Faculty Medical Director - Lung Transplant Program

University of Minnesota Physicians
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 17, 2021
Feb 17, 2022
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

The University of Minnesota Department of Medicine's Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PACCS) Division is seeking to recruit a faculty member to serve as Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program. This is a very active, longstanding, and nationally and internationally recognized program, founded by Dr. Marshall Hertz with strong multidisciplinary collaborations.

About the Appointment:

  • The new leader for this program will be an established leader or rising star with strong administrative and leadership skills.

  • This individual may be either a very strong academic clinician or an established, funded investigator.

  • The rank will be an advanced Assistant, Associate or full Professor of Medicine, and in the Tenure or Academic track, as appropriate.

  • This individual is expected to assume the role of the Murphy Professor of Medicine within three years.

  • This faculty member should have expertise in lung transplant and pulmonary medicine with strong academic credentials and administrative skills.

  • Will provide clinical effort predominantly at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and will actively participate in the PACCS Division and Department of Medicine s research, educational, and clinical programs.

  • As Medical Director (approximately 20% effort), will work with leadership of the Solid Organ Transplant Service Line, to ensure high quality clinical care and performance of the program.

  • This individual also will be responsible for oversight of clinical research and academic activity in lung transplant and will assist in mentorship, career development and recruitment of PACCS faculty involved in this program.

  • The balance of academic and research with clinical time will be determined by the individual s research and funding profile.

    About the Division:

    The PACCS Division includes more than 80 University of Minnesota faculty based at four principal hospital sites. We proudly feature nationally recognized programs and leaders in Interstitial Lung Disease, COPD, Lung Transplantation, Critical Care Medicine (Respiratory Failure & ARDS), Cystic Fibrosis, Interventional Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. We strive to find new treatments and cures for diseases in these areas through basic, clinical and big data research, while working to prevent respiratory illness. We partner with faculty across the University and colleagues in the community in our research, clinical, education and training efforts.


    • Applicants must have a medical license or have the ability to obtain a Minnesota Medical license.

    • Applicants must be ABIM eligible or certified in both Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

    • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota.

    • Candidates should have high quality training in pulmonary and critical care and be considered as excellent physician and role model for trainees.

    • Candidates should have experience in academic research and/or educational activities with a high likelihood of ongoing achievement.

    • Applicants must have the ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.

    • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.

      Additional Requirements:

      An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through the University of Minnesota employment site.


      Information about benefits of working at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians can be found at https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits &


      M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

      University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.

      The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):

      The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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