Comprehensive Care General Pediatrician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $150,000 - $200,000 a year
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an academic Comprehensive Care General Pediatrician. The Comprehensive Care General Pediatrician will provide ambulatory and inpatient consultative care for children with medical complexity at Primary Children’s Hospital and University of Utah Health. The Comprehensive Care Program is an innovative program of team-based care designed to deliver high value healthcare for children with high medical complexity, high medical fragility, technology dependencies and developmental disabilities. Generalist-specialist partnerships provide the foundation for this program. In addition to clinical care, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation and administration.

Qualified candidates must be board eligible/board certified in General Pediatrics or in another related specialty. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience caring for children with medical complexity. 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/Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Nancy Murphy, M.D., Division Chief, at

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health 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 our mission.