Chair, Department of Surgery
UW SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
The University Of Washington School Of Medicine seeks a full time Professor with tenure, and Chair of the Department of Surgery, who will be responsible for clinical services and academic programs currently at multiple major medical centers in the Seattle area. The Department is currently composed of 125 clinical and research faculty members, 98 residents and fellows in ACGME accredited positions; 22 non-ACGME fellows and visiting scientists, 168 staff members and 156 affiliated clinical faculty members.
Patient care is carried out on seven campuses: University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle Children's Hospital, Northwest Hospital, Valley Medical Center and the Veteran's Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System. Specialties cover Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Transplant Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Vascular Surgery. The Department of Surgery staffs the only adult and pediatric Level I Trauma and Burn Center for the five-state region of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI).
The Department serves as the primary medical school teaching program for the WWAMI region. There are strong regional and national research affiliations that enable our internationally recognized faculty to remain on the cutting edge of education, research and clinical care. In fiscal year 2015, the Department of Surgery received 65 research awards from both government and private sources totaling over $15 million.
Candidates are invited to visit the Department website at http://uwsurgery.org/
Successful candidates must possess an MD or equivalent, national leadership experience and a strong commitment to programmatic excellence in clinical services, education, and independent, original research. A successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in working with faculty, administration, residents and students from a wide range of disciplines, culture and academic backgrounds throughout the community. Candidates must be ABMS board certified in a Surgical Specialty and eligible for a medical license in Washington State.
Please address inquiries, nominations, or curriculum vitae in confidence to:
Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery University of Washington School of Medicine Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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