University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 17541
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health invites applications and nominations for the position of chair of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. To receive full consideration, please apply by Jan. 29, 2023.
The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is a nationally recognized leader in academic medicine. The department is committed to conducting cutting edge research, training the next generation of leaders, and providing world-class patient care for both adult and pediatric patients.
A key feature of the department is its institutional setting within a top-tier university and the nation’s first School of Medicine and Public Health. The department’s more than 50 faculty members span nine divisions covering arthroplasty, foot and ankle, hand, musculoskeletal oncology, pediatrics, spine, sports, trauma, and physical medicine & rehabilitation.
The department is nationally recognized for its contributions to research, education, and clinical care in orthopedics and rehabilitation. The orthopedic program has been consistently ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin and in the top 50 hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. Research in the department bridges basic, translational, and clinical areas and aims to generate new knowledge to keep people of all ages moving throughout their lifetime. The department is dedicated to teaching and training the next generation of leaders in orthopedics and rehabilitation.
The successful candidate will have a compelling vision for the future of orthopedics and rehabilitation in a leading public academic institution and medical center. The chair will possess proven leadership and management skills as well as an outstanding academic background and dedication to furthering diversity of the faculty, staff, and students in the department and establishing an inclusive and professional work environment. The chair will provide strategic, academic, and administrative leadership of the highest quality to this distinguished department in its patient care, research, teaching, and service missions.
Applicants must have a MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent degree(s); active board certification in their field;eligibility for a Wisconsin Physician license; have a substantial record of achievement in administrative leadership, clinical care, teaching across the full continuum of learners; and a strong academic background that would qualify for appointment as a tenured professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
An extended leadership profile, university and department overview, community details, and application links can be found at: go.wisc.edu/orthochair
About University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), located in beautiful Madison, WI, is recognized as an international, national, and statewide leader in education, research, and service. Founded in 1907, it transformed into the nation’s first School of Medicine and Public Health in 2005 to integrate the principles and power of interwoven medical and public health approaches in all of its missions.