Director Pediatric Cardiology- Heart Failure/Transplant

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyAcademic : Medical Director
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
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Bonuses OfferedNone

Director Pediatric Cardiology- Heart Failure/Transplant - Minneapolis

Director Pediatric Cardiology- Heart Failure/Transplant

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board-certified/eligible Pediatric Cardiology Physician at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank as Director of the Heart Failure/Transplant program.

As the largest pediatric cardiology practice in Minnesota, our Heart Center utilizes a comprehensive team of CV intensivists, care coordinators, cardiologists, and surgeons—all within a true children’s hospital setting, on a leading academic campus. This means children get dedicated attention from cardiovascular providers, all within a child-friendly environment to help ease their pain and fears.

About the Appointment:

  • The Department / Division is seeking an individual with a strong interest in Pediatric Heart Failure, Pediatric Heart Transplant and mechanical devices.
  • Participate in pre-and post-transplant cardiac evaluation and treatment of cardiomyopathies and heart failure of different etiologies.
  • This position will include clinical duties working in/at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.
  • Depending on expertise and interest, the position may also participate inpatient and outpatient service.
  • Additional responsibilities will include participation in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, clinical practice through UMPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and your profession.
  • The successful candidate will participate in research projects and other academic/scholarly activities either as a collaborator or independent researcher, and participate in faculty development activities tailored to the candidate's career interests and goals.
  • Pediatric Heart Center
  • Pediatric Heart Transplant Program
  • Pediatric Heart Failure Program
  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
  • Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research experience with a goal of developing collaborative or independent, externally funded research. 
  • Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.

About the Department:

The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to generate new knowledge through research, to apply this new knowledge to the highest quality health care for the prevention and treatment of illness in children, and to provide the best possible education of the next generation of medical students, physicians, and other health professionals in childhood disease prevention, treatment, research, and advocacy. Through this mission the Department seeks to improve the lives of children in our community, nation, and the world.

About the Division

There is a long history of Pediatric Heart Transplant at the University of Minnesota.  The program has grown exponentially in the last few years. As a result of the growth in the program, we are in the process of recruiting a second experienced congenital/transplant cardiovascular surgeon. 


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric residency and Pediatric Cardiology fellowship training programs, including additional expertise in heart failure and transplant.
  • Board-certified in Pediatrics. Board-certified/eligible in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Must have demonstrated involvement in clinical or basic science research through publications anticipated or published in peer-reviewed journals
  • Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure
  • Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota
  • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
  • Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.   


Information about the benefits of working at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians can be found at &

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system.  M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

About M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. We provide a broad range of pediatric programs from surgery, imaging and neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac and oncology (cancer care) services and blood and marrow and organ transplantation. 

Our clinical staff apply innovative approaches to creating medical breakthroughs based their work with patients and on findings through research at the University of Minnesota. This has led to several firsts, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.

Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families. Our compassionate, innovative approach has repeatedly received national recognition. In 2019, five medical specialties at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital were ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” list—more than any other children’s hospital in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. This is the 12th consecutive year that our hospital has received national honors from U.S. News & World Report.

Community Information

With 22 lakes in the city limits alone, Minneapolis combines a lush green environment with cosmopolitan sophistication. Music, theater and world-class art, history and culture museums thrive here alongside abundant sports and recreation opportunities.

Annual events bring community members together--such as the summer Aquatennial, the Twin Cities Marathon-held during the first weekend in October, and the City of Lakes Loppet 25km cross-country ski race through the Twin Cities

Sidewalk dining, abundant shopping, educational excellence and economic vitality combine to make Minneapolis an attractive city in which to live and work.

Facility & Address

  • M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • 2450 Riverside Avenue Minneapolis MN 55455


Contact Information

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