Medical Director, LVAD and Cardiac Transplantation Program

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

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rant Cooper is seeking a Medical Director for the LVAD and Cardiac Transplantation Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Apply within!UT Southwestern is one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, world-renowned for its research, widely respected for its teaching and training, and highly regarded for the quality of clinical care its faculty provides to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals & Clinics and its affiliated hospitals. The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. The faculty of almost 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 70 specialties to more than 105,000 hospitalized patients and oversee approximately 2.4 million outpatient visits a year. The UT Southwestern Medical Center is ranked in the top 35 nationally in NIH funding and totals $455M in research expenditures annually.

Position Overview

UT Southwestern is seeking a nationally-recognized Medical Director to lead the Heart Failure and Advanced Therapies Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). This leader will be accountable for the clinical, administrative, academic, and strategic management of the program, inclusive of Advanced Heart Failure, LVAD and Cardiac Transplantation. The Medical Director of the Heart Failure and Advanced Therapies Program will split his or her time between clinical practice and a combination of research, administration and education. This position will have oversight of the outstanding heart failure team at UTSW, and work closely with the surgical director to set and implement strategic program goals for the section of Advanced Heart Failure/VAD/Transplant cardiology. The successful candidate will achieve the objective of promoting UTSW to a top 10 Advanced HF/VAD/Transplant program in the nation.


  • MD or equivalent degree.
  • ABIM sub-specialty board certification in Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology is required.
  • Must hold, or be eligible for, unrestricted state medical license in the state of Texas.
  • A strong commitment to patient care, reflecting a service-oriented philosophy with hospital administration and with colleagues in other specialties.
  • Evidence of promoting and supporting teaching and scholarly activities.
  • Demonstrated potential for building clinically strong programs. A successful record of accomplishment in recruitment and development of faculty.
  • A distinguished record of scholarly activity, teaching, and clinical care.

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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