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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Pediatric CICU Intensivist in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Heart Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, is seeking to expand our Cardiac ICU faculty by adding two pediatric cardiac intensivists to join our team of 13 cardiac intensivists at the assistant or associate professor level. The candidate will join the division of Pediatric Cardiology of Emory University School of Medicine, with more than 50 faculty members led by Dr. William Mahle and Dr. Paul Chai.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the largest pediatric referral center in the Southeast, with 550 pediatric beds, and 1,400 pediatric general and specialist healthcare providers. The pediatric cardiac program at Emory is one of the largest in the United States, performing more than 800 cardiac surgeries each year.

The dedicated Cardiac ICU is a 32-bed unit with over 1000 annual admissions and is complemented by a cardiac step-down unit with an additional 35 beds. The Cardiac ICU will expand to 36 beds in September 2024 when we will be moving into a brand new facility, The Arthur M Blank Children’s Hospital. The division of pediatric cardiology provides cardiac care for the vast majority of the children in the state of Georgia, with a catchment population of approximately 10 million. The heart transplant program, one of the busiest in the nation, has performed over 350 pediatric heart transplants to date, and is an important component of the ICU that includes a busy heart failure and VAD service.

The cardiac research enterprise includes clinical research, a cardiac outcomes center, and basic science research. Pediatric cardiac device development and use of innovative technologies occurs through our research partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University.

Candidates should have completed training and be BC/BE in pediatric cardiology, or pediatric critical care with additional training completed in pediatric cardiac intensive care, or dual Cardiology/Critical Care training. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Teaching responsibilities include the education of residents, fellows, and advanced care practitioners.

Interested individuals should complete the online application and contact:

William Mahle, MD

Marcus Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine

Co-director – Cardiac Service Line; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Kevin Maher, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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Job Number 117166

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Children's Hrt Ctr

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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