Associate/Professor Tenure or Clinical Track - Division Chief, Acute Care Surgery
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 14286
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Surgery - Trauma Surgery
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and Indiana University Health Physicians are recruiting a Division Chief for Acute Care Surgery (ACS). The Division Chief will provide strategic and operational leadership across the full range of Division service areas, including the tripartite missions of the academic institution: clinical and administrative service, education, and research. This academic role in the Department of Surgery at IUSM will work with and represent the 23 faculty members and clinical leaders in the Division, including the medical directors of trauma services at the level 1 trauma programs at IU Health Methodist and Eskenazi Health Hospitals. The two programs combine for over 6000 trauma admissions annually. In addition, the ACS faculty provide emergency general surgery and surgical critical care services at both hospitals, elective general surgery services at Eskenazi Hospital, and critical care services at the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration and IU Health University Hospitals.
The Division Chief will provide patient care at each of the primary level I trauma programs, oversee training programs within the Division including the teaching of students, residents, and fellows, and develop a Divisional research program. Prior leadership experience (e.g. trauma medical director) will weigh heavily in the selection process. Specifically, preference will be paid to candidates with proven experience in recruitment, a programmatic growth mindset, and successful American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma site accreditation or reaccreditation.
This is a full-time position. Salary and academic/clinical rank will be commensurate with experience. To learn more about the Department of Surgery, please click on this link: https://medicine.iu.edu/departments/surgery/ Qualified candidates must have M.D./D.O. degree, or equivalent education, and be a general surgeon with fellowship training in trauma/surgical critical care or acute care surgery, and be board certified/eligible in general surgery and surgical critical care.
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana. Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana.
IUSM is centrally located in Indianapolis, Indiana, the 16th largest city in the United States and home to the
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
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