Job ID: 290119031
Last Updated: 5/16/2023
The Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery has an opening for an academic focused surgeon. This position is being recruited at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Eligible for medical licensure in Wisconsin
Interest in pursuing a career in academics
Demonstration of research productivity
The Trauma service admits over 3,400 traumas per year with 20% penetrating trauma. Our team also handles all Emergency General Surgery and exclusively runs our Surgical ICU. We have a cutting edge surgical critical care program and AAST approved Acute Care Surgery fellowship with a current group of 15 Trauma/Acute Care Surgeons. The clinical schedule provides flexibility and ensures time for academic pursuits. The Division provides a robust research infrastructure that supports clinical faculty.
MCW is a private, freestanding medical school that is widely respected as an academic center of excellence for the education and training of physicians and scientists, development of graduate and undergraduate medical education programs, basic and translational research, and distinction in multidisciplinary clinical programs. It is ranked as one of the nations top 50 academic research institutions. Froedtert Health is a $2B regional health system that includes Froedtert Hospital, Community Memorial Hospital, and St. Josephs Hospital.
Together, Froedtert-MCW delivers world class care in an environment of innovation and discovery. Froedtert Hospital, a 650-bed tertiary care and teaching hospital, has recently been named as one of the top four performing academic medical centers in the nation, winning a Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. Froedtert & MCW also ranked second in the Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Leadership Award. It has been a Truven Top 100 hospital for years running. Froedtert Hospital is the only adult Level I Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin and the busiest in the state.
Milwaukee is the cultural and economic center of Wisconsin with a population of just over 2 million. Located on the beautiful west coast of Lake Michigan. The city boasts a very reasonable cost of living and a four-season climate. Milwaukee is home to three major sports teams, many shopping centers and malls, and a variety of county parks/bike/running trails in addition to a beautiful lakefront. Milwaukee offers an excellent ballet, opera, symphony, and great restaurants. Summerfest is the largest outdoor music festival in the country as Milwaukee serves as an art/cultural center. For those with children, there are a number of first class public and private school options.
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