ACADEMIC TRANSPLANT INTENSIVIST
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN/FROEDTERT TRANSPLANT CENTER- MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN
The Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery has an opening for an academic intensivist focused on solid organ transplantation. This position is being recruited at the Assistant or Associate Professor level (more experienced physicians also welcomed). The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in the Division of Trauma/Acute Care Surgery with a secondary appointment in the Division of Transplant Surgery. Prior training in surgery is not required and we welcome those with a background in Medicine, Anesthesia, or Emergency Medicine.
• Board Certified or Board Eligible in Critical Care (from medical or surgical board)
• Eligible for medical licensure in Wisconsin
• Interest in pursuing a career in academics
The Transplant ICU service admits pre- and post- transplant patients. The program supports a cutting edge surgical critical care fellowship and 24/7 APP coverage. The clinical schedule provides flexibility and ensures time for academic pursuits. The Division of Trauma/Acute Care Surgery 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 nation’s top 50 academic research institutions. Froedtert Health is a $2B regional health system that includes Froedtert Hospital, Community Memorial Hospital, and St. Joseph’s 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 world class ballet, opera, symphony, as well as a vibrant restaurant scene. 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 top-rated public and private school options