The Department of Radiology at the University of Vermont Medical Center is seeking a Diagnostic Cardiothoracic Radiologist.
100% Cardiothoracic Radiology
High complexity cases at a tertiary care center with a Level 1 Trauma Center
Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows
Time off service in exchange for weekend shifts (in addition to standard vacation)
Highly competitive salary and benefits
Loan repayment assistance
Protected time for scholarly activity
Opportunity and mentoring for developing research projects
Opportunity to participate in global health
Collegial and supportive work environment
Desirable location in Burlington, Vermont
The Department of Radiology of The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont (UVM) is seeking a 1.0 FTE academic cardiothoracic radiologist for a full-time faculty appointment on the Clinical Scholar Pathway at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. There is opportunity for departmental leadership such as Division Chief, Vice Chair of Research, or Education Director of Cardiothoracic Imaging. Candidates must have completed training in cardiothoracic radiology, or have equivalent experience, and must be ABR certified or eligible. The successful candidate will work in the Cardiothoracic Division at the University of Vermont Medical Center, which is part of the UVM Health Network Department of Radiology. Experience in radiology informatics or information technology is desirable.
The compensation package is competitive and faculty rank is commensurate with experience. The University of Vermont Medical Group offers loan repayment assistance.
The Cardiothoracic Division interprets chest radiography, dual-energy chest radiography and chest tomosynthesis, chest CT, cardiovascular CT, chest MR, cardiac MR. Cardiovascular CT Imaging includes calcium-scoring, coronary CTA, TAVR CTA, thoracic aortic CTA, and pulmonary vein CTA. Facilities are state-of-the-art with a clinical 3.0 Tesla magnet and four 1.5 Tesla magnets. CT includes two Brilliance ICT 256-slice scanners in close proximity to the Emergency Department, three 128-slice scanners, one 64-slice scanner and a spectral CT planned for 2023. The department has a dedicated 3D lab with the latest processing software. In addition, we have a state-of-the-art Vereos PET CT.
Our Cardiothoracic Division is comprised of 5 radiologists and provides high-quality and timely cardiac and thoracic imaging. We collaborate with our clinical colleagues in ILD, rad-path, and lung cancer multidisciplinary clinic and have an in-house world class pulmonary pathologist. There are opportunities to participate in research with our pulmonary and critical care colleagues in the Vermont Lung Center as well as dedicated thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons. Our Lung Cancer Screening Program serves over 2000 active participants. Performance of interventional procedures is optional. The division provides a collegial, low stress working environment with an emphasis on work-life balance, including flexible scheduling and a rotating remote work option.
Ours is an academic practice of 44 full and part-time radiologists who serve as the clinical faculty for the ACGME Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology Residency programs at the University of Vermont. Faculty members are actively engaged in resident and medical student education including daily image interpretation and teaching conferences. Opportunities for protected time for scholarly activity are offered. A 3.0 Tesla dedicated research scanner operated by the University of Vermont MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging is housed in the Radiology Department and staffed by full time experienced research technologists and MR physicists. A dedicated research team supports Radiology Health Services Research in collaboration with investigators at UVM. There will be global health opportunities for the right candidate that could encompass clinical, research, or educational aspects. Among our research opportunities, the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont (http://www.med.uvm.edu/cvri/home) and the Vermont Lung Center (https://www.med.uvm.edu/vermontlung/home) are potential sources of collaboration.
The University of Vermont Medical Center is the only tertiary referral center and Level 1 Trauma Center for the catchment area of Vermont and Northern Upstate New York. The Network Department of Radiology is part of the larger University of Vermont Health Network in Northern Vermont and New York, comprised of 6 smaller hospitals in addition to the University of Vermont Medical Center.
Burlington is a New England college town situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain, with the Adirondack Mountains to the west, and bordered by the Green Mountains to the east, both of which offer easy access to year-round outdoor recreational activities/sports. Burlington is within driving distance to major US and Canadian cities and is routinely voted one of the topmost desirable cities in the USA in which to live.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.