Academic Physician, Pediatric Cardiologist‚ Heart Failure/Heart Transplant

Illinois, United States
10 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Pediatrics


Chicago, IL


The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, is searching for a full-time faculty member at any rank in the area of Heart Failure/Heart Transplant to serve as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The selected appointee will have clinical responsibilities including outpatient clinic, inpatient consultations, and reading EKGs and ECHOs predominantly at our main campus and, if needed, at affiliated sites. Other duties will include scholarly activity, and training and supervision of trainees and students throughout the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance Heart Program. The Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance is a partnership between Comer Children’s Hospital, Advocate Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, and NorthShore University Health System Pediatrics.

The Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Disease Alliance is one of the largest programs in the state of Illinois, seeing over 2800 patients annually with clinics throughout Chicago, the suburbs, and Northern Indiana. The Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Disease Alliance is a pillar of the overarching Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance Heart Program, which is among the nation’s top Children’s heart program’s in the country. The Children’s heart program includes 30 attending cardiologists, 6 categorical cardiology fellows, and several additional advanced fellows, four pediatric cardio-thoracic surgeons, and a dedicated cardiac anesthesia service. Our cardiac surgeons perform over 400 cardiac operations per year and achieve outcomes that rank among the best in the nation (STS-CHS-Database). We also have one of the highest ambulatory clinic volumes in the country with clinic sites throughout Chicago, the Chicago suburbs, Northern Illinois, and Northern Indiana. Our cardiac program is one of the largest in the Midwest and provides expertise in echocardiography, advanced cardiac imaging CT/MRI, electrophysiology, interventional cardiac catheterization, fetal cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, Marfan Syndrome, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, cardiac critical care, and preventative and rehabilitative cardiology.

Prior to the start of employment qualified applicants must: (1) have an medical doctorate or equivalent, (2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Illinois, (3) be Board Certified or Eligible in Pediatric Cardiology, and (4) have completed a 4th year fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:

Applicants must upload: a CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.  For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit