Department of Medicine
IM - Cardiology
Associate Professor/Full Professor
CARDIOLOGY: Director – Echocardiography
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 echocardiography program, the Division is seeking an Associate Professor or Professor of Medicine to lead the Echocardiography Section at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine to succeed Dr. Julio Perez, who lead the section admirably for 42 years. This individual will administer and direct a vibrant and nationally-recognized echocardiography program spanning a large inpatient tertiary care center at Barnes Jewish Hospital and three busy cardiology outpatient clinics at the Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM), CAM – South County, and the Heart Care Institute – West County. The incumbent will also have expertise and actively participate in all modalities of echocardiography imaging, including 2-D transthoracic, transesophageal, 3D, and stress echocardiography. Interventional echocardiography experience is desirable. The director will lead a section of five core echocardiography faculty and interface with many other faculty members who also participate in the echo service. He/she will work closely with hospital and clinic administration, and teach and supervise sonographers, cardiology fellows and other trainees.
The Division is supported by an extensive network of collaborative services, including cardiothoracic surgery, electrophysiology and arrhythmia management, interventional cardiology, cardio-oncology, adult congenital heart disease, high risk obstetrics/maternal cardiology, pulmonary hypertension, and advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation. 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 Level III echocardiography training and considerable experience in all modalities of echocardiography. Proficiency in TEE guidance during transcatheter valve therapies is highly desirable. The candidate should be board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease (ABIM) and echocardiography (NBE).
Andrew Kates, MD
No end date
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