University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC), Worcester seek a distinguished, dynamic, and collaborative cardiology leader with a strong clinical and academic foundation to serve as the next Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. As the leader of the Division, the Chief will be responsible for the growth and advancement of research, faculty recruitment and development, scholarly activity, and teaching excellence of the Division. The new Chief will shape the growth of cardiovascular services and, in collaboration with community cardiology leaders, will be intimately involved in developing and executing a strategic plan for integrated cardiovascular care across the UMMS and UMMHC System.
Reporting to David McManus, MD, ScM, this is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced physician to expand upon a cardiovascular program with the clinical operational support and expertise of one of the nation's leading cardiac hospitals and health systems. The Division strives to be a nationally recognized cardiovascular program and top tier division in all areas and will be supported with the funds necessary to meet a high standard of excellence in clinical care, research, and education. The incoming Chief must be passionate about building collaborative research programs of excellence, mentoring outstanding junior faculty, and continuing to advance cardiovascular medicine on the national/international stage. There is opportunity to build clinical programs, most especially in interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, advanced heart failure, and electrophysiology.
University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) is one of five campuses in the University of Massachusetts system. Over the last 10 years, UMMS has advanced to 18th nationally in NIH funding in the basic sciences and is now one of the nation’s top 50 medical schools in funding for clinical studies. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is one of the 16 divisions of the Department of Medicine and is the most extensive service line of the Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence. The core mission of the Cardiovascular Medicine Division is to provide the highest standard of cardiovascular clinical care to the community, while also promoting scientific discovery and training for the next generation of leaders in Cardiovascular Medicine.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding academic leader with demonstrated ability to set a vision, effectively inspire, manage and mentor. In addition, the successful candidate will have an actively funded research program in basic, translational, clinical or health services research, strong academic credentials from institutions of high repute, appropriate board certification in cardiology, and a distinguished record across all missions. Candidates must hold an MD or MD/PhD and possess credentials sufficient for appointment as Professor at UMMS and UMMHC.
WittKieffer has been retained to assist in this recruitment. Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited, and candidates should include a letter of interest outlining their special qualifications for this position and a current curriculum vitae. Confidential inquiries and documents should be submitted to the WittKieffer consultants supporting this search, Kimberly Smith and Stephen Davis at UMassChiefCardiology@wittkieffer.com.
The University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
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