The Department of Pediatrics at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York, Northwell Health, is seeking a physician to join the rapidly growing Cohen Children’s Heart Center with a particular focus on pediatric electrophysiology. The ideal candidate would be BC/BE in Pediatric Cardiology and have spent additional time in a dedicated fourth-year pediatric EP fellowship. The Heart Center’s Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology, Dr Andrew Blaufox, has a reputation for excellence in clinical electrophysiology, mentorship, and research in the field. Under his leadership, the arrhythmia service performs a wide array of invasive and non-invasive procedures. The pediatric ep program works in conjunction with several multi-disciplinary teams including our cardiogenomics, ACHD, and CT surgical as well as the pediatric cardiology outpatient and inpatient services. These collaborations have led to continual expansion and adoption of state-of-the-art technologies. Our clinicians participate in the inpatient and outpatient clinical activities of the division, and details of these activities will be decided in partnership with the candidate. A strong interest in helping grow our programs and pursing research in the field of electrophysiology is desirable, as is a commitment to partner with multidisciplinary team members.
The Cohen Children’s Heart Center sits across the Department of Pediatrics of Northwell Health. Under the leadership of the System Chiefs of Pediatric Cardiology, Dr. Jeffrey Gossett, and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dr. David B. Meyer, the Heart Center functions as a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary team focused on clinical and academic excellence. The Heart Center is rapidly growing with dramatic increase in our clinical programs over the last few years including UNOS approval to begin heart transplantation and VAD implantations, and our soon to be constructed dedicated pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. The Cohen Children’s Heart Center provides more than 14,000 inpatient and outpatient visits annually. We are one of the highest volume programs in New York State, and the only children’s hospital in Long Island that offers comprehensive cardiac and cardiac surgical care from pregnancy through infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood for congenital heart disease. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology has a long and well-recognized tradition of providing exceptional cardiovascular care throughout the region.
The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center is the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the New York metropolitan region, with more than 13,000 admissions per year and a catchment area of over 8 million people. It is the sole tertiary pediatric medical center of the 23-hospital Northwell Health system, formally the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and has the only Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center and ECMO Center on Long Island. CCMC is located in the New York City suburbs bordering one of the most diverse communities in New York City. Team members and their families live throughout the entire New York Metro area including on Long Island, Westchester and in Manhattan.
Cohen Children’s Medical Center is among the top-rated children’s hospitals in New York State and has received the highest ranking in New York for pediatric nephrology, urology, pulmonology and lung surgery, and are nationally ranked for superior care in a total of eight specialties, including Diabetes and Endocrinology, according to US News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Children’s Hospitals. As the largest provider of pediatric health services in the state, Cohen Children’s has been ranked among the nation’s top children’s hospitals by US News for 15 consecutive years. Please find more information about the department of Pediatrics in this video: https://youtu.be/IqH03O4r0ZA
The Cohen Children’s Heart Center, and Northwell Health, are committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients. Northwell is proud to offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits package. In addition, an academic appointment with The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the seventh largest medical group in the country.
For further details and opportunities, please contact:
Dr. Andrew Blaufox, Associate Chief of Pediatric Cardiology and Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology, Ablaufox@Northwell.edu.
Lindsay Appelman, Office of Physician Recruitment, Northwell Health, OPR@northwell.edu.
We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc’s #1 Hospital and Health System. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care, https://www.northwell.edu/education-and-resources/community-engagement/center-for-equity-of-care.
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