The Department of Surgery is seeking a dynamic, innovative Cardiothoracic Surgeon who has the leadership and vision to build state-of-the-art clinical and research programs at UW Health. The incumbent will have a dyad leadership position in heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support for the UW system in collaboration with a partner from Cardiovascular Medicine. Close collaboration with cardiology in multidisciplinary heart failure program building is expected. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with and provide mentorship to colleagues and trainees of the Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery within the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
The Department of Surgery consists of more than 140 faculty across eleven specialty divisions, performing more than 25,000 operations annually. The Department also trains more than 70 residents and fellows and is consistently ranked amongst the top surgery programs with extramural research funding.
University Hospital was ranked in top 50 of American Cardiovascular Hospitals and named the 7th best teaching hospital with a cardiovascular residency program by IBM Watson Health, a division of IBM committed to helping build smarter health ecosystems.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with demonstrated expertise in adult cardiac surgical interventions to join the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The successful candidate will have an MD or equivalent, have completed an accredited cardiothoracic surgery residency, be board certified in thoracic surgery, and be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License.
We are seeking a dynamic, innovative individual who has the leadership and vision to build state-of? the-art clinical (70%) and research (15%) programs at UW Health. The incumbent will have a dyad leadership position (10%) in heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support for the UW system in collaboration with a partner from Cardiovascular Medicine. Close collaboration with the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in multidisciplinary heart failure program building is expected. The successful applicant must have a demonstrated interest in clinical practice, research, education and training (5%).
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MD, DO, or equivalent is required. Additional training in Cardiothoracic Surgery required.
Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License. Active certification by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery is required. Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges.
Completion of an ACGME-approved cardiothoracic residency program required.
Candidates must possess clinical and academe credentials sufficient for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor Rank. The candidate must have the credentials that meet the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health criteria for promotion or appointment on the Clinical Health Sciences track. Track and rank will depend on candidate's interests and academic credentials.
The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees.
Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison has been voted the #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2021), #1 City for Most Successful Women Per Capita (Forbes, 2019), #1 City for Best Work-Life Balance (SmartAsset, 2020), #7 Best City for STEM Professionals (CEO World, 2020), #2 Best State to Practice Medicine (WalletHub, 2020), #2 Best City for Biking (People for Bikes, 2020), #4 Fittest City in the U.S. (ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020), #4 Greenest City in the US (Zippia, 2020), #1 Best Place to Retire (Money, 2020), #1 Best Place in the U.S. for Raising Children (DiversityDataKids.com 2020), and #1 Best College Football Town in America (Sports Illustrated, 2019).
Madison's technology economy is growing rapidly, and the region is home to the headquarters of Epic Systems, Exact Sciences, American Girl (Mattel), Sub-Zero, and Lands' End, as well as many biotech, healthcare IT, and health systems startups.
The city of Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison acknowledge that they occupy ancestral Ho-Chunk land. The School of Medicine and Public Health recognizes the health inequities faced by Native communities and pledges to learn more and take action across all of its missions.
Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, the Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country. The city is rich with cultural offerings in the arts.
The city has a dedicated athletics fan base which largely centers around the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison is home to Forward Madison FC, the first professional soccer team in the city, as well as the Madison Mallards, a college wood-bat summer baseball league team. Marquee endurance sports and specialty sporting events include Ironman, Reebok CrossFit Games, Madison Marathon, and many national and international championship competitions.
This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.
Applicants for this position will be considered for the titles listed in this posting. The title is determined by the experience and qualifications of the finalist.