Chief of Cardiology

Chief of Cardiology


Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Medicine M&D-Cardiology Div

Chief of Cardiology

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Department of Medicine is seeking a Division Chief of Cardiology to oversee the growth of the division's established programs and the expansion and management of the Cardiology Division at URMC and all affiliated hospital sites.

The incoming leader will participate in direct patient care and will play a key role in the advancement of clinical, research and education missions of the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Medicine. The incoming Chief will also work closely with the leadership of the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) to foster translational research.

The chief must be committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion through the recruitment, education, and mentorship of faculty, staff, residents and fellows.

Department of Medicine - Division of Cardiology

The Department of Medicine is proud to be the most prominent academic and clinical department at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The Department includes 13 divisions committed to compassionate clinical care, educational excellence, and innovative research. The team comprises nearly 500 faculty members, over 200 advanced practice providers, 200 residents and fellows, and 800 staff.

The Division of Cardiology provides leading-edge cardiology care, combining the most advanced subspecialty expertise with cutting-edge technology with an emphasis on access, quality, and equity. The Division of Cardiology offers state-of-the-art services by nationally known physicians with the highest levels of training and the most regional experience. The division currently has 80 faculty physicians and 90 advanced practice providers who provide cardiac services at 6 hospitals in a catchment area that extends beyond the Pennsylvania state line to the South, into Vermont to the East and beyond Buffalo to the West. They provide services to over 98,000 outpatient visits annually.

The Division of Cardiology is part of the Cardiac Care Service Line. This Service Line is co-directed by the Chiefs of the Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Divisions, the Operations Director, and is overseen by a Joint Operating Committee. The Service Line oversees a Regional Shock program providing comprehensive care, including ECMO, LVAD, and Transplantation. This program is supported by the region's only acute shock transport team. The LVAD program is ranked in the top five programs annually.

The Division of Cardiology includes 9 clinical divisions: 1) clinical cardiology, 2) cardiac electrophysiology, with three dedicated EP laboratories, 3) interventional and structural heart, with four dedicated catheterization laboratories, 4) advanced heart failure and transplantation, 5) cardio-oncology, 6) echocardiography, 7) nuclear cardiology, 8) clinical trials enrollment unit, and 9) cardiac rehabilitation.

The Division has $34 million in clinical research funding and is internationally recognized in sudden death, hereditary ion channelopathies, and implantable devices. The CVRI has $15 million in funding focused on basic research in vascular and cardiac biology and inflammation.

As an academic center, the faculty members participate in basic and clinical research in cardiovascular diseases to explore more effective treatments and allow patients access to national clinical trials. The Division also offers fellowship training in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, heart failure, and transplantation.

University of Rochester Medical Center

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is one of the nation's leading academic medical centers. It forms the centerpiece of the University of Rochester's health research, teaching and patient care missions. With more than 26,000 employees, URMC is the largest component of the University of Rochester, the largest private sector employer based in Upstate New York and the sixth-largest employer in the state.

URMC includes Strong Memorial Hospital, Golisano Children's Hospital, the Wilmot Cancer Institute, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, with its faculty practice (University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group), the University of Rochester School of Nursing, and more. The University of Rochester's clinical enterprise, UR Medicine, consists of six hospitals located throughout the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier regions - Strong Memorial, Highland, F.F. Thompson, Noyes Memorial, Jones Memorial, and St. James hospitals - as well as Golisano Children's Hospital, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, UR Medicine Home Care, the Highlands at Pittsford and Highlands at Brighton, nine urgent care centers, and an extensive primary care network.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University's mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create - and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

Living in Rochester

If you're looking for a great place to live, learn, work and play, take a look at Rochester. As the third largest city in New York, Rochester is big enough to offer an array of cultural, recreational and leisure activities, and small enough to live affordably and navigate easily. Its people and places live up to their top rankings for friendliness, family fun and memorable getaways.

Rochester is a mid-size city that maintains a small-town feeling, and it's easy to get around by car or public transportation. (Note: all city buses have bike racks). The Rochester International Airport provides direct flights (1-2 hours) to several other metropolitan areas such as New York City, Washington, D.C., and Chicago. With a cost of living significantly below the national average and proximity to the state's beautiful Finger Lakes region, many who come here decide to stay.


• Must possess an MD degree or equivalent
• Must obtain NYS Medical licensure before starting
• Eligible for a Faculty Appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
• Board Certified in Cardiology
• Post offer Drug Screen and Health Assessment required
• Criminal background check required
• Compliance with University and New York State health requirements
• Academic rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How To Apply

Please submit a complete curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion online at .

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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