Akron Children’s Hospital has a unique opportunity for a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician to join our NeuroDevelopmental Science Center (NDSC). The candidate we seek will be Board Certified in Pediatrics and either BC/BE in Developmental Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. The NDSC brings together 6 pediatric specialties – Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiatry, Neuropsychology and Psychology under one roof to deliver the best outcomes and quality of life for patients.
Under the leadership of Dr. Roger Hudgins, Director of Neurosurgery and the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center and Dr. John Duby, FAAP, Director of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and the NDSC’s Director of Education, the NDSC provides an interdisciplinary approach to specialty services for children including but not limited to:
•Attention and Learning Disorders
• Autism or Asperser syndrome,
•Behavioral and Emotional Disorders
•Cognitive Disabilities and delayed development
•Fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome and other genetic conditions
• High Risk NICU graduates
• Myelodysplasia and other physical disabilities
Akron Children’s Hospital offers fellowship training programs in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology. Resident and fellowship teaching are required. Clinical research is encouraged and an appointment in the Department of Pediatrics is expected through Northeast Ohio Medical University.