Academic Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologist

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Position Title: 
Academic Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologist
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Division of Cardiology
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

The Division of Cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute seeks a full-time Heart Failure / Transplant Cardiologist. The candidate would fulfil a clinical and academic role as either a clinician-educator or a clinician-investigator.

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has one of the most dynamic advanced heart disease programs in Canada with a dedicated heart failure service, pulmonary hypertension clinic and an active transplant and mechanical circulatory support program with approximately 500 transplants and 100 devices in the last 20 years. A wide variety of research opportunities exists in clinical and basic science including clinical trials, mechanistic studies, integrated research with biomarkers and imaging, proteomics and genomics.  Educational opportunities include a heart failure fellowship program and one of the leading cardiology training programs in Canada.

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is a large tertiary academic centre providing cardiovascular care to Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.  

Candidates must hold their FRCPC in Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Cardiology or equivalent and have had training in heart failure with experience in transplant and mechanical circulatory support (MCS).

Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience.

Clinical work will include in-patient heart failure service, and outpatient clinics including heart function, transplant and MCS and may include right heart catheterization and cardiac biopsies.  Experience with MRI would be considered an asset. Approximately 2-4 weeks/year of general cardiology service is also expected.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names of three potential references (suitable candidates will later be asked to provide three letters of reference) to:

Lisa Marie Mielniczuk, MD MSC FRCPC
Director Advanced Heart Diseases Program
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant
Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension
Associate Professor Medicine
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

P: 613-696-7274

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