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Virginia Commonwealth University Health
Children's Hospital of Richmond
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Director of Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology

The Children's Hospital of Richmond and the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University and The Children's Hospital Foundation Heart Center are committed to transforming the Pediatric Cardiology Division into a model academic unit devoted to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and clinical and basic research. This is in conjunction with a new rotational pediatric biplane cardiac catheterization laboratory, construction of a hybrid cath lab and PICU expansion for cardiac surgical cases. Our new state-of-the-art outpatient on-campus facility opened in March 2016.

We are seeking an outstanding BC/BE pediatric cardiologist with advanced training in Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at the assistant or associate professor level to fill a non-tenure eligible position.

- Candidate must possess outstanding clinical skills
- Participate in the educational endeavors of the Division that supports active accredited fellowship programs in
Pediatric and Adult Cardiology, Adult Interventional and Adult EP
- Candidates should be eager to join in a major dynamic effort to create a superior academic pediatric cardiology
division, in a collegial atmosphere and in a wonderful mid-Atlantic city, large enough to support all the best of a
major urban setting, and small enough to be friendly and communal
- Research opportunities exist and is expected

About Our Program:

The pediatric heart transplantation program has been part of one of the oldest heart transplantation programs in the country with our first neonatal heart transplant performed in 1989. There are active liver and renal transplantation programs as well. The Pediatric Echo lab is ICAEL accredited (TTE, TEE and Fetal) with an active fetal program with a referral base of over 60 mile radius. The echo lab is fully equipped, Digital, and has an active Tele-Echo service from outlying sites. MRI, CTA, and PET imaging is available onsite. The candidate is expected to expand our integrated services with adult heart failure and transplantation and with the VAD and TAH program, the largest in the country. Research performance is expected and opportunities currently exist for collaboration.

- Board Certification in Pediatrics and Cardiology
- Must have experience with clinical care of patients ages birth to 21
- Interest in research and teaching
- Sub-board and/or additional graduate degree preferred
- Experience with advocacy at local, state, and national level preferred
We are 600 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center the areas only Level 1 Trauma Center and the flagship hospital of VCUs entire medical enterprise. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research. Eight years ago, we completely reimagined our physician organization empowering our providers to be agents of change, embrace autonomy, and create a culture of camaraderie, engagement and accomplishment.