Department of Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Cardiology HF/TX Faculty Opportunity at Leading Academic Medical Center
Summary of Opportunity
The Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine is actively recruiting an additional fellowship trained cardiologist who possesses clinical expertise in heart failure and transplantation. Qualified applicants will have a proven record of research, teaching, and clinical distinction. Temples Heart and Vascular Institute (THVI) has a long history of clinical excellence, particularly in heart failure management, bi-ventricular mechanical support and cardiac transplantation. It offers a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.
Temple is a pioneering heart transplant program with over 1000 transplants performed. Temple offers a collegial working relationship with a dedicated team of Heart Failure, Transplant, VAD/PH cardiologists and surgeons. The Heart Failure program includes a subsection in infiltrative cardiomyopathies, CardioOncology, Heart Failure with preserved EF, Disease management and CardioMEM. The program also has a dedicated support team of HF, Transplant and MCS nurses and coordinators. Our faculty members have broad research interest in outcomes, basic sciences, and clinical trials.
The new faculty member will provide inpatient and outpatient clinical Heart Failure services at the Main and Jeanes campus of Temple University Hospital, including congestive heart failure transplant and mechanical circulatory support. Successful candidates must possess and MD or DO, will be BC in cardiology and board certified or board eligible in Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant. Candidates must have academic credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor and be in possession of or be eligible to receive an unrestricted Pennsylvania State Medical License. Both graduating fellows and practicing physicians are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to qualified applicants with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience.
Temple Heart & Vascular Institute (THVI)
The THVI is a physician led, patient focused institute built upon Temple Healths excellent long-term reputation for heart and vascular clinical care, research and education. At the core of THVI is an integrated approach that encourages collaboration between care providers in order to improve patient experience, outcomes, and value across the spectrum of prevention, diagnosis, intervention, and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease. THVI continues to build upon the strengths inherent in an institute model while maintaining the advantages conferred as an academic and research healthcare entity.
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia’s leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world’s most advanced therapies and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.
Procedure for Candidacy
To be considered, please complete an online application by following this link: https://bit.ly/3rchV8Q
Interested candidates should submit current curriculum vita and personal statement summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
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Eman A. Hamad, MD, FACC, FHFSA, Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Program, Temple University Hospital, C/O Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email:
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
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