The Cleveland Clinic’s Respiratory Institute announces a search for Chairman, Department of Critical Care Medicine. The Department is one of three within the Respiratory Institute (along with the Department of Pulmonary Medicine and the Department of Allergy/Clinical Immunology).
The Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine will lead the clinical, educational, and research activities related to medical critical care at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus and eight regional hospitals. There are approximately 70 faculty who have primary or joint appointments in the department and the appointed chair will lead the faculty recruiting efforts to meet the projected growth needs over the next few years. At the main campus, the medical intensive care unit (MICU) includes 64 dedicated beds and cares for patients with a high acuity. The Department is heavily involved in the training of internal medicine residents, as well as 12 fellows in critical care and 24 fellows in pulmonary and critical care medicine (co-managed with the Department of Pulmonary Medicine). Growth and integration of the Respiratory Institute’s regional ICU activities will be a significant activity.
The successful candidate should have a proven record of operational leadership, clinical service, teaching, mentoring, and academic excellence. Duties will include participation in clinical, research, and educational activities. Board certification in (internal medicine based) critical care medicine is required. Board certification in pulmonary medicine is a plus, but is not required. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
Direct inquiries can be made to Alam Kominsky, M.D., Chairman, Search Committee firstname.lastname@example.org or call 216-445-2167
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