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Director of Emergency General Surgery

Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
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The Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery is seeking a dynamic, experienced surgeon to be the Director of Emergency General Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery.  The candidate will be hired on a clinical track position. Applicants must be Board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and surgical critical care.  Requirements include demonstrated skills in emergency general surgery, trauma surgery, and surgical critical care. Candidate must demonstrate attributes and interest in carrying out the educational mission of the division.  


The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan, founded in 1850, is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education, and research.  The hospital is an American College of Surgeons-verified Level 1 Trauma Center (adult and pediatric), and the state's only American Burn Association-verified Burn Center.


The Division of Acute Care Surgery provides comprehensive trauma, burn, emergency general surgery, and critical care services.  The Division’s 12 faculty members provide care to nearly 5,000 patients and perform over 1,600 operations per year. They also direct the Surgical Intensive Care Unit as well as the Trauma-Burn Intensive Care Unit.  The Division has major academic resources with a combined research portfolio of over $30 million over the past five years.


The Michigan Trauma Quality Improvement Program and the Michigan Acute Care Surgery Collaborative are both collaborative quality initiatives (CQI) sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The University of Michigan Division of Acute Care Surgery serves as the coordinating center for both of these programs. CQI’s seek to improve patient care in a collaborative environment that relies on data collection, examination of care provided, feedback of results, and targeted interventions to standardize processes of care.


The academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.  Please send your curriculum vitae to:


Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor and Section Head, General Surgery

2920 Taubman Health Care Center

The University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu


COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.


Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Section of General Surgery in the Department of Surgery is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status, except as allowed by the need for bona fide occupational qualifications. Reasonable accommodation will also be provided to persons with disabilities, to disabled veterans, and to accommodate religious practice.


Posted: 2021-09-14 Expires: 2021-10-14

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Director of Emergency General Surgery

Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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