Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Oct 25, 2021
Oct 25, 2022
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

The Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute announces its search for an individual to lead the Women’s Lung Health Center, in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine.  The Director of the Women’s Lung Health Center will establish and grow a multidisciplinary initiative to provide gender-specific expertise for women with a range of pulmonary conditions, in collaboration with the Center for Specialized Women’s Health, Department of Maternal-Fetal medicine, and several other clinical institutes. Research focused on sex and respiratory disease, as well as education of trainees, will be integral to the mission of the Center. The Director will to work closely with investigators in the Respiratory Institute and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute (LRI), who are focusing on innovative studies on sex as a biological variable in asthma, pulmonary vascular diseases, heart diseases and many other areas.

 We are looking for a talented individual with a track record of performing original research and aptitude for delivering programmatic growth and innovating care delivery. The Department is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This dynamic position commands a competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage and a collegial work environment. The Institute offers generous start up and salary support, as well as world class facilities and core services. The successful candidate will also be nominated for a faculty appointment at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM) of Case Western Reserve University at a rank commensurate with experience of Associate or Full Professor level. CCLCM is a five-year program that trains medical students to become physician investigators, integrating basic science, research and clinical medicine.

The Cleveland Clinic is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. The Respiratory Institute consists of more than 700 employees, including 205 physicians and 96 advanced practice providers, delivering care in 29 locations. The Respiratory Institute research team includes 40 research coordinators and managers, with 175 projects totaling $18.8 million in 2020. Preclinical and translational respiratory research in the LRI totals an additional $7.8 million annually. The LRI, with 200 independent fundamental laboratories, over 1500 employees, and research expenditures of $309 million in 2020, is at the forefront of discovery science, fosters translational research, and accelerates innovation for patient care.  The LRI is undergoing an exciting period of strategic expansion with major new initiatives including the Center for Therapeutics Discovery, the Center for Microbiome and Human Health, and a new enterprise-wide biorepository.

We invite highly qualified candidates in Pulmonary Medicine who are committed to excellence in patient care and academic medicine to join an outstanding team in leading our enterprise to further transform healthcare delivery regionally and nationally.

Interested Candidates are to submit in confidence their cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Dan Culver, D.O., Department Chair, Pulmonary Medicine


From its natural treasures such as Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to its many entertainment and cultural attractions, Cleveland is the place to be! Cleveland is home to 3 professional sports teams along with the nation’s second largest performing arts center, the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We’re also a foodie town that ranks high on the global culinary map.

Our melting-pot culture with affordable homes and top rated public and private schools and universities, Cleveland provides excellent resources to live and learn. Outstanding Healthcare, Technology and Innovation companies provide the backbone to Cleveland’s growing economy.

Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer – Min/Fem/Disability/Vet.  Smoke/drug free environment

Given its widespread influence and world-renowned quality of care, Cleveland Clinic is recognized by many independent organizations:

U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's top  hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey(second in the nation in 2020) and has named Cleveland Clinic's heart program No. 1 in the nation since 1995. Five other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 5. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital. The Clinic also ranked among the best hospitals in the U.S. in 14 specialties, including first in cardiology and heart surgery.

U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 edition ranked Cleveland Clinic Children’s as a national leader in pediatric clinical care within “Best Children’s Hospitals.”

Newsweek 2020 ranked Cleveland Clinic the second best hospital in the World.

Magnet Status. Cleveland Clinic main campus and Fairview Hospital are designated as Magnet status hospitals, the most sought-after indicator of nursing excellence, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Consumer Choice Award. Awarded in 2009-2010 from the National Research Corporation.

World’s Most Ethical Companies. First awarded in 2009 and continuing to 2020 from the Ethisphere Institute.


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