University of California San Diego


San Diego, California

Date Posted

July 1, 2024


Division of Academic General Pediatrics




The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are currently seeking both part-time and full-time General Pediatricians to join our Division of Academic General Pediatrics.


The Division has clinical practices in several locations, all that serve as UCSD School of Medicine clinical trainee teaching sites, including for medical students, residents, and fellows. This includes a new partnership with a large federally qualified health center (FQHC) system that serves many communities in San Diego.


At all sites, we provide outpatient medical care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults aged from birth to 21 years. Our team is comprised of faculty committed to providing and teaching evidence-based clinical care. The Division has existing sites with co-located clinics focused on caring for medically fragile patients, the UCSD Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics faculty group practice, and offers visits for breastfeeding support for premature infants as well as travel visits.


Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Pediatrics and have or be eligible for a California medical license as determined by the California Medical Board. The Department has a strong commitment to clinical care and teaching. Assignments will also include supervising and educating residents and fellows in training, participation in division meetings, program planning and development of provider and patient education information. Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour business needs.


Preferred qualifications for this position include 2 years of general pediatrics clinical experience, and a proven ability to work collaboratively across Pediatric disciplines. The preferred candidates will be pediatricians with strong clinical skills and interest in medical student/resident education and teaching.


UC San Diego Health provides a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and access to all the research and academic capabilities of the University. Additionally, you and your family will enjoy all the beauty, culture, recreation and outdoor amenities of the San Diego region!


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.


Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to:

Leah Kern, MD

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