Department of Medicine
IM - Cardiology
CARDIOLOGY: Faculty – Heart Failure
The Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine is a national leader in the delivery of high-quality cardiovascular care to a large, diverse patient population with a range of cardiovascular care needs, in training the next generation of leaders in cardiovascular medicine, and in conducting basic, translational, clinical, and population research to improve cardiovascular outcomes.
To expand its heart failure program, the Division is seeking a Heart Failure specialist at the Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine level. The heart failure group incorporates practices at the Center for Advanced Medicine, and its two outreach sites in West and South St. Louis County, and contributes to inpatient heart failure cardiac care in the CCU, high-risk cardiology service, and the consultation service. We are seeking a candidate that is skilled and willing to Heart Failure “post” service, manage patients who have received LVADs and heart transplants. There are bi-weekly multidisciplinary meetings to discuss patients, particularly for those who are being evaluated for advanced therapies such as home inotropes, left ventricular assistive devices (LVAD), or heart transplant. Also will be responsible for participating in outpatient “post” clinic evaluating patients who have undergone heart transplantations.
The practice is supported by an extensive network of collaborative services, including electrophysiology and arrhythmias, cardiothoracic surgery, interventional cardiology, cardio-oncology, adult congenital heart disease, high risk obstetrics/maternal cardiology, and pulmonary hypertension. The general cardiovascular disease fellowship trains nine fellows a year, and also has several fellows undergoing training via the physician-scientist training pathway. The Division supports a large number of clinical research investigations and clinical trials.
Washington University and St Louis are recognized nationally and internationally for research in medicine, science and biotechnology. St. Louis offers four seasons with outstanding cultural and educational opportunities, and is a culturally diverse and family-oriented city.
The candidate should be an MD or MD/PhD with experience in general cardiology, clinical research, and teaching. The candidate should be BC/BE in cardiology.
Applicants should mail or e-mail to: Gregory A. Ewald, MD, FACC (firstname.lastname@example.org) his/her curriculum vitae and a letter stating career goals to the: Division of Cardiology, 660 South Euclid Avenue, MSC 8086-43-13, St. Louis, MO 63110.
Gregory A. Ewald, MD, FACC
+1 314 454-7011
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