The Division of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting for a tenured or tenure stream Pediatric Cardiology faculty position with major research interests in Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist to join the world-renowned pediatric transplant program. The Heart Institute provides comprehensive pediatric and adult congenital cardiovascular services to the tri-state region and consists of 18 pediatric cardiologists, 4 pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, 5 pediatric cardiac intensivists and 8 cardiology fellows along with 12 physician extenders and a staff of over 100. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been named to has been named to U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals, one of only 12 hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction. Consistently voted one of America's most livable cities, Pittsburgh is a great place for young adults and families alike. The positions come with a competitive salary and faculty appointment commensurate with experience and qualifications at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Internal Number: 174060
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