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Pediatric Cardiologist

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah and Lehi, Utah
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Pediatric Cardiologist

Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics

University of Utah School of Medicine

This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and collegial academic environment. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a full time, Pediatric Cardiologist with expertise and interest in general cardiology. Experience and/or expertise in non-invasive cardiac imaging is highly desired. Clinical responsibilities will be carried out at Intermountain Healthcare’s Utah Valley Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH), and a second PCH campus in Lehi, Utah that is scheduled to open in 2024 (the Lehi campus is a 30-minute drive from Salt Lake City). The ideal candidate will be capable of managing all aspects of acute care cardiology and will have expertise as a consultant in the cardiac intensive care unit and other intensive and acute care units throughout the hospital. Inpatient work at PCH is supported by advanced practice providers (NPs and PAs), cardiology fellows, and pediatric residents. Outpatient responsibilities will be dedicated to outreach sites. Overnight and weekend call responsibilities are divided among all division faculty. Academic productivity in quality improvement, research, teaching, and advocacy is expected and supported by the division.

The Division has a very active research program with a strong support infrastructure and supporting team. The Division has been a core site of the Pediatric Heart Network of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since its inception, and participates in the NPC-QIC and all the major registries including PC4, PAC3, and IMPACT. In addition, the Division is a core site for the Scientific Focus Research Network of the American Heart Association (AHA). Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Division, as well as throughout the Department, School of Medicine and University.


Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology and must have expertise in General Pediatric Cardiology.  Experience and/or expertise in non-invasive cardiac imaging is strongly desired.  Selected candidates will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Department and University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, vibrant city in the Intermountain West, with a nationally recognized broadway theater, ballet, symphony, and several professional sports teams. The Salt Lake International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and has direct flights to many North American cities and daily direct flights to multiple European cities.  Outdoor activities are unparalleled: the city is a ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned red rock landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five national parks (with five more within a half-day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and numerous other outdoor activities. 

Interested individuals can apply for the position at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Antonio Cabrera, M.D., Division Chief, at


The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission. 

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty, and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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