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Requisition # 74776

Position Basics

Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, April 10th, 2023
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and transplant cardiologist.  The University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics Heart transplant program has performed 25 heart transplants in the past three years and is in addition to placement of 16 ventricular assist devices. Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest. Appointment rank to Instructor of Pediatrics (non-tenure or clinical track) may also be considered.  The individual selected will join the Division of Cardiology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services.

The Division of Cardiology at the University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics provides compassionate, family-centered, and state-of-the-art delivery of care to children and young adults with congenital and acquired heart disease. Patients are followed through the transition to adulthood. Dedicated staff have expertise in acquired heart diseases such as cardiomyopathies, cardiac arrhythmias, blood lipid disorders, congenital heart disease, cardiac dysfunction in malignancy, and cardiac implications associated with pediatric obesity. The division provides the only expertise for electrophysiology, diagnostic, interventional and transplant services for children and youth in the state of Iowa. Skilled surgical support and exceptional critical care postoperative support has outcomes that have excellent results in national databases. The division has a multi-purpose diagnostic and interventional procedure lab which is constantly expanding and including state-of-the-art technologies.

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is one of the nation’s top medical schools. It is ranked No. 41 in research in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Graduate Schools,” and it is ranked No. 16 in National Institutes of Health funding among public institutions by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is currently ranked No. 25 in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide.

The UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, Iowa’s only nationally ranked children’s hospital and home to the state’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital trains 47 pediatric resident physicians. For its 2022-23 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UI Stead Family Children's Hospital in seven pediatric specialties: neonatology, pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, pediatric hematology-oncology, pediatric nephrology, pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, pediatric orthopedics, and pediatric pulmonology.

For more information contact:

Ian Law, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Cardiology

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Education Requirement:

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Cardiology, or equivalent

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Completion of a heart failure/transplant fellowship, or sufficient experience in cardiac transplantation, to meet requirements for UNOS Certification for Pediatric Heart Transplant at the time of employment

Demonstrated experience promoting an inclusive culture in the workforce and academic environment

Desirable Qualifications:

Two or more years’ experience in pediatric cardiology heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and transplant management

Experience in patient-oriented research

Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents

Evidence of scholarly activity

Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information

Contact:Jeanie Cromer -
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
SW164-4 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-7204

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Civil Rights Compliance, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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