Academic Physician, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
06 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 2021
Ref
80213
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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

Location

Chicago, IL

Description

The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology, is searching for a full-time faculty member at any rank in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Clinical responsibilities will include outpatient clinic, inpatient consults, and reading ECHOs and EKGs, predominantly at our main campus and at affiliated sites as needed. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The appointee will join the Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Disease Alliance, a multidisciplinary program comprising faculty members from the Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics and Surgery at the University of Chicago and affiliated sites:  Advocate Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, and NorthShore University Health System.  The Adult Alliance is one of the largest programs in the state of Illinois, seeing more than 2,800 patients annually – and is, in turn, 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. This 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 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 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 a medical doctorate or equivalent, (2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Illinois, and (3) be Board certified or eligible in adult congenital heart disease. 

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: apply.interfolio.com/80213.  

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 http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp.

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