Physician, Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Program

Lebanon, New Hampshire
Mar 19, 2023
Position Type
The Heart and Vascular Center and the Department of Medicine of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), and The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, are seeking a Director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Program.

The candidate should have clinical proficiency and Board Certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. They should have a record of scholarly achievement and be eligible for or have achieved the rank of associate professor or higher. The Director of the program will have administrative oversight and engage in its strategic development and growth. Accordingly, the candidate should have leadership skills and experience. The successful candidate will work primarily on the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Service at DHMC and will have the option to attend 2-4 weeks per year at Tufts Medical Center, our partner transplant center. They will also play an essential role in the Cardiogenic Shock team, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) program. Additional responsibilities include an active role in the cardiac intensive care unit and inpatient services, outpatient medicine, teaching, and clinical research. The successful candidate will join an academic practice with approximately 40 full-time cardiologists, as well as clinical and research fellows.

The Heart and Vascular Center has a robust research portfolio focused on clinical and population health supported by funding from the NIH/NHLBI, the American Heart Association, and other foundations, and is engaged in numerous clinical trials. The research program is supported by expert mentors, training programs, and dedicated administrative, technical, and analytic resources. We have collaborative ties with the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI). Accordingly, the candidate is expected to engage in academic activities, including research and mentoring of learners, such as cardiovascular fellows, house staff, and students from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. This position holds an academic title at the Geisel School of Medicine commensurate with experience and academic portfolio. An adjunct appointment at Tufts Medical School is also available if the candidate chooses to attend on the cardiomyopathy/cardiac transplant service there.

DHMC is located in Lebanon, New Hampshire in the beautiful upper valley of the Connecticut River. This area is a vibrant academic and professional community that offers an outstanding quality of life, excellent schools and is the home of Dartmouth College.

Please submit CV and cover letter at
Cover letter should be addressed to:

Cynthia Taub, MD
Section Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Mark Creager, MD
Director, Heart and Vascular Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


• Advanced clinical degree (MD or DO) • Post graduate training in residency and fellowship program

Required Licensure/Certifications

• Current New Hampshire Medical License • Current Board Certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology • Active hospital staff membership

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.