Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery PPMC

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • May 14, 2024
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery PPMC

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: May 09, 2024
Deadline: May 09, 2026 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of cardiovascular surgery. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. They must also be certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or foreign equivalent.

Teaching responsibilities may include clinical and didactic instruction of medical students, residents and fellows.

Clinical responsibilities may include outpatient and operative care of patients presenting with conditions related to cardiac disease.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include clinical and/or basic science research in topics related to cardiac surgery, as well as participation in clinical trials.

This position will be full-time and based at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC), a full member institution of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. It will include the role Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at PPMC, with commensurate administrative responsibilities. Candidates for the position should embrace all parts of our tripartite mission: to be a world leader in clinical care, research and education. They should have a demonstrated record of excellence in one or more components of that mission and are expected to have a record of service and administration, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, commitment to the goals of diversity, equity and inclusion, and a compelling vision for the department and the discipline.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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