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Working title:

VA-Colorectal Surgeon

Official title:


Degree and area of specialization:

MD specializing in general surgery, fellowship trained in colorectal

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Board eligible or board certified in general surgery with additional training in colon and rectal surgery. Rank will depend on candidate’s interest and academic credentials. Appointment as associate professor (chs) or professor (chs) will require that candidate’s credentials meet criteria established by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Principal duties:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in conjunction of the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital (VAH) is seeking a full-time fellowship trained colorectal surgeon. The candidate will primarily practice at the Veterans Administration Hospital, which is directly adjacent to the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, where clinical opportunities also exist.

A successful candidate will have specific clinical expertise in pelvic floor dysfunction and endoscopy. In the incumbent’s practice at UW Hospital and Clinics, he or she will be expected to collaborate with colleagues in Urology and Obstetrics/Gynecology to develop a multi-disciplinary pelvic floor program. The individual chosen for this position will also be expected to develop a VA-based research program with specific research area flexible depending on the selected candidate’s interests.This position will have responsibility for the training and education of medical students, general surgery residents, and fellows. Professors (chs) in the Department of Surgery are able to teach in the Patient, Doctor and Society Course offered to 1st and 2nd year residents, Year End Professional Skills Assessment, 3rd and 4th year clerkship and specialty rotations in Surgery, and in basic science curriculum. Incumbent will also be an active teacher/mentor in the general surgery resident program.

In addition, this position will be evaluated for timely completion of billing records, timely closing of outpatient encounters, and timely inpatient documentation. Incumbent will be expected to meet institutional quality, patient safety and patient satisfaction standards, goals, and targets.

The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public and university service.

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