Division Chief - General and Acute Care Surgery

University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Education


Not Specified years

Posted 40 days ago

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of General and Acute Care Surgery, is seeking a Division Chief. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Applicant must be Board Certified in General Surgery and be eligible for a Texas Medical License. This position plays a key leadership role in the department, the UTSW health system and the Parkland Health & Hospital System. The Division of General and Acute Care Surgery is comprised of 19 university-appointed faculty members, performing more than 4,500 operating room cases per year, generating 100,000 RVUs, and has an annual operating budget in excess of $12 million. The division covers Parkland Health & Hospital System, Clements University Hospital and Zale Lipshy University Hospital. Last year the division evaluated over 3,500 trauma patients playing a significant role in a mature regional trauma system The Division also performed over 3000 emergency non-trauma operations and 750 burn operations.The division is internationally known for itsseminal contributions in burn care and traumacare, and continues to have extremely activelaboratory and clinical research programsaimed at improving patient care and gaining abetter understanding of the cellular,molecular, and genetic basis of inflammationand injury. The Divisionis also a part of severalmulti-institutional federally funded researchstudies, including the SiVENT trial and studies originating from the LITES and SIREN Consortiums. This continues a long history of leadership in multi-institutional consortium participation including the previously successful Resuscitation OutcomesConsortium (ROC), and the Trauma Glue Grant.UT Southwestern ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Our distinguished faculty includes active Nobel Prize winners. Nearly 4,200 medical, graduate and allied health students, residents and postdoctoral fellows are trained each year. Our physicians provide care to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals and Clinics as well as three other affiliated hospitals.