Cleveland Clinic, one of the world’s most distinguished academic medical centers, announces a search for the Chair of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology. The ideal candidate will have experience leading in a large integrated healthcare organization. The Chair will have responsibility for the clinical, educational, research and financial programs within the department. A faculty appointment, commensurate with experience, is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
We are searching for a physician leader to advance the Department into the future. The ideal candidate will be a servant leader with an excellent record of clinical service and outcomes, teaching and scholarship with experience in leadership, administrative skills, mentoring of faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, and program development. Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio is required.
The cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology cover all subspecialty areas, from fetal care to neurocardiology, and offer the full range of diagnostic, interventional and surgical procedures. Their commitment to lifelong congenital heart disease management leads to close collaboration with Cleveland Clinic’s top-ranked adult heart program for seamless transition to adult care.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the United States and has lowest overall mortality rate compared to all high volume children’s hospitals and lowest mortality for most complex STAT 4 and STAT 5 cases compared to top children’s hospitals as listed by U.S. News & World Report 2019. We have more than 350 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing the 414 inpatient beds and 40 community locations forming the Cleveland Clinic Children’s network, providing over 680,000 outpatient visits, 13,000 hospital admissions, over 11,200 surgeries, and accepting over 1,270 hospital transfers per year.
Excellent opportunities exist for cooperative program development with our top-ranked adult programs, as well as for basic, clinical, and translational research in the Pediatric Research Center of the Lerner Research Institute. Cleveland Clinic physicians enjoy a collegial work environment within the framework of a large group practice, with a competitive salary enhanced by very attractive benefits.
Interested Candidates are to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of three references to:
J. Harry Isaacson, MD
Executive Dean, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Chair, Department of Pediatric Cardiology Search Committee