The Society of Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors

Posted: 4/20/2021

Pediatric Cardiologist - Imaging

The Division of Cardiac Imaging in the Department of Cardiology at Boston Children's Hospital is actively recruiting a physician to join our world-renowned cardiac imaging team as faculty (attending staff). Candidates must be Board Certified or Eligible in Pediatric Cardiology. Candidates at all career stages who possess strong clinical, research, and teaching abilities are encouraged to apply. Valued clinical skills include echocardiography, fetal cardiology, cardiac magnetic resonance, and cardiac computed tomography. Faculty will be eligible for appointment at Harvard Medical School.

The Division of Cardiac Imaging at Boston Children's Hospital is one of the largest imaging programs for children and adults with congenital heart disease in the United States. Its activities include transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance, and cardiac computed tomography. A high proportion of cases have complex disease and undergo image-guided interventions. Equipment includes state-of-the-art imaging, reviewing, and reporting technology. Resources for conducting clinical, basic science, and translational research are abundant throughout the Department. Academic advancement through research and teaching activities is strongly encouraged and supported. We have a highly-regarded senior fellowship program in cardiac imaging and train 2-3 senior fellows each year.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae to:

Andrew J. Powell, M.D.
Chief, Division of Cardiac Imaging
Department of Cardiology
Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


Posted: 4/10/2021

Outpatient Pediatric Cardiologist Opportunity – Northeast Ohio

Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Clinical Cardiologist to join its expanding Heart Center. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by US News and World Report.

This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:

  • Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
  • More than 800 providers, who manage over 1.1 million patient visits annually
  • A network of more than 60 primary and specialty care locations
  • Robust research and innovation endeavors

The successful candidate will provide Cardiology care at the Beeghly campus, expanding the services of the dedicated Heart Center team, which includes 16 pediatric cardiologists, 5 nurse practitioners and 2 cardiothoracic surgeons who provide a complete spectrum of coordinated, compassionate, cardiac care to over 10,000 patients annually. Services include: advanced diagnostics, complex surgical procedures, an adult congenital heart disease program, a fetal imaging program and a cardiac MRI program. Enjoy practicing in a comfortable community setting.

This position offers opportunities for:

  • Partnership with an established team of Cardiologists affording exceptional work-life balance
  • Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience
  • An attractive compensation plan that includes bonus compensation

Requirements include board eligibility/certification in Pediatric Cardiology and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio.

The Mahoning Valley is an exciting and vibrant place to live…outstanding parks, museums, theaters, art galleries, sport events, golf courses, country clubs, live concert and event venues, biking and hiking trails, lakes and much more provide residents with a dynamic choice of recreational opportunities. This area is successfully transitioning to a technology and knowledge-based economy by leveraging its industrial and academic strengths.  In just the last two years, 107 businesses have invested $682 million here, creating over 4500 new jobs!

Interested candidates may contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at 330-543-3015 or jhensley@akronchildrens.org.  To learn more, visit our website at www.akronchildrens.org

Posted: 2/3/2021

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Hospital-Physician in Cardiac Critical Care Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia integrates Pediatric cardiology fellowship trained physicians into our care model delivery as a Hospital-Physician under the guidance of a Cardiac ICU attending physician. Hospital-Physicians in the Cardiac Intensive Care have the following opportunities available to them:

  • Be the primary clinician caring for critically ill children alongside excellent Cardiac Critical Care Medicine faculty, and partnering with advanced practice providers;
  • Gain expertise in management of complex, high acuity patients; co-lead resuscitations; develop proficiency in procedural skills; and help families navigate difficult situations
  • Participate and contribute in high quality state-of-art learning and teaching opportunities covering the entire spectrum of congenital and acquired heart disease
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including expenses for CME
Qualified candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Pediatrics and able to obtain a medical license in Pennsylvania. For more information about everything we have to offer, and to find out how to join our renowned team in cardiac critical care, contact  Venkat Shankar, MD, MBA,  Medical Director, CICU at  shankarv@email.chop.edu  or 215-341-4681

Posted: 1/26/2021

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Outpatient Pediatric Cardiologist
Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute
starting on or shortly after July 1, 2021

The Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s is recruiting a full-time General Pediatric Cardiologist (open rank) to join our Greater Louisville and Western Kentucky Practice and support our expanding network of outpatient pediatric and adult congenital heart locations in Greater Louisville, Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana.  The successful candidate will join 5 pediatric and adult congenital cardiologists who currently provide outpatient care at 7 locations.  All faculty participate in weekly clinical management conferences.  Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.  Cincinnati Children’s offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, generous PTO allowance, 10% retirement contribution of wages (up to the annual compensation limited imposed by the IRS) and relocation assistance.

The Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute includes: 80 pediatric and adult congenital heart physicians and surgeons, and 24 pediatric and ACHD cardiology fellows. The Heart Institute faculty provide outpatient pediatric and adult congenital cardiac care at more than 23 locations throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana, and we had over 21,000 outpatient cardiology visits in FY20. We performed 574 cardiothoracic surgeries in FY20, including 17 heart, lung and multi-organ transplants. Offering patient-family focused care, the Heart Institute also has unique programs such as the Fontan Clinic, Coronary Artery Clinic, Cardiac Rehab Program and Cardio-Oncology Program, providing condition-specific expertise. In addition, the Heart Institute supports a broad range of innovative translational and discovery science with 270 publications in FY20.   Our new Critical Care Building will open in 2021.

In 2017, UK HealthCare and the Kentucky Children’s Hospital joined Cincinnati Children’s to form a Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program. With our one-program, two-sites model, the world-class heart surgeons at Cincinnati Children’s work closely with the congenital heart experts at Kentucky Children’s Hospital to provide a full spectrum of the most advanced heart care available, from assessment and diagnosis to complex surgery and post-surgical care.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is a leading medical research and teaching hospital consistently ranking among the top three pediatric hospitals in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital ranking. We are also the second-highest ranking recipient of research grants from the National Institutes of Health among pediatric institutions. Cincinnati Children's includes 692 beds, over 1,112 active medical staff, and over 16,000 employees.   Cincinnati Children’s provides over 1 million annual outpatient visits.

Qualifications:
- New graduate pediatric cardiology fellow or experienced clinician
- Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology
- Physician MD/DO license in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana or eligible

Interested candidates can contact:
Bradley B. Keller, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director,
Greater Louisville and Western Kentucky Practice
Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute
731 E. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
Office:   502-584-3200, Option 9
Cell:         412-478-6463    
Email:      brad.keller@cchmc.org

Posted December 21, 2020

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Pediatric Cardiologist
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a noninvasive pediatric cardiologist with a clinical focus on inpatient cardiology and outreach in southeast Idaho. The physician will provide general pediatric cardiology care to inpatients and outpatients, managing all aspects of acute cardiology care, bringing expertise as a consultant in the cardiac intensive care unit and in other intensive and acute care units throughout the hospital.  Academic productivity is expected and supported by the division including research, quality improvement work, teaching, and advocacy.

Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital and at our outreach sites in southeast Idaho.  Inpatient responsibilities include work in a newly opened Cardiac Care Unit (CCU), a 15-bed acute care cardiac unit, as well as consulting in other units throughout the hospital.  Inpatient work is supported by advanced practice providers (NPs and PAs), cardiology fellows and pediatric residents. Outpatient responsibilities will be dedicated to our southeast Idaho outreach sites (Pocatello and Idaho Falls).

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology, and must be able to travel to our outreach sites in southeast Idaho.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic rank at the academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities. 

Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/109380Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required.  For additional information about the position, please contact: Antonio Cabrera, M.D., Division Chief, at antonio.cabrera@hsc.utah.edu.

Posted Dec 2020

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                                                               Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children 

Pediatric Cardiology

Assistant in Pediatrics/Assistant Pediatrician

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Congenital Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) invites applications for full-time appointment as an Assistant in Pediatrics. Candidates will be eligible for appointment at Harvard Medical School as Lecturer, part-time, Instructor, part-time or Assistant Professor, part-time level, commensurate with experience. All Harvard faculty must teach Harvard associated learners at least 50 hours/year at Harvard and/or its affiliated institutions. The successful candidate will have earned an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent and be BC/BE in Pediatric Cardiology. 

We offer a position with an emphasis on the outpatient care of patients, performance and interpretation of trans-thoracic and fetal echocardiograms and the interpretation of electrocardiograms, holter and event monitors. The division is in the process of expanding its clinical catchment area and as such, the candidate will have the opportunity to develop a community-based practice in collaboration with our clinical affiliates in southern New Hampshire as well as participate in the clinical activity at the academic medical center in Boston. A portion of his/her time may be devoted to research and other scholarly activities. The candidate will also be involved in the teaching and mentorship of pediatric residents and medical students.

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology consists of 10 successfully established pediatric cardiologists. Pediatric Cardiology at MGH seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence and diversity.  MGHfC offers the dual advantage of a children’s hospital within the internationally renowned Massachusetts General Hospital, consistently ranked as one of the top general hospitals in the world. Pediatric cardiologists and other pediatric specialists benefit from a vast campus with outstanding clinical resources and research activities within the MassGeneral Brigham healthcare system, the largest health care network operating within the greater Boston area.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a one page narrative of clinical, teaching and research interests to:

Oscar Benavidez, M.D.
Chief, Division of Pediatric Congenital Cardiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Pediatrics
55 Fruit Street
CPZS 5-510
Boston, MA 02114
Attn:  Avi Masih
Electronic submission to avimasih@partners.org  is strongly encouraged.

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Posted: October 28, 2020

Adult Congenital Cardiologist

The Wisconsin Adult Congenital Heart Disease (WAtCH) Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee, WI invites applications for an open rank faculty position for an adult congenital cardiologist.  This individual must be board certified/eligible for adult congenital heart disease, and be either board certified in adult cardiovascular medicine or pediatric cardiology.  Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

The WAtCH program currently has 4 adult congenital board certified providers supported by a program coordinator, 4 nurses, 2 APNPs and a social worker. The WAtCH program is primarily based within the Herma Heart Institute at Children’s Wisconsin, but extends to Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital (the adult hospital on the same campus) and other outreach sites in Eastern Wisconsin. Clinic volume is approximately 2500-3000 yearly outpatient clinic visits, and there are approximately 50 surgical cases/year done at either Children’s Wisconsin or Froedtert Memorial Hospital. In addition to adult congenital care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings and depending upon the applicant’s background, the faculty position could also include general cardiology, care of connective tissue disease patients, imaging, interventional or electrophysiology in either the adult or pediatric cardiology division as appropriate. There are opportunities for scholarly activity, and research with 20% of time dedicated to administrative and/or academic endeavors.

The pediatric cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery program at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Wisconsin exists under the umbrella of the Herma Heart Institute (HHI). The HHI is internationally recognized for excellence, particularly in the care of children with complex congenital heart disease, and is a nationally ranked congenital cardiac program. The HHI provides comprehensive pediatric and adult congenital cardiovascular services throughout the Midwest and consists of 30 pediatric cardiology faculty members, 3 pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, 8 pediatric cardiac intensivists, and 11 cardiology fellows along with a cadre of highly skilled nurse practitioners and physician assistants. With a commitment to both clinical and academic excellence, opportunities abound for candidates with an interest in research and medical education.

The adult cardiology division is a large multi-specialty practice that continues to experience significant growth with state of the art equipment and new facilities. The adult cardiovascular comprehensive program includes cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, 3D echocardiography, electrophysiology, advanced heart failure with transplantation and advanced therapies, and a full complement of complex and structural interventions Froedtert Hospital ranked 3rd nationally of top performing academic medical centers by Vizient in 2017.

Position Requirements: Candidates should be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Cardiology.

To submit your application, please visit:  https://www.mcw.edu/Human-Resources/Career-Opportunities.htm

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Posted: October 28, 2020

Pediatric Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplant Cardiologist

The Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin is seeking a fully trained pediatric advanced heart failure/cardiac transplant cardiologist in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant Professor level.

The successful candidate will join two full-time faculty physicians and four experienced advanced practice providers in the sub-section of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation in the Section of Cardiology and Department of Pediatrics. At the time of appointment, the candidate must have completed at least 12 months of specialized training or equivalent experience in pediatric advanced heart failure/cardiac transplant beyond the 3 years of core pediatric cardiology fellowship and should be board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics Sub-Board of Pediatric Cardiology. The successful candidate should demonstrate ongoing commitment to clinical excellence as well as clinical, translational, and/or basic research related to the fields of heart failure, cardiomyopathy, mechanical support and/or transplant. Clinical duties will include both inpatient service and outpatient clinics with the advanced heart failure and transplant team, and participation in the educational mission of the Section will be required.  Additional service and clinics in general cardiology can be negotiated. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.

The pediatric cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery programs function collaboratively under the umbrella of the Herma Heart Institute, which is internationally recognized for excellence particularly in the care of children with complex forms of congenital heart disease. The Heart Institute provides comprehensive pediatric and adult congenital cardiovascular services throughout the Midwest and consists of 30 pediatric cardiology faculty members, 3 pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, 7 pediatric cardiac intensivists, a dedicated cardiac anesthesia team and a cadre of highly invested and talented nurse practitioners and physician assistants.  The Heart Institute currently funds 11 cardiology fellows including advanced fellows annually.

Opportunities abound for a candidate interested in joining a team with a commitment to elite clinical care and innovation in basic science, clinical, and translational research. 

Position Requirements: 

Candidates must be board eligible/board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and trained to provide a full range of pediatric advanced heart failure and cardiac transplant services including pre-transplant evaluation, post-transplant care, mechanical support, and evaluation and management of genetic and acquired cardiomyopathies.

Interested physicians should apply online at   https://www.mcw.edu/Human-Resources/Career-Opportunities.htm and contact:

Steve Kindel, MD SKindel@chw.org

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Posted: September 28, 2020

Pediatric Cardiologist/Focus in Pulmonary Hypertension
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Cardiologist in our Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program.  The clinical focus will be caring for children and adults with heart disease and pulmonary hypertension. The ideal candidate must possess experience and/or formal training in pulmonary hypertension/pulmonary vascular disease, including oral, inhaled and parenteral therapies. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children Hospital and at other Division outreach sites.  In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including investigation, education, administration/service, as well as advocacy.

The Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program is committed to providing compassionate care for patients with a spectrum of problems that alter the form or function of pulmonary vessels. The program is currently participating in the TOPP2 Registry, the Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Network and a national Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Collaborative. The Department of Pediatrics has developed a strong infrastructure for clinical research that allows members to collaborate in clinical trials. We are seeking an individual who will bring additional expertise to the program and share our intense desire to improve the quality of care, share knowledge, and foster new ideas.  

The Division has a very active research program with a strong support infrastructure and supporting team. It has been a core site of the Pediatric Heart Network since its inception and participates in the NPC-QIC an all the major registries including PC4, PC3, IMPACT, etc. In addition, the Division is a primary site for the Strategic Focus Networks of the American Heart Association. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Division as well as throughout the Department, Medical School and University.

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology; and must possess experience and/or formal training in pulmonary hypertension/pulmonary vascular disease. Additional experience in diagnostic heart catheterization, non-invasive imaging, exercise testing or cardiovascular genetics is preferred. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/107625. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact Antonio G. Cabrera, M.D., Antonio.cabrera@hsc.utah.edu

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Posted: August 14, 2020

Providence Medical Group - Eastern Washington is seeking the following positions:

  • Interventionalist Pediatric Cardiology and/or ACHD Cardiology - The position will be based at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital and Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, a regional tertiary care referral center. Services at these facilities include comprehensive cardiac surgical, interventional and electrophysiological care with state-of-the-art technologies, as well as adult heart transplant and VAD services, Pediatric ECLS and dedicated Hybrid and Robotic surgical OR’s. The prospective Pediatric Electrophysiologist will practice all aspects of EP care, including catheter ablation and device implant procedures, in a busy EP lab that performed 84 diagnostic and interventional EP procedures on children and adults with congenital heart disease in 2018.
  • Pediatric and ACHD Interventional Cardiologist - This combined pediatric/ACHD cardiac center’s PATCH program is credentialed by the ACHA as a comprehensive care center, one of the first in 2017. All forms of diagnostic and interventional catheterizations are offered, including PVR with both Melody and Sapien valves.
  • Noninvasive Pediatric Cardiologist - This immediate opening is for a Noninvasive Cardiologist to share all clinical responsibilities, including outpatient, inpatient and postoperative care. In this role, you will be part of an established practice at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital. This hospital has an accredited adult congenital heart disease program (Providence Adult and Teen Congenital Heart Program, PATCH). Sacred Heart Children's Hospital performs over 150 congenital cardiac operations a year with outcomes that consistently are better than the national average. Your primary clinical responsibilities will be at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital with some outreach clinic responsibilities. 


Posted: July 17, 2020

Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology

On behalf of Dr. Marlene Miller, Pediatrician-in-Chief for University Hospitals and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH/RBC), CareerPhysicians, LLC, a leader in academic pediatric leadership recruitment, has initiated a national search to identify an inspiring leader to serve in the role as Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology.

The incoming Chief will have the responsibility of establishing and implementing a vision that encompasses the mission values of UH/RBC: To Heal, To Teach, To Discover.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Currently, the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and the UH/RBC Heart Center has 21 faculty members (13 cardiologists, three anesthesiologists, four cardiac intensivists, and one congenital heart surgeon), nurses and nurse practitioners, and fellowship trainees dedicated to serve the patients of Northeast Ohio.
  • Services provided include comprehensive surgical program for children and adults with congenital heart disease, state-of-the-art interventional and EP therapeutics, an adult congenital heart team, dedicated cardiac imaging, cardiac anesthesia, and cardiac intensive care.
  • The Heart Center has a dedicated cardiac step-down unit, a new hybrid catheterization and surgical suite within a long-established children’s hospital along with a network of community and regionally based outpatient services. 
  • The UH/RBC Heart Center is an internationally recognized program partner with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Heart Center in Columbus, collectively forming The Congenital Heart Collaborative (TCHC).  This partnership joins resources in providing the most comprehensive highest quality care on both campuses. TCHC is a dedicated service line with a common executive administration and functions as one program on two campuses with the commitment to expand access to high-quality comprehensive cardiac care regardless of patient age to the communities we serve while equally embracing a scholarly and educational mission. TCHC provides excellent cardiothoracic surgical, cardiac interventional, electrophysiologic, and non-invasive services. An example of the success of our partnership is our fetal cardiac interventional service comprised of members from both campuses and based at UH/RBC.
  • Eligibility for academic rank at the Associate/Professor level and be board certified in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Recognized as the top ranked children’s hospital in northern Ohio, UH/RBC is a 244-bed, Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and principal referral center for Ohio and the region.
  • Academic affiliation with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

For more details about this opportunity, or if you would like to recommend an individual(s) who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Marcel Barbey at marcel@careerphysican.com, or at 817-707-9034. All interactions will remain confidential and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant. UH/RBC is an AA/EOE/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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