• Congratulations to the 2023-2024 SAAS Visiting Professors!
  • Zhi Fong, MD is the recipient of the 2024 SAAS Junior Faculty Award!
  • Radhika Rastogi, MD is the recipient of the 2024 Esther Tsai Sugg Award for the highest scoring SAAS abstract to 2024 Academic Surgical Congress!
  • Christy Chai, MD is the recipient of the 2024 SAAS-SUS Mid-Career Award!
  • Areeba Saif, MD is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS-AWS Resident Research Travel Award!
  • Raja Narayan, MD, MPH is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS Resident/Fellow Development Scholarship!
  • Jeremy Chang, MD is the winner of the 2023 SAAS Annual Meeting Travel Award!
  • Russell Woo, MD is the recipient of the 2023 SAAS-SUS Leadership Agility Program Scholarship!

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, is accepting applications for an Acute Care General Surgeon in the Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care.
The successful applicant will be academically oriented and excited to help expand the faculty of one of the busiest trauma centers in the country.
Responsibilities include covering trauma, surgical critical care, and emergency general surgery, staffing an outpatient clinic and providing other didactic educational services to medical students, residents, and fellows, particularly in the clinical setting. There is an opportunity for collaboration with the burn service in the Firefighters Burn Unit at Regional One Health for coverage of the burn ICU and burn surgery for the candidate with appropriate experience.

A desire to participate in surgical education is mandatory. Position may supervise medical students, residents, and fellows. Clinical research opportunities are abundant, and research will be encouraged. There is also an opportunity to develop a basic research program for the qualified candidate.

The candidate hired will join a cohesive team of 11 academic surgeons at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center (EPTC) at Regional One Health. The Division oversees a Surgical Critical Care fellowship (expanded to 4 positions in 2023) and a AAST Acute Care Surgery fellowship (expanding to 3 positions in August 2024). Operative trauma cases remain high with a large volume of penetrating trauma.
This is a non-tenure track position with rank commensurate with experience.
Basic Qualifications:
Candidate must have completed an accredited general residency program and surgical critical care fellowship and be Board Eligible/ Board Certified in General Surgery and Surgery Critical Care.

For benefits information, please visit https://uthsc.edu/hr/benefits/documents/2023-benefits-preview-packet.pdf.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT’s doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges — Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state’s largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley’s Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

Post expires at 8:50pm on Saturday May 4th, 2024

Link to Additional Info on Job: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/uthsc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=24000000G0&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago