DUTIES: The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon / Clinical Associate Professor (TCL) with appropriate academic credentials and an excellent clinical record to lead, develop, and run a tertiary referral surgical program. The applicant should have strong leadership skills in heart team building and collaboration with cardiologists as well as other faculty members. The selected individual will be responsible for the design and all operational aspects of the cardiothoracic surgical program. She/he will be expected to attend cardiac catheterization conferences and lead heart team meetings, where patient clinical reviews as well as operative selections, planning, and debriefings will be done collaboratively. Additionally, this individual will be expected to participate in all research and educational/teaching activities of the Department of Surgery and the Division of Cardiothoracic surgery, including grand rounds and quality assessment/improvement conferences. We are pursuing a positive and enthusiastic leader to embrace this exciting opportunity. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: Required: - New York State Medical License. - Certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or foreign equivalent. Preferred: - Record of scholarly activity, grant funding and 5+ years of experience as a cardiothoracic surgeon. Additional Info: *Please ensure you inlcude the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 56934
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.