Under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Medicine and Division Head of Cardiology, this position supports the missions, goals and objectives of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute (KCVI), OHSU and the School of Medicine. Performs clinical work in the heart failure cardiology clinic and heart failure inpatient services. May serve as an attending in outreach programs depending on availability and the divisional needs. Directs heart failure research efforts. Because teaching is an important portion of the KCVI mission, will also perform education related activities, including the teaching of medical students, residents and cardiology fellows. The department provides 24-hour Heart Failure Service so schedule will include nights and weekends when on call.
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