• Cardiology- Director, Interventional Cardiology-Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Cardiovascular Intervention

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/16/2018 5:00 PM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position

    The Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Director, Interventional Cardiology LKSOM, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Cardiovascular Intervention.


    The Director will oversee the clinical operations in all areas of Interventional Cardiology, LKSOM and Temple University Hospital (TUH).  The Director will also have the overall responsibility of providing strategic direction and effective leadership while creating an environment that enhances clinical growth and academic development. Successful candidates will have clinical expertise in all areas of Interventional Cardiology, specifically percutaneous valve interventions, mechanical ventricular support and high risk coronary therapies.  The new Director will possess a proven record of collaborative interaction in a “heart team” model with cardiac and vascular surgeons and excellence in clinical care, education, research and administration.


    Successful candidates will possess an M.D. or D.O. with active board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and BE/BC in Cardiovascular Disease and credentials that will support a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor are preferred.  Candidates with additional pertinent degrees (Ph.D., M.B.A., and M.P.H.) are encouraged to apply.  Candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills and strong commitment to diversity and inclusivity.


    Temple’s Heart & Vascular Institute (THVI) https://heart.templehealth.org/ 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.


    LKSOM, established in 1901, is one of the nation’s leading medical schools. Each year, the School educates approximately 840 medical students and 140 graduate students. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, LKSOM is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania. According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSOM is among the top 10 most-applied-to medical schools in the nation. It is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. It employs 550 full-time and 50 part-time faculty members, in addition to more than 1,000 employees. Each year it admits 210 medical students and approximately 24 graduate students.


    Temple has invested heavily in new clinical programs, technology and facilities in recent years. The School of Medicine has also recruited renowned physicians from around the country who have enhanced Temple’s capacity to expand its clinical mission well beyond its traditional boundaries. This growth and dynamism is transforming Temple from a leading Philadelphia academic medical center into a nationally renowned, top-tier medical institution.

    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.

    Please address all applications to: Daniel Edmundowicz, Professor and Chief, Section of Cardiology, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu Phone: 215-707-5666 Fax: 215-707-9452

    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.


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