Department of Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Summary of Opportunity
The Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine is actively recruiting an additional fellowship trained cardiologist who possesses clinical expertise in heart failure and transplantation. Qualified applicants will have a proven record of research, teaching, and clinical distinction. Temple’s Heart and Vascular Institute (THV) has a long history of clinical excellence, particularly in heart failure. It offers a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.
Successful candidates will be board eligible or certified in cardiology with fellowship training and/or extensive clinical experience in heart failure/cardiac transplantation. Candidates must have academic credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor and be in possession of or be eligible to receive an unrestricted Pennsylvania State Medical License.
Temple Heart & Vascular Institute (THVI)
The THVI is a physician led, patient focused institute built upon Temple Health’s excellent long-term reputation for heart and vascular clinical care, research and education. At the core of THVI is an integrated approach that encourages collaboration between care providers in order to improve patient experience, outcomes, and value across the spectrum of prevention, diagnosis, intervention, and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease. THVI continues to build upon the strengths inherent in an institute model while maintaining the advantages conferred as an academic and research healthcare entity.
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.
Procedure for Candidacy
Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information by clicking on the link above. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity are encouraged.
For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
Please address applications to: Daniel Edmundowicz, Professor and Chief, Section of Cardiology, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.