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Department of Surgery- Faculty- General Surgery Position

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • 14 September 2018
  • Author: Ashley Peter
  • Number of views: 495

Department of Surgery- Faculty- General Surgery Position Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Overview: The Department of Surgery at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a full-time, board-certified or board eligible general surgery faculty to expand and enhance clinical services, research, and both medical student and resident training in general surgery. The program has a strong diversity of community faculty as well as faculty employed by the medical school. The general surgery residency program is a fully accredited program with all subspecialty care and tertiary care capabilities. The residency program has 19 residents and was recently approved to increase the number of finishing chief residents from three to four. Applicants with the appropriate background and interest will be encouraged to complete a six-month fellowship in medical simulation at WMed. Responsibilities: Faculty in this position lead the development and expansion of clinical services on the general surgery services at WMed. The clinical service is supported by full time physician assistants, medical social workers, dieticians, and dedicated nursing staff. In addition, the faculty in this position will lead the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of general surgery residents. All faculty are expected to participate in the education of medical students and residents, and in ongoing scholarly activities. Additional responsibilities:

• Participating in the systems of quality improvement, utilization review, and outcomes management.

• Managing the simulation-based educational experiences for general surgery residents and medical students rotating on the general surgery services

• Working closely with the department chair for:

o Recruitment, selection, supervision, education, and evaluation of resident physicians.

o Strategic planning.

o Regular participation in department and medical school meetings.

o Providing high-quality instruction for medical education to students and didactics and education to the residency program as determined by the Program Director or Department Chair.

Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair or Program Director Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have strong interest and passion for medical student and resident education and scholarship. Active and engaged participation in medical school and residency administration are expected. Leadership and organizational skills are desirable attributes. The candidate must be Board certified or Board eligible by the American Board of Surgery or the American Osteopathic Board and be eligible for full licensure to practice in Michigan. WMed offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum

Endocrine Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine

  • 7 September 2018
  • Author: Ashley Peter
  • Number of views: 1047

Endocrine/Oncologic Surgery Position Description

The Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member in Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery. This faculty member will be practicing at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which has over 1,300 licenses beds, and potentially at other local affiliated institutions (i.e., Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Christian Hospital, St. Louis Veterans Affairs Hospital). As a national leader in medicine, we are committed to providing world-class health care and taking exceptional care of a broad and diverse patient population. By supporting some of the brightest medical minds, we are advancing medical knowledge and continuously improving the lives of our patients. As part of Washington University Medical Center, one of the largest clinical and biomedical research facilities, the Department of Surgery is one of the world's largest, most experienced, surgical programs in the country. We are also affiliated with the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, which is a nationally renowned NCI-designated program whose leaders are among the best in the field.

The Endocrine Surgery program at Washington University has a rich history of pioneering advances in the field. The group includes a multi-disciplinary team of endocrine surgeons, endocrinologists, radiation oncologists, radiology and nuclear medicine physicians, trainees, nurse practitioners, and researchers who are dedicated to providing excellent care for patients across the spectrum of endocrine disorders. All of the faculty in the Department of Surgery support the tripartite mission of clinical excellence, exceptional resident education and world class research.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a board certified/eligible general surgeon.
  • Be fellowship trained in endocrine and/or oncologic surgery.
  • Have demonstrated a dedication to the multidisciplinary management of endocrine diseases, including thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal disorders.
  • Have a well-constructed vision for establishing or advancing her/his career in endocrine surgery commensurate with the tripartite mission of the Washington University Department of Surgery.
  • Be recognized by her/his peers for academic excellence in patient care, teaching and research and be acknowledged among his/her peers as a visionary thinker.
  • Support and promote the concept of patient centered care within a multidisciplinary clinical environment, and an understanding of the current forces in medicine and work with the Departmental and Divisional leadership in strategic growth of the service.
  • Have demonstrated clinical leadership experience for advancing outcomes in quality, performance management, growth in academic initiatives.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs, educational mission and research. Additional Qualifications
  • Provide surgical leadership and mentorship of fellows, residents, and medical students in training.
  • Promote and participate in scholarly research in-line with the candidates training and goals for her/his career in endocrine and oncologic surgery.
  • Participate in and promote faculty opportunities for philanthropy to fulfill needed funding for various programs and services.
  • Serve as a leader to promote the program through actively marketing the

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