Assistant Professor - Pediatric Cardiology

Facility: Fox Valley Children's Hospital - Appleton 
Address: 2575 E Evergreen Dr. 
Appleton, WI 54913 
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Specialty:Pediatrics : Cardiology 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:No J-1 or H-1B
Loan Repayment:Not Specified
Salary Range:Not Specified
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:None
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The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin is seeking a fellowship trained pediatric cardiologist at Children's Wisconsin. This appointment is anticipated at the Assistant/Associate Professor level and will be based in our Fox Valley Region. The Fox Valley is one of the largest, fastest growing urban centers in Wisconsin and is conveniently located between Milwaukee and Green Bay, with easy access to both cities.

The successful candidate will join a nationally recognized academic Pediatric Cardiology section within the Department of Pediatrics. At the time of appointment, the candidate must have completed 3 years of core pediatric cardiology fellowship and should be board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics Sub-Board of Pediatric Cardiology. The successful candidate should demonstrate ongoing commitment to clinical excellence as well as clinical, translational, and/or basic research. The candidate will join multiple established faculty members living within the Fox Valley, in addition to cardiology providers based at the Milwaukee campus. Collectively, Fox Valley families have access to a full spectrum of congenital cardiology services, including general pediatric cardiology, fetal cardiology, pediatric electrophysiology, pediatric cardiomyopathy, adult congenital heart disease, Marfan and connective tissue disorders and preventative cardiology. Clinical duties will include both general cardiology outpatient clinic and call coverage within the Fox Valley Region, and has the full support of the entirety of the Herma Heart Institute. Additional service and clinics in general cardiology can be negotiated. Participation in the educational mission of the section will be required. Anticipated start date is 2023.

In Northeast Wisconsin, CW and CSG is expanding to provide increased access to outstanding pediatric sub-specialty care. A new state of the art pediatric specialty care facility will open in the Fox Valley in early 2023. CSG specialty providers support both ambulatory specialty care as well as Children’s Wisconsin- Fox Valley, which has a pediatric inpatient unit, infusion center, and Level III NICU.

Position Requirements:

Candidates should be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Cardiology and currently hold or be able to obtain an unrestricted license to practice in the State of Wisconsin.

Rank upon appointment will be commensurate with experience.

Herma Heart Institute

The Herma Heart Institute is internationally recognized for excellence, particularly in the care of children with complex forms of congenital heart disease. The Herma Heart Institute provides comprehensive pediatric and adult congenital cardiovascular services throughout the Midwest and consists of 30 pediatric cardiology faculty members, 3 pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, 7 pediatric cardiac intensivists, a dedicated cardiac anesthesia team and a cadre of highly invested and talented nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Opportunities abound for a candidate interested in joining a team with a commitment to elite clinical care and innovation in basic science, clinical, and translational research.  

Medical College of Wisconsin

At the core of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the pursuit of new knowledge and the power of academic medicine. Bringing together the world’s top scientists and clinicians, inspired students, and invested communities, we are driven to solve the most complex challenges in health and society. MCW is home to a diverse group of thought leaders collaborating to build a healthier world and a continuous cycle of life-changing knowledge.  MCW has approximately 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty and approximately 3,445 full-time employees.

Children’s Wisconsin and Children’s Specialty Group

Children’s Wisconsin is the state’s only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. With more than 1.3 million annual connections with kids and families statewide, Children’s provides a wide range of care and support — everything from routine care to lifesaving advances and treatment options, foster care and adoption services, child advocacy, and provides an insurance plan.

Children’s and its joint venture with the Medical College of Wisconsin – the Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) - are the largest providers of pediatric healthcare in the state, serving the children and families of Wisconsin with the highest level of care through their American College of Surgeons Level I Children’s Surgery Verification Center, Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence, 72-bed Level IV NICU, Level IV Epilepsy Center, and a 72-bed PICU. In 2021-2022, CW and CSG had six specialties ranked by US News & World Report: cancer; cardiology and heart surgery; gastroenterology and GI surgery; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; and pulmonology.  With over 70 specialties and 675 providers, CSG providers had 220,000 outpatient visits at 13 regional care sites, 67,000 emergency department/trauma center visits, and over 9,000 admissions.

Children’s Wisconsin Services in the Northeast Region

In Northeast Wisconsin, Children’s Wisconsin is expanding its services to provide kids and families with increased access to outstanding pediatric subspecialty care. Children’s operates a pediatric hospital, Children’s Wisconsin-Fox Valley, in Neenah, which includes a pediatric inpatient unit, Level III NICU and infusion center. Children’s is opening a new state-of-the-art pediatric specialty care facility in Appleton in early 2023.

The pediatric providers who offer inpatient and ambulatory care services at Children’s Wisconsin locations are part of Children’s Specialty Group, a pediatric practice partnership between Children’s and The Medical College of Wisconsin. Children’s Wisconsin, Bellin Health and ThedaCare have formed a pediatric joint venture with a focus on improving the health and well-being of kids in the northeast region.

About Northeast Wisconsin

The Northeast Wisconsin region features Fortune 500 companies, growing communities, colleges, accessible and award-winning healthcare, performing arts and live music, professional sports (NFL) and abundant recreational opportunities. It includes the Fox Cities, which are 19 communities along the Fox River in East Central Wisconsin, as well as the greater Green Bay area and Door County.

The Fox Cities are easily accessible located along Interstate 41 and Hwy 10. As one of the state's fastest growing areas with about 250,000 residents, these communities offer a thriving metropolitan area closely surrounded by incredible natural beauty. Each community of the Fox Cities brings its own special history and personality, making the area a unique blend of urban style and small town warmth. Appleton has been named a best place to raise kids, while Oshkosh has been named a best city for working parents.

Outdoor activities, historical landmarks and fun sporting events are all hallmarks of the greater Green Bay area. Situated on the banks of the Bay and Fox River, Green Bay is Wisconsin’s oldest settlement, founded in the 17th century. It is a top destination for outdoor recreation and is home to the Green Bay Packers professional football team.

Door County is located on a peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan and is often referred to as the “Cape Cod of the Midwest.” It is known for its picturesque coastal towns, specialty shops, fish boils, cherry and apple orchards and scenic beauty.

Our Commitment to Mental Health and Wellbeing

MCW recognizes the hard work and multiple responsibilities of our faculty and staff and is committed to improving wellness and wellbeing.  As part of MCW’s commitment, a multitude of resources are provided and encouraged including the Well-Being Index, literature/research, courses, and peer support programs. MCW’s benefits specific to mental health include:

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP): A free, confidential resource available to employees, dependents, and household members for mental health and well-being.
  • Monthly Wellness Newsletter: Provides resources, tools, and events to support the whole person by providing emotional well-being, nutrition, physical activity, self-care, social, spiritual, and financial wellness.
  • Wellness Champions: 80+ employees serve as Wellness Champions to encourage mental, physical, social, and spiritual health through formal programs and informal opportunities to enhance wellness within teams and departments. 

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that embracing human differences is critical to realize our vision of a healthier world, and we recognize that a healthy and thriving community starts from within. We strive to integrate our human and social differences into MCW’s functioning, strategies and culture to create a diverse and equitable workplace. If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you.  People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status.  

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Top pediatric specialty care in Northeast Wisconsin

We are pleased to offer the care that you’ve come to trust from Children’s Wisconsin at our new Appleton Clinic. Our Appleton location gives families in Northeast and Central Wisconsin convenient access to the state’s only health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children and teens. There are more than 60 providers from more than 20 specialties at the clinic.

Our Appleton Clinic also offers imaging & lab services including a stress test lab. The clinic's 3,000 square-foot therapy gym is equipped with a sensory room, fort and climbing area, adaptive tricycles and different equipment and activities to assist our patients with motor planning, coordination, balance, etc.

Contact Information
Contact: Laura Kallstrom 
Phone: 920-224-5550
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