Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at Children's Hospital of Michigan

Children's Hospital of Michigan
Detroit, Michigan
Oct 18, 2019
Jan 16, 2020

Preparing for a Career Break

Children’s Hospital of Michigan (CHM) Surgical Services is conducting a search for a seasoned, academic pediatric cardiovascular surgeon to serve as Chief, Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery. The effective date of this appointment is preferably July 1, 2020. 

Candidates should be certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and hold that Board’s certificate in the subspecialty of Congenital Cardiac Surgery.  Applicants should be established pediatric cardiovascular surgeons with a minimum of five years’ experience after completion of their pediatric cardiac surgical fellowship. Extensive experience in all aspects of pediatric cardiovascular surgery, surgery for adult congenital heart disease, the pediatric application of ventricular assist devices and pediatric cardiac transplantation is required. Candidates who meet the UNOS criteria to become a pediatric cardiac transplant Primary Surgeon are preferred.

The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery supports the academic and educational missions of CHM and Central Michigan University School of Medicine. The successful candidate should have an established record of scholarly achievement with excellence in teaching, research and administration.

All inquiries will be kept in confidence, but a minimum of three concurrent references will ultimately be required. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and an updated curriculum vitae for immediate consideration. 

Children’s Hospital of Michigan (CHM, Detroit, MI) is a free-standing, 226-bed hospital founded in 1886. CHM is dedicated to providing high quality pediatric care in a caring, efficient and family-centered environment.  With more than 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialty services, CHM draws patients from nearly every Michigan County, 39 additional states, and 22 countries annually and provides the highest level of pediatric specialty care available for children. CHM has multiple ambulatory facilities throughout southeast Michigan.  A new 225,000-square foot critical care tower opened at the main campus in 2017.  This tower includes a new Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Diagnostic services unit and Emergency Services. Also included is a new, state-of-the-art cardiac operating room. The CHM Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgical program serves as a major referral center in Michigan for all aspects of pediatric cardiovascular surgery, including cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist.

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