University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles selects Harris Search Associates to lead Cardiac Thoracic Intensive Care Unit Research Director search
The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine (http://keck.usc.edu/) and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (www.chla.org) has selected Harris Search Associates to lead the search for its next Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Cardiac Thoracic Intensive Care Unit Research Director.
The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is a major center of medical research, education and patient care. Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine (formerly the USC College of Medicine) is the oldest medical school in Southern California.
The affiliated Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is currently the best children's hospital on the West Coast and ranks as one of the nation’s top hospitals in the Honor Roll of U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals List for five consecutive years.
In 2012, for the fourth year in a row, CHLA is one of just twelve children’s hospitals nationally to be named as one of the safest hospitals for children in the nation by the Leapfrog Group. In addition, CHLA was designated as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an honor held by only five percent of hospitals nationwide. CHLA is also a proud recipient of the Beacon Award for Excellence in Pediatric Intensive Care Units, an award given by the American Association of Critical Care Nursing.
The critical care units consist of a 24-bed PICU with over 1,200 admissions per year and a 24-bed Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) with over 800 admissions each year. Children's Hospital Los Angeles has large and active solid organ transplant programs including heart, lung, kidney, liver, and small bowel and a wide range of research interests with strengths in informatics, physiology, clinical trials and outcomes research.
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