The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking applications and nominations for a Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist who will serve as the Director of Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation within the Division of Pediatric Cardiology. The successful candidate will be board certified in Pediatric Cardiology, with additional training and/or experience in Pediatric Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation. She/he will have a strong desire for program building, excellent clinical experience as well as experience in clinical investigation/research activities, and will be eligible for the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor of Pediatrics.
- The Department of Pediatrics is a large department consisting of 16 divisions, over 175 faculty, 46 residents, and numerous fellows across its 11 ACGME accredited fellowships.
- U.S. News & World Report ranked program in Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery (2017, 2018).
- 2-Star designation from the Society for Thoracic Surgeons with surgical outcomes better than national averages across all STAT categories.
- Outstanding opportunities for professional & personal growth and advancement.
- Madison represents a wonderful environment in which to live, play, and raise a family.
For candidates wishing to explore or advance their own research interests, the Department has extensive resources and facilities at its disposal to support basic, translational and clinical research (over 39,000 sq. ft. dedicated to research). Abundant available facilities and resources include The UW Cardiovascular Research Center, The UW–Madison Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, The Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research, The Waisman Center, and the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.
All pediatric clinics and procedures are done at American Family Children’s Hospital, the only free-standing children’s hospital in Madison. AFCH is a beautiful, world-class children’s medical and surgical center with a 28-bed pediatric intensive care unit, a widely recognized transplant surgery program, a children’s cancer center, and a family-friendly atmosphere. AFCH was also named a Best Children’s Hospital in six medical and surgical specialties by U.S. News & World Report
in 2018, including Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery and Pediatric Pulmonology and Lung Surgery.