On behalf of the Department of Pediatrics at OU College of Medicine and The Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine, CareerPhysician, a nationally respected executive search and leadership development consulting firm, has initiated a national search to identify candidates for the new Chief of Pediatric Cardiology.
The new Chief will provide senior leadership and have overall responsibility for pediatric cardiology, education and research for The Children’s Hospital and OU Health Science Center. Candidates must be eligible for an Oklahoma state medical license (MD or DO) and be Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology. Candidates should possess leadership and academic accomplishments that would qualify them for appointment at the Associate or Professor level at University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
The Chief will hold the Webb M. Thompson Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology and will be fully supported by the community, The Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Foundation in programmatic and academic initiative development.
The new chief will serve on the executive committee and as the Co-Medical Director of the Children’s Heart Center.
Opportunity to lead an outstanding group of 18 pediatric cardiologists and supporting midlevel providers and staff each striving to achieve the division’s mission.
Partner with the State of Oklahoma’s only Congenital Heart Surgery Program with collective cases approaching 600 total cases and 300 pump cases respectively.
As Oklahoma’s premier comprehensive pediatric cardiology program, the Division provides state-of-the-art evaluations to diagnose, treat, and provide long-term follow-up care for patients of all ages with congenital and acquired cardiac conditions at the state’s only free-standing women’s and children’s hospital.
Join OU Physicians, the state’s largest physician group and hospital system with more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers.
Receive highly competitive faculty compensation and benefits package, including but not limited to free undergraduate tuition at the University of Oklahoma for dependent children and a sign-on bonus for qualified individuals
Live in the vibrant Oklahoma City metro area with great education opportunities, professional sports, strong economy, commitment to the arts, and one of the lowest costs of living in the U.S.
We believe this opening to be among the top Pediatric Cardiology opportunities available. To learn more about this exciting opportunity please click here to review the Confidential Position Prospectus. To apply or if you would like to recommend an individual(s) who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Sarah Godley, Vice President, Advisory Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries will be held in the strictest of confidence.
The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
MD/DO or MD/PhD
BC/BE Pediatric Cardiology
Internal Number: OU-PedCard
About The Children's Hospital at OU Medicine
At The Children’s Hospital, pediatric staff blends years of training with education, research and technology to improve the lives of children throughout the region. The obstetric emergency room at The Children’s Hospital is a regional referral center for the state, and the neonatal intensive care unit provides the highest level of newborn care in Oklahoma. Children’s is also home to the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in Oklahoma City. With a family-centered approach to healing, Children’s offers resources from pet therapy to child life specialists who help families cope with hospitalization and illness. From advanced surgical services to general pediatrics, oncology care and more, The Children’s Hospital provides cutting-edge research and treatments through hospital-based and outpatient services.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.