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University of Minnesota Physicians Faculty Physician – Pediatric Cardiology- Heart Failure/Transplant (Assistant or Associate Professor – Academic Track) in Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board certified/eligible Pediatric Cardiology Physician at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

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 in 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 Pediatric Heart Failure and Pediatric Heart Transplant.

  • Participate in pre- and post-transplant cardiac evaluation and treatment of cardiomyopathies and heart failure in different etiologies.

  • This position will include clinical duties working in/at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

  • Depending on expertise, the position may also participate in echocardiographic interpretation, and 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 (https://www.mhealth.org/childrens/care/overarching-care/heart-center-pediatrics)

  • Pediatric Heart (https://www.mhealth.org/care/treatments/heart-transplant-pediatrics#related-providers) Transplant Program

  • Pediatric Heart Failure Program

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital (https://www.mhealth.org/locations/buildings/university-of-minnesota-masonic-childrens-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 year with the recruitment of Dr. Massimo Griselli, world renowned congenital and transplant cardiovascular surgeon. As a result of the growth in the program, a second experienced congenital cardiovascular surgeon was recruited. Our pediatric cardiac transplant program has been recently designated by Optum as a Center of Excellence for Cardiac Transplantation.


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric residency and Pediatric Cardiology fellowship training programs

  • Board certified in Pediatrics. Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology

  • New fellowship graduates will not be considered.

  • 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.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Exception team player skills and priority of patient service

  • Detail oriented and self-motivated

  • Education focused and a creative problem-solver

Additional Requirements:

An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site.


Information about benefits of working at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians can be found at https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits (https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits%20/) & https://mphysicians.org/careers.

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.

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.

Greater Minneapolis – St. Paul Metropolitan Area (https://www.greatermsp.org/living-here/living-here/)

U.S. News & World Report Ranking (https://realestate.usnews.com/places/minnesota/minneapolis-st-paul)

Explore Minnesota (http://www.exploreminnesota.com/)

Minnesota Department of Education (http://www.education.state.mn.us/)

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

For more than two decades, University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) has been the multi-specialty group practice for the University of Minnesota Medical School faculty. We serve the land grant mission of the University by providing high quality, innovative and leading-edge care to patients across the state of Minnesota and beyond.

We have world-leading experts in a broad range of specialties and primary care, are committed to the discovery of cures and treatments and provide patients access to the latest evidence-based care. University of Minnesota Physicians owns and operates specialty and family medicine clinics, employs more than 1,200 physicians and 2,400 providers and staff, and contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the University of Minnesota Medical School’s research and education priorities.

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