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Working title:

UW Health Liver and Pancreas Center Surgical Director (Tenure)

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Degree and area of specialization:

MD specializing in general surgery, fellowship trained in surgical oncology or hepatobiliary-pancreas surgery.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Board eligible or board certified in general surgery with additional training in surgical oncology hepatobiliary-pancreas surgery. Appointment as Associate Professor or full Professor will require candidate’s credentials to meet criteria for tenure and rank established by UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.

Principal duties:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting an experienced academic surgeon to serve as surgical director of the UW Health Liver and Pancreas Center. The selected candidate will have interest in research activities. Significant extramurally funded research success will be highly desirable, as will national leadership and exposure. The selected candidate will have significant experience in the latest and minimally invasive surgical treatments for patients with benign and malignant liver and pancreas disease. The ideal candidate will also have experience in a leadership role and a well-established reputation as an academic surgical oncologist. The incumbent will be required to implement, in collaboration with both the Liver and Pancreas Center Medical Director and Administrative Manager, a comprehensive business plan with the goal of increasing the population of patients with liver and pancreas disease cared for by UW Health. Participation in the training of general surgery residents, medical students, interns, and transplant fellows is expected. The incumbent will also be expected to participate in professional, public, and university service.

This position will involve outreach to hospitals and physician groups to develop clinical partnerships and describe the services offered at the Liver and Pancreas Center, in addition to clinical service at University Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Madison. The incumbent will also be expected to develop a program in liver and/or pancreas research. The incumbent will be provided a research startup package in accordance with his or her level of engagement and experience.

Madison is the state capitol, is situated on several scenic lakes, and is frequently cited as one of the best cities in which to live. It offers an excellent environment for families and a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. A competitive salary and fri

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