UNOS Seeks Applicants for Chief Medical Officer

Monday, March 3, 2014

UNOS welcomes applications for a Chief Medical Officer (CMO), an executive-level position reporting to UNOS’ Chief Executive Officer.

As a member of the UNOS senior staff, the CMO serves as an expert medical and clinical resource to other UNOS staff, committee members, the government, and the general public in the performance of OPTN contract requirements and other UNOS corporate initiatives. He or she will provide advice with respect to the medical and clinical aspects of OPTN operations, including participation in OPTN policy development, policy compliance, patient safety-related incident handling, development of transplant clinical quality improvement initiatives, professional and lay education, and research conducted by the UNOS staff in collaboration with OPTN/UNOS members.

The CMO will assist UNOS staff with the development of research proposals and projects, grant proposals, and research publications including those on which staff are collaborating with members. The individual must be knowledgeable in the medical and clinical practice of organ transplantation; as such, he or she may also represent UNOS in public and with the news media as needed.

For additional information or to express interest in applying for the position, please submit an e-mail in confidence to More information about the position can also be found here.