The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, at the UFHealth College Of Medicine seeks a full-time faculty member at thetenure or non-tenure accruing level of Associate/Full Professor toserve as Division Chief. Provide inpatient services to patientsadmitted to the Pediatric Neurology Service and the GeneralAttending Service on a rotational basis with other divisionalfaculty. Teaching of housestaff, fellows and medical studentsassigned to this inpatient and outpatient service. Develop aresearch program or work in collaboration with other researchers inan area of interest.The University of Florida Department of Pediatrics is dedicated toimproving the health of infants, children, and adolescents throughworld-class patient care, leading-edge research, patient advocacyand innovative medical education. The Department has demonstratedrobust and continued growth over the past 10 years, with expansionof both clinical services and research infrastructure. UF HealthShands Children’s Hospital is recognized as one of the nation’sbest hospitals for children, according to the 2020-21 US News &World Report rankings. As a hospital-within-a-hospital on the UFHealth Shands Hospital campus, we offer care in more than 20pediatric specialties and serve as the only quaternary-careacademic pediatric center in north central Florida. For moreinformation about the Department, please see the 2020 UF HealthPediatric Progress Report at www.UFHealth.org/peds2020report.The Division of Pediatric Neurology currently includes 8 facultyand a residency program in child neurology with 5 residents. TheDivision serves a diverse spectrum of child neurology patients witha wide range of neurologic disorders from across Florida and theSoutheast. The Division’s practices provide advanced care inseveral areas including epilepsy (NAEC Level IV), stroke, neonatalneurology (Level IV NICU), neuromuscular disease, movementdisorders, neuroimmunology, spasticity/cerebral palsy, andtraumatic brain injury (Level I trauma center). Faculty strive toprovide a patient-centered approach, where care is focused ontherapeutic options optimized for each patient. In addition toproviding outstanding clinical care, the Division focuses on majorresearch efforts that broaden the knowledge of pediatricneurological disorders and on the translation of novel researchfrom the bench to the bedside to bring the most advanced therapiesto every patient. The Division also seeks to provide outstandingeducational opportunities for medical students, residents, andfellows.The University of Florida is a particularly collaborativeenvironment, with faculty working across divisions, departments,and colleges. The university has had a longstanding focus inneurology, neurosurgery, and neuroscience centered around theMcKnight Brain Institute .Investigators within the Division of Pediatric Neurology have theopportunity to work closely with outstanding researchers within theInstitute, as well as within other specialty areas in theDepartment of Pediatrics including Gene Therapy , Genetics andMetabolism , Neonatology ,Neurosurgery ,and Neuro-oncology . The location of the College of Medicine on themain university campus facilitates collaborations with collegesoutside the College of Medicine.Gainesville is a vibrant university community with diverse culturaland culinary offerings, easy access to nature, low cost of living,and no state income tax, all within 1-2 hours of renowned beachesand theme parks.The successful applicant must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, belicensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida, and beBoard Certified/Eligible in Pediatric Neurology.Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, andnames and contact information for three professional references, orthree letters of reference. Applications will be kept confidentialand references will not be contacted without the permission ofapplicants.Review of applications will begin immediately and will continueuntil a sufficient applicant pool has been established.The final candidate will be required to provide official transcriptto the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not beconsidered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” isvisible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside ofthe United States are required to be evaluated by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by National Association ofCredential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found athttp://www.naces.org/If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for thisposition, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to workin the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’sSunshine Law.#category=35The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.
“R.L. Burnside gave me my break and took me on the road in 1997, teaching me the ropes and his repertoire,” guitarist Luther Dickinson told Rolling Stone. “Playing music and hanging out with R.L. and his band, Kenny Brown and Cedric Burnside, was a life-changing experience and gave me a wealth of memories: conversations, jokes and songs that have still inspire me and teach me.”The new album features guest appearances from Oteil Burbridge (bass, Dead & Company), Grahame Lesh (guitar, Midnight North, The Terrapin Family Band), Sharisse Norman (vocals), Dominic Davis (bass, Jack White), and singer/fife player Shardé Thomas. You can pre-order Prayer For Peace here.You can catch the North Mississippi Allstars on the road this May and June, including dates in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, Nashville, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and more. For a full list of dates, or to purchase tickets to any upcoming shows, head to the band’s website. And be sure not to miss their appearance at The Fox Theatre on 3/29 in Boulder, CO!Full Tracklist:Prayer for PeaceNeed to be FreeMiss MaybelleRun Red RoosterStealinDeep EllumBird Without a FeatherYou Got to Move61 HighwayLong Haired DoneyBid You GoodnightP4P (Remix) The North Mississippi Allstars, comprised of brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson, have been gracing audiences with their southern-fried blues-rock for more than two decades. While out on the road last year touring in celebration of their 20th anniversary, the Dickinson brothers stopped off at studios in music-rich cities like Memphish, New Orleans, and several others to periodically record their upcoming LP, Prayer For Peace, due out June 2nd, 2017.In addition to a selection of new originals, the album contains a nod to one of the band’s early mentors, Mississippi blues elder statesman R.L. Burnside. Today, the band stoked anticipation for Prayers For Peace with the premiere of two singles from the new album: title track “Prayers For Peace” and their heartfelt cover of Burnside’s “Long Haired Doney.”