Tulane University School of Medicine (Tulane SOM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Section Chief of Cardiology.
Tulane SOM has a strong record of achievement in research, patient care, and teaching. The Section of Cardiology encompasses leading clinical, educational, and research programs for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. It currently has 28 clinical and research faculty with anticipated growth through academic recruitments and community partnerships. The Section's nationally recognized clinical faculty members are dedicated to the education and training of physicians in cardiovascular diseases. The Section offers three fellowship programs: Cardiovascular Diseases; Interventional Cardiology; Cardiac Electrophysiology and offers diverse training at three affiliated hospitals, Tulane Medical Center, University Medical Center, and the VA Medical Center in New Orleans.
The Section Chief is responsible for the overall administrative, academic, and clinical operations of the division. The Section is poised for rapid growth and seeks an innovative and visionary leader who will work closely with the Chair of the Department of Medicine and the leadership of the Tulane SOM. As Tulane SOM and its affiliated hospitals constitute a major academic medical network in Louisiana, the Section Chief will serve as a key liaison with cardiologists throughout the state.
QUALIFICATIONS: Tulane SOM seeks an accomplished academician and clinician with an M.D. from an accredited medical school, current board certification in internal medicine and cardiology, eligible for licensure in Louisiana, and appropriate academic qualifications for appointment at the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates must have experience in developing and leading clinical programs, a strong program in clinical or laboratory-based research, a record of innovative and effective administrative experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: WittKieffer has been retained to assist in this recruitment. Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applications must include a curriculum vita and should be submitted electronically to TulaneCardiology@wittkieffer.com. Confidential inquiries may be addressed to Deborah (Dee) Wing, MD, MBA, Claudia Teschky at 630-990-1370, or Tricia Porter at 207-401-2298, the WittKieffer consultants supporting this search. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Tulane University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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