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Faye Silverstein, MD

Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs

Department of Pediatrics

University of Michigan



Job Summary

The University of Michigan Department of Pediatrics is seeking an experienced clinician-scholar to serve as the Director of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology.  The Director will lead a team that currently includes four pediatric rheumatologists and one faculty member with joint appointments in pediatric and adult rheumatology; recruitment of additional faculty members is anticipated. There is a well-established Pediatric Rheumatology fellowship program, and opportunity for joint Pediatric/Medicine Rheumatology fellowship training.

The Division Director is expected to oversee and expand programs to deliver state-of-the-art rheumatology care and research, and to promote the academic career development of faculty and fellows.

Successful candidates will have a strong track record of scholarship and national recognition in their field, and ideally be eligible for appointment as Associate /Full Professor.

Required Qualifications*

Requirements include an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent degree; eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Michigan, and certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology sub-board.  Evidence of clinical competence and competence in clinical and didactic teaching is expected.  

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (instructional track).  Track and rank of selected candidate is dependent upon qualifications.

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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