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Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to launch a national search for a new Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure. This is an exceptional opportunity for a driven, passionate advance heart failure specialist to assist in solidifying the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (F&MCW) health network as a premier advanced heart failure program in the country. The Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant Program located in Milwaukee offers outstanding outcomes and innovative transplant and MCS therapies.

Our rapidly growing Advanced Heart Failure program is the only academic program in southeast Wisconsin and will perform over 30 cardiac transplants this year and will implant more than 100 short term and long term mechanical circulatory assist devices. In addition, there is a research program with active projects in heart failure including mechanical circulatory assist devices, total artificial heart, cardiac transplantation, and health economics that span both the medical and surgical aspects of advanced heart failure care. The program is staffed with world class cardiac surgeons, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologists, nurse practitioners and it is supported by an exceptional multidisciplinary clinical and administrative team. Our heart transplant program is CMS certified and our adult VAD destination therapy program has received the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission

Position Requirements/Details

  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience and proven leadership experience in Advanced Heart Failure including Heart Transplant
  • Clinical experience with all aspects of AHF care including transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, right cardiac catheterization, endomyocardial biopsy, cardioMEMS implantation
  • Academic credentials commensurate to the rank of Associate Professor or above
  • The successful candidate must be UNOS Cardiac Transplant Qualified
  • Eligible for unrestricted Medical License in the State of WI
  • Board Certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Board Certification in Adult Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Our academic practice has over 60 cardiologists and has state of the art equipment and new facilities.  There will be an excellent compensation and benefits package available through MCW.

About MCW

MCW is a major academic medical center, a large, multispecialty practice, and the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area.  MCW is a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative, patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve. The Medical College of Wisconsin is one of only two Medical Schools in Wisconsin and in partnership with Froedtert Hospital and the Froedtert Health System and Medical College Physicians, with more than 1,250 physicians serve Milwaukee and Southeast Wisconsin

About Milwaukee

Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is one of America’s great cities, combining a dynamic urban community with a rich cultural heritage with access to parks, rivers, and other outdoor recreation. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and the 23rd largest city in the United States. It is home to corporate headquarters for industry leaders including Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls, Manpower, Harley Davidson, and others. Milwaukee is a popular venue for sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals; the city is recognized for its museums, fine dining and hotels, professional sports, gardens and parks, and the Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens. The population of the City of Milwaukee is approximately 600,000 and approximately 1.8 million people live in the greater Milwaukee area.

MCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Individuals with a disability.

Interested applicants please send your CV to:

Gene Young

Manager, Provider Recruitment

(414) 955-4808

And to:

Jorge F. Saucedo, MD, MBA
Division Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Director of the Heart & Vascular Service Lines
Froedtert Health System

Job Information

  • Job ID: 61382889
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Position Title: Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure Opening with The Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Job Function: Cardiology Heart Failure

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