Section Head, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Medicine

Cleveland, Ohio, US
May 09, 2023
Position Type
An opportunity to join the #1 heart care program in the country and a top ranked hospital nationwide per U.S. News and World Report 2022-2023 Best Hospital Rankings.

The Cleveland Clinic Heart, Thoracic, and Vascular Institute is seeking candidates for the position of Section Head, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Medicine based at the main campus Cleveland location. This outstanding opportunity requires an experienced heart failure cardiologist, ABIM certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology to lead a team of heart failure cardiologists and a large group of advanced practice clinicians. The team treats over 60 new heart transplant and 80+ LVAD patients and over 17,000 outpatient visits yearly. An active inpatient service including a dedicated 10 bed heart failure ICU is led by the section head and the team. An active research infrastructure and an extensive clinical trial portfolio is in place. The centerpiece of the program is the embedded Kaufman Center for Heart Failure Treatment and Recovery which includes a large endowment and the section head will hold the Kaufman Center endowed chair. The section head reports to the chair of cardiovascular medicine. The section head collaborates very closely with the surgical director of the Kaufman Center and at an enterprise level to develop heart failure guidelines to enhance quality of care and access.

The Department is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This dynamic position commands a competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage and a collegial work environment. The successful candidate will also be nominated for a faculty appointment at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM) of Case Western Reserve University at a rank commensurate with experience of Associate or Full Professor level. CCLCM is a five-year program that trains medical students to become physician investigators, integrating basic science, research and clinical medicine.

We invite highly qualified candidates who are committed to excellence in patient care and academic medicine to join an outstanding team in leading our enterprise to further transform healthcare delivery regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Position Highlights:
  • Very competitive Salary, 401(a) Investment Pension Plan and 403(b) Match.
  • Exceptional Health Care Coverage.
  • Work-life balance including generous paid time off, holidays, personal and wellness day, back up daycare, maternity and parental leave.
  • Ongoing development of your professional skills through CCFs training programs and mentorship, meeting days, CME allowance.

Interested Candidates are to submit in confidence their cover letter and curriculum vitae.