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Medical Director, Single Ventricle Program

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Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Stanford Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, research, education, training, and advocacy. With over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, our department is one of the largest in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, we attract medical students, interns, postdoctoral scholars, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world. We offer broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient and community settings. Integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they'll need as future advocates of children's health.

The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our faculty and staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

The Division of Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine/ Stanford Medicine Children’s Health is recruiting a Clinician Educator as a Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor. The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.


Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


We are specifically interested in candidates with expertise in pediatric heart failure and heart transplantation, as well as longitudinal care of the patient with univentricular heart.

We expect the successful candidate to serve as a member of the Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Therapies team at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH), with responsibilities for clinical care, teaching, and academic program development in the fields of heart failure and heart transplantation.  The PACT program provides comprehensive care to children with all stages of heart failure.  We perform approximately 25 heart transplants and 15 VAD implants annually, with a complex mix of patients.  Outcomes in the PACT program are outstanding.  There are currently 8 cardiology faculty in the PACT program, which is directed by David Rosenthal, MD.

The individual will also be appointed as the Medical Director of the Single Ventricle Program and will have outpatient and consultative clinical responsibilities in this program. This directorship is an endowed position at LPCH, and the individual will become the Erin Hoffmann Endowed Medical Director of the Comprehensive Single Ventricle Program.  The medical directorship of the Moore Heart Center’s Single Ventricle Home Monitoring Program is included within the role as Medical Director of the SVP.  In these roles, the individual will be partnering with the Executive Administrative Director of the Moore Children’s Heart Center to direct all components of the Comprehensive Single Ventricle Program, including its staff and resources.

They will join a nationally recognized group of pediatric cardiologists who provide clinical care and perform research within a multidisciplinary cardiovascular program, The Children’s Heart Center, at LPCH. The Children’s Heart Center at Packard has grown dramatically over the past ten years and is currently ranked in the top five pediatric heart and heart surgery programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report.  Extensive opportunities exist for prospective clinical and translational research through collaborations with outstanding investigators in the School of Medicine (Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Radiology and Health Research and Policy), School of Engineering, the Stanford Program in Bio-X, and the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Outpatient care in the Comprehensive Single Ventricle Program.
  • Supervision of providers in the Comprehensive Single Ventricle Program and overall program direction.
  • Outpatient clinics in heart failure and transplantation, including attending in the clinic and covering telephone consults and questions in conjunction with the NP staff.
  • Inpatient responsibilities including covering the PACT service in the ACCU and CVICU units, with weekend and overnight call.
  • Outreach clinics in heart failure and transplantation.
  • Supervision and clinical support of advanced practitioners in heart failure, VAD and transplantation.

The successful applicant must have a medical degree (MD) or equivalent. Candidates should have clinical training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology (completed fellowship and be board eligible/certified).


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

The Pediatrics Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here: Click Here 


Why Stanford is for you:

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, 
  • And More!


How to apply:

Please submit a CV and cover letter with optional diversity statement. 


The expected base pay range for this position is:

Clinical Assistant: $282,000 - $300,000
Clinical Associate: $324,000 - $342,000
Clinical Professor: $392,000 - $422,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and
external market pay for comparable jobs.


For questions, please contact:  

Lynn Peng, MD

Search Chair

Clinical Professor

Medical Director of the Cath Lab


c/o Rosa Ciprian

Search Administrator


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