The Center for Preventive Cardiology at the Knight Cardiovascular Institute of OHSU in Portland, Oregon, is looking for a board-certified cardiologist with interest in making preventive services the focus of her/his practice. The successful candidate will join an established group of expert providers in an academic practice that is well integrated with all cardiology services and with all other hospital services. In addition, the practice has a thriving registry and bio-repository, a large and expanding PCSK9 inhibitor clinic also set up as discovery cohort, collaborations to replicate our clinical model abroad, and opportunities for translational research though an affiliated network of basic science laboratories.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm