Clinical Division Chief, Cardiology & Co-Director, Heart Service Line
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Medical College - Main Campus | Cardiology

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Clinical Division Chief of Cardiology and Co-Director of the Heart Service Line.

The successful candidate will provide strategic, innovative, and operational leadership, and will have responsibility and accountability for the clinical performance for the Division and within the Department of Internal Medicine and the Heart Service Line. A strong record of collaborative leadership and commitment to excellence in clinical, research and academic service is essential. This position will closely collaborate on research and education efforts as they relate to the clinical enterprise with the Academic Division Chief of Cardiology. Ongoing research achievement, community engagement and educational excellence are highly desirable. The successful candidate must also be committed to mentoring faculty, trainees, and medical students. In addition, (s)he will have credentials that merit appointment as Associate Professor or Professor, will have an MD or equivalent degree, will be board certified, will possess a demonstrated commitment to innovation, and will have the leadership skills necessary for guiding faculty development and advancement across research, clinical and academic missions.

As a Department & Service Line leader, the Clinical Division Chief will work closely with the Cardiac Service Line Co-Director, Academic Division Chief and Department Chairperson to provide an energetic and inventive vision for maintaining and growing clinical, educational and research programs, developing strategic interdisciplinary teams for furthering research, and continuing faculty development. 


Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.


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