University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital


Iowa City, IA

Date Posted

November 9, 2021

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks an echocardiogram imaging specialist.  Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest.  Appointment rank to Associate of Pediatrics (non-tenure track) may also be considered.  The individual selected will join the Division of Cardiology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as a cardiac imaging specialist.  The Division is comprised of thirteen faculty and six Advanced Practice Providers and provides sub-specialty care in ACHD, EP, heart failure/transplant and intervention with imaging expertise in fetal, transesophageal echocardiography, cross sectional imaging (MRI/ CT), targeted neonatal echo and 3D modeling. The echo program is ICA Echocardiography accredited and over 11,000 echocardiograms are performed annually. We have an active ACGME accredited cardiology fellowship program. Patient care will occur at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, University Hospital and Clinics and affiliated community sites.


  • Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Cardiology, or equivalent
  • Subspecialty fellowship training in fetal and transthoracic echocardiography or equivalent clinical experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the work environment
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in cardiac imaging
  • Three years’ experience in the interpretation of echocardiographic images; a dedicated fourth year fellowship is preferred
  • Fetal imaging expertise
  • Experience in patient-oriented research
  • Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students, residents and fellows.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 39th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 16th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY20.  Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 25th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY20. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 47 pediatric residents.

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2019-2020 University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranked in six pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including neonatology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creedcolor, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preferencestatus as qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


For more information contact:

Ian Law, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

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To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at , requisition number 74303.

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