected] or job site here.

Posted 03.03.22

Norton Children's Pediatric Protection Specialists Seeks Child Abuse Pediatrician

Norton Children's Pediatric Protection Specialists, affiliated with UofL School of Medicine, is seeking a child abuse pediatrician to join our practice. Our team of 10 professionals includes child abuse pediatricians, fellows, a nurse practitioner, nurses, and administrative personnel. We evaluate children from across Kentucky and Southern Indiana who are suspected victims of child maltreatment.

Norton Children’s Pediatric Protection Specialists sees children at Norton Children’s Hospital, a free-standing tertiary/quaternary care facility, and we perform case reviews for children who are not seen in person. Our child abuse pediatricians work in tandem with a nurse or fellow on all cases, with responsibility for evaluation, case management, report writing and court testimony when needed. We embrace diversity and social justice in all we do.

About the Position

  • Our team is unique in our use of nurses as physician-extenders; nurses, our nurse practioner, and fellows take first call and collaborate with the on-call physician for every patient
  • Robust support for clinical research, academic pursuits, and teaching within the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics
  • Abundant opportunities for community engagement and policy/prevention work and engagement with students, residents, fellows and community providers and partners
  • Opportunities to sit on/lead multiple state and local boards and teams
  • Ideal candidate is friendly, enthusiastic, a great team player, an excellent communicator, and dedicated to doing the right thing for our patients

Requirements for the position

  • Medical degree/diploma
  • Board certified/board eligible for both general pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics
  • Kentucky medical license or license eligible

To discuss this opportunity, contact Tracy Shaughnessy, senior recruiter, physicians, Norton Medical Group, at (502) 609-3672 or [email protected]. To learn more about all our opportunities, visit BeANortonDoctor.com.

Posted 03.01.22

Children’s Advocacy Center Pediatrician – San Jose, CA

Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System (SCVHHS), a large public healthcare system in Silicon Valley, is seeking a full-time BE/BC pediatrician with an interest in child abuse pediatrics and advocacy for vulnerable children and youth to join the staff of the new Medical Clinic at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Santa Clara County.

About the Position
The responsibilities of the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) Pediatrician include clinical, administrative, and systems’ development roles.

A. Clinical Responsibilities

  1. Forensic evaluations for child sexual abuse, child physical abuse and neglect at the Medical Clinic at the Children’s Advocacy Center and at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). Clinical hours and call schedule to be determined.
  2. Consultation in child physical abuse and neglect, when requested by the Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS/CPS), Law Enforcement, the District Attorney’s Office, and clinical providers within SCVHHS, inpatient and outpatient, and affiliated external clinics.
  3. Collaboration with the Pediatric Diagnostic Center, which will open doors in 2022, co-located with the CAC. The candidate will have potential opportunities to participate in developmental assessments in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.
  4. Supervision of CAC advanced practice providers (physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners).

B. Administrative Responsibilities:

  1. 1. Provide ongoing education and develop educational materials for staff pediatricians, residents, and physicians regarding signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect.
  2. 2. Provide annual training for the pediatric and emergency departments regarding mandatory reporting requirements and recognition of signs and symptoms of child abuse.
  3. 3. Support SCVMC’s Child Abuse Prevention Committee, an internal to SCVMC cross-disciplinary team that evaluates quality of abuse evaluations across SCVHHS, and supports educational efforts
  4. 4. Collaborate with our county and community partners to develop a centralized trauma-informed resource for children who have survived child abuse and neglect. These partners include Behavioral Health, Dept. of Family & Children Services (DFCS), Kinship and Foster Parent Association (KAFTA), Juvenile Court, Probation, District Attorney’s Office, County Superintendent of Schools, and Santa Clara County First 5.
  5. Represent SCVMC on county-wide organizations who advocate for children’s health and safety.

Compensation and Benefits
We offer competitive compensation, generous comprehensive benefits package (including 54 days of leave per year) and paid malpractice with tail-coverage. SCVHHS is an Equal Opportunity employer.

If you are interested, please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected].

To learn more about this position, please visit: https://www.scvmc.org/careers/physician-recruitment-services.

Posted 02.28.22

Seeking Child Abuse Pediatrician to Build Program – Baton Rouge, LA

Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital opened their state-of-the-art facility in October 2019 and is expanding rapidly serving Louisiana as the first free standing hospital built for children from the ground up! If you want to help us build our Child Abuse and Neglect services and make a difference, OLOLCH is the place to be.

This position requires board certification or board eligibility in Child Abuse. Adjectives to describe the preferred candidate include builder, collaborator, teacher, servant leader, and patient centric.

Features of this opportunity include:

  • 4.5-day clinic position, with outpatient procedures
  • Hospital consults
  • Provide medical legal representation
  • Collaboration with Child Advocacy Center
  • Support staff includes RN, Social Worker, Medical Assistant
  • Pediatric Residency Program
  • Teaching and supervision of residents
  • 30 Bed Pediatric Emergency Department (Level 2 Trauma Center)
  • 30 Bed PICU, 11 bed NICU
  • 24/7 Pediatric Transport service
  • 80+ Pediatric sub-specialists available for consult
  • Generous compensation and benefits package including signing bonus, relocation, matching 403B retirement, and $4,000 annual CME allowance
  • Tort Reform State

Baton Rouge is Louisiana's capital city and was recently named the 4th Happiest City in America and Louisiana was named #6 best state for Millennials! We are known for our fabulous food, music, entertainment, outdoor life, and southern charm. Home to Louisiana State University and Southern University, Baton Rouge offers great schools, restaurants, and shopping venues. The mild climate, lakes, and coastal access provides for plenty of outdoor activities as well.

For further consideration, please contact our Senior Physician Recruiter, Kathy Prejean @ Cell: 225-907-6671 or [email protected].

Posted 02.18.22

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician – Westchester Institute for Human Development – New York Medical College

The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD), a not-for-profit organization serving vulnerable children and families within the Hudson Valley region of New York, is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the Department of Child Abuse Pediatrics. Our providers are in the Section of Child Abuse Pediatrics at the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center and have academic appointments in the Department of Pediatrics at New York Medical College to teach residents and medical students. We provide outpatient forensic assessments for children and teens presenting through multi-disciplinary investigative teams with concerns for sexual abuse from Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Sullivan counties.    We also provide daytime inpatient consultation for inpatients presenting with concerns for physical abuse at WMCHealth. The program also teaches medical students and residents from NYMC, is part of the Westchester County Child Fatality Review Team, and participates in innovative statewide prevention programs.

There are minimal to no after-hours in-hospital duties.

Founded in 2002, the program is the largest regional collaborative practice model in New York State and prides itself on state-of-the-art, evidence-based practice standards. This is truly a unique opportunity for a junior candidate; the goal for this position is to find the right candidate to transition towards program leadership on a fast track yet with the support and mentorship of the current director/child abuse pediatrician.

Our umbrella program, the Westchester Institute for Human Development, is a leader in addressing major social and health issues affecting people with disabilities and vulnerable children. WIHD addresses major social and health issues by developing and delivering medical, clinical and support services to individuals, their families and caregivers. As one of only 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, WIHD creates better futures for these individuals through the creation and dissemination of innovative research, professional leadership education and best practices trainings. WIHD provides nearly 50 programs and services to families and professionals throughout Westchester County and the Lower Hudson Valley. At WIHD, everything we do is guided by our vision of a future in which all people, including people with disabilities and vulnerable children, live healthy and productive lives as full members of society.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter along with a CV to:

Jennifer Canter, MD, MPH, FAAP, CLCP, CRC
Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College
Chief, Section of Child Abuse Pediatrics, The Maria Fareri Children's Hospital/WMCHealth
Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics, Westchester Institute for Human Development
[email protected]

Posted 02.16.22

Part-Time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician - Charlotte, NC

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Child Protection Team is seeking a part-time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to complement their team.
The physician will serve as a key member of a comprehensive multidisciplinary team, conducting assessments of both physical and sexual abuse cases.  They will provide services at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC and its out-patient Child Advocacy Centers.

  • Team currently consists of one full-time and 2 part time Child Abuse Pediatricians as well as 2 full time, 1 part-time and 3 PRN Advance Practice Providers (APPs) between the regional CACs, plus excellent clinical support staff
  • Physician will provide inpatient and ambulatory clinical care in subspecialty area with the evaluation and management of infants and children for suspected child abuse and neglect
  • Affiliation with four Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) within the region
  • Opportunity for research and continued program development
  • Multidisciplinary Teams includes members of law enforcement, the Department of Social Services, local mental health providers, the District Attorney’s office, and the CAC’s Directors, forensic Interviewers and Victim Advocates/Social Workers, and Community Educators. 
  • Teaching opportunities as Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is teaching hospital with 36 General Pediatric Residents
  • Hospital-employed position offering comprehensive benefits package with exceptional retirement benefits

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility.  LCH hosts a premier Pediatrics Residency Program, serves as a teaching hospital for students of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and offers excellent support for clinical research and quality improvement.  Additionally, Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health.  Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest School of Medicine will become the academic core of Atrium Health, building a second campus of the school of medicine in Charlotte, which is currently the largest city in the U.S. without a 4-year medical school. The growth of the school of medicine will expand existing academic research capabilities in a way that expands opportunities for clinical trials across a large, diverse market with some of the nation’s leading medical experts.  LCH has repeatedly been ranked amount he Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, most recently in eight pediatric specialties for 2021-2022.

For more information or to apply, please contact Phillip Christofferson at [email protected] or visit https://careers.atriumhealth.org/jobs/8169767-child-abuse-pediatrician-pt.

Posted 02.11.22

BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician – Gulf Coast Location

Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join a highly dedicated team of healthcare professionals. The Child Abuse Resource and Evaluation Team, under the medical direction of Dr. Raquel Vargas-Whale, is supported by an experienced team of, Licensed Master’s-Level Social Workers, Forensic Nurse examiners and administrative office assistants.

The Child Abuse Pediatrician will be responsible for providing medical forensic evaluations and consultations and have strong clinical skills. There are opportunities for teaching residents and medical students through an affiliations with Texas A&M University Health Science Center and the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

The qualified candidate will be certified or board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and American Board of Pediatrics, will be eligible for licensure in the state of Texas.

Successful applicants will enjoy a sign-on bonus, highly competitive compensation package, medical, dental, and vision, disability and life insurance, excellent retirement plans, generous paid vacation days, paid holidays, CME allowance malpractice insurance.

About Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a 191-bed pediatric tertiary care center with more than 30 medical and surgical specialties offering care throughout South Texas, including Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Victoria, and Laredo. Driscoll Children's Hospital remains the only, free-standing children’s hospital in South Texas with the first emergency room created exclusively for children. The hospital maintains a teaching affiliation with Texas A&M University Health Science Center and has a pediatric residency (45 plus residents).

About Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi is an excellent place to work, live, play and invest. Enjoy living in a dynamic coastal city with miles of beautiful beaches, world-class hunting, fishing, sailing, and windsurfing. Our mild climate allows for year-round outdoor family activities such as golf, cycling, and tennis. The cost of living is very low, and there is no state income tax!

To apply

Contact Information: Lori Smith, Director of Physician Recruitment, 361-694-5906 direct line or 361-331-1311 mobile, [email protected].

Posted 02.02.22

Child Abuse Pediatrician, CARES Institute

The Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) Institute at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce a national search for a pediatrician with specialization in child abuse pediatrics and foster care, with an academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics. Rank commensurate with academic credentials in the clinical educator track. The institute is a nationally/internationally recognized Center of Excellence positioned to continue its growth and development, and integrates medical and mental health aspects of its operations.

The Institute maintains academic appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry. With over 50 staff and faculty, the Institute supports its robust clinical, training, and research missions. With an affiliation with Cooper University Medical Center, the CARES Institute offers New Jersey’s only Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship.



Serves as a practitioner for medical services on behalf of the CARES Institute, utilizing specialized knowledge, skills, and competencies as  a board certified / board eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician or as a physician with significant experience and expertise in child abuse pediatrics and the care of children in foster care,  providing patient management and care coordination.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited, to the following.

  • Provide outpatient examinations and evaluations at the CARES Institute facilities and inpatient assessment at affiliated hospitals serving the needs of abused and neglected children.
  • Participate in county-based multidisciplinary case review teams.
  • Collaborate with members of child protective services, law enforcement and the courts adhering to the guidelines outlined by the CARES Institute.
  • Participate with on-call after hour’s coverage Monday through Sunday. The extent of call will be dependent upon the number of child abuse pediatricians to share this responsibility.
  • Pursue academic endeavors.


Candidates must hold a D.O. or M.D. and be either AOA or ABMS Board Certified in Pediatrics with specialty training or experience in the area of Child Abuse / Foster Care.  Must be able to acquire a NJ medical license, DEA and CDS by time of hiring.

Equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants irrespective of race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for service in the Armed Forces of The United States, or disability.

To inquire further about this position, please contact Rachel Silliman Cohen, MD.

Rachel Silliman Cohen, MD, FAAP
Acting Medical Director and Institute Co-Director, Child Abuse Research Education Service (CARES) Institute
[email protected]

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online on the Rowan University job site: go.rowan.edu/CARESjobs.

Posted 01.31.22

Child Abuse Pediatrician – A Child’s Place PA

A Child’s Place PA, a fully accredited Child Advocacy Center located in Pittsburgh with four fully accredited satellite locations in Western PA, is looking for an experienced and caring pediatrician (BE/BC or Pediatrician with experience in Child Abuse) to join two other pediatricians and a nurse practitioner to provide medical evaluations and consultations for the eight county area it serves.

This is a wonderful opportunity to serve children while limiting hours and call.

For additional information contact:

Mary Carrasco, MD, MPH
A Child's Place PA
[email protected]

Posted 01.24.22