The Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System (VABHS)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: MD/DO
VA Boston Healthcare System
The Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Chief of the Cardiology Section. Candidates for this major leadership position must have an exceptional record of academic accomplishments with national prominence, have leadership skills to attract, motivate, direct a group of innovative and productive clinicians, researchers, and educators. The successful member should be eligible for appointment as Associate Professor or Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) or Harvard Medical School (HMS).
The Cardiology Section serves patients across the spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care, with specific units in echocardiography, electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, vascular medicine, heart failure, and clinical cardiology. The Section is a major training site for fellows from HMS and BUSM-affiliated programs and its faculty conduct clinical, translational, and health services research in heart failure, vascular medicine, and epidemiology. The candidate will support strong collaborations with cardiac surgery.
VABHS is the major tertiary referral center for Veterans from throughout New England and is affiliated with BUSM and HMS. The System comprises three campuses and five community-based outpatient clinics. VABHS is a host site for numerous national research programs including the Million Veteran Program, the world’s largest genomic biorepository. VABHS is also the largest recipient of VA intramural research funds and leads other VA facilities in total research funding.
The opportunity requires US citizenship, M.D. with licensure, and board certification in cardiovascular disease. Recruitment/Relocation incentives will be considered.
In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers robust benefits plans. For information on federal benefits visit www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.