Cardiothoracic Radiology Faculty

Department of Radiology Lewis Katz School of Medicine Temple University
Aug 14, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Radiology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates to join our Cardiothoracic Radiology faculty.

This position requires an expertise in cardiac and thoracic imaging and a strong interest in teaching and resident education. Our faculty members are responsible for both inpatient and outpatient cardiothoracic imaging which includes but, is not limited to pulmonary, vascular and cardiac imaging. The faculty member is responsible for the interpretation of thoracic and cardiovascular imaging, high-resolution computed tomography, CT and MR angiography, and cardiac CT and MRI.

This is a fantastic opportunity to partner with the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery (TMS) which is a leader in research, education, and has one of the nation’s top lung transplant programs. Our pulmonary department ranks as one of the best in the country and sees a wide variety of pathology particularly interstitial lung diseases and COPD. The incumbent will also have the opportunity to partner with faculty within Temple’s Heart and Vascular Institute to continue to grow our very strong cardiac CT and MR programs.

There are approximately 42 FT clinical faculty members within Temple University Health System who specialize in the following areas: chest and cardiac imaging, abdominal imaging, mammography, neuroradiology, interventional radiology, interventional neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, musculoskeletal radiology and general radiology. The Department has vibrant clinical and educational programs. The clinical radiology service is based out of Temple University Hospital and also serves the Episcopal Hospital Campus, Northeastern Campus, and the Jeanes Hospital Campus. At the Fox Chase Cancer Center Campus there are currently 10 diagnostic radiologists that are employed by the Fox Chase Cancer Center Medical Group that provide all of the imaging services. The interventional radiology section serves all of the hospitals in the TUHS. The ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program has been in continuous existence since 1932 and has trained more than 350 radiologists.

Candidate Qualifications

• An M.D. or M.D. equivalent degree with active board certification in radiology.

• Fellowship training in cardiothoracic imaging is strongly preferred.

• Proficiency in reading X-Ray, CT, and MRI in all facets of the cardiothoracic system.

• Academic rank will be based on applicant credentials.

• Certified B-Reader is preferred.

Procedure for Candidacy

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

Gary Cohen, MD, Professor and Interim Chairman, Department of Radiology, Radiologist –in~Chief, Temple University Health System, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: Phone : 215-707-5665 Fax: 215-707-9452.

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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