University of Rochester Assoc Professor/Professor in Rochester, New York


The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is seeking a Chief of the Division of Acute Care/Trauma Surgery to join the faculty at an Associate Professor level or above. The successful candidate will be an established, clinically active trauma surgeon, an exceptional academic physician-leader with proven values and skills needed to provide programmatic and academic leadership. The ideal candidate will be nationally recognized as a thought leader in Trauma/Acute Care Surgery and have a track record of success in clinical excellence, research and education.

The Division currently consists of five faculty members with a scope of practice that provides total care for every aspect of injury, from prevention through rehabilitation. Strong Memorial Hospital is an 830-bed, ACS verified Level I Trauma Center providing service to approximately 2,000 trauma patients annually spanning across 14 counties. The Trauma Program is supported by a long-standing regional EMS ground and Air Transport system, 25-bed ICU, and full complement of trauma and administrative staff.

In addition, the Division Chief will manage and foster a growing Acute Care Surgical Service at SMH providing emergency complex general surgical services to patients from throughout our region. . Strong Memorial Hospital is the largest and most specialized hospital in the Finger Lakes region (approximately 1.7 million population). Devoted to providing compassionate, patient- and family-centered health care that transforms the patient experience, Strong defines and delivers “Medicine of the Highest Order.”

The University of Rochester is surrounded by world-class culture, affordable housing and nationally ranked schools. This growing academic institution offers an excellent opportunity to develop a rewarding practice and offers a competitive salary and benefits program. The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. EOE Minorities/ Females/ Protected Veterans/ Disabled. Interested applicants please apply online and submit your CV and letter of interest to:

David Linehan, M.D. Chairman, Department of Surgery University of Rochester Medical Center Phone: 585-275-2725

Job Title: Assoc Professor/Professor

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Job ID: 206010

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time