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UTMB Health is a $2.1 billion health science center comprised of schools of Nursing, Medicine, and Health Professions, as well as a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, three institutes and over 10 exceptional research centers. Located near the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, UTMB has a long and remarkable history of advancing health sciences education, research and patient care. It was the first academic health center in Texas and is home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing and allied health sciences. For 125 years, the university has maintained a forwardthinking spirit that has enabled it to serve its students, its patients and the people of Texas and beyond, in innovative ways. UTMB’s main campus is located on Galveston Island, a short 45 minutes south of downtown Houston.
General Cardiology Faculty Opportunity:
The Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health), Galveston, Texas, seeks a General Faculty Cardiologist to join its academic cardiology practice. The successful candidate will become an integral part of our growing cardiology program and will work with 20 other academic cardiologists in a well-managed, robust, academic cardiology practice. The program and the Division of Cardiology enjoy the excellent infrastructure of UTMB Health and are strongly supported by its institutional leadership. The Division is a professional home for 15 general cardiologists, 3 heart failure, and 2 interventional cardiology fellows. The Division strives to create and maintain a positive, stable, and efficient work environment. The successful candidate must also be willing to mentor residents, fellows and medical students who will rotate through the program.
The successful candidate should be board certified or eligible in ABIM and any structured fellowship programs they have completed. They must also be able to obtain a valid Texas state medical license. Expertise in conducting clinical research trials is a plus but not required. The successful candidate should be an exceptional communicator with superior people skills, a positive attitude, and a genuine desire to benefit our patients through the practice of academic cardiology.
A base salary is offered based upon Academic rank and experience with an obtainable RVU bonus program. Additional benefits include; a relocation allowance, a superior family benefits program, and an unsurpassed state retirement program.