The University of Arizona - Department of Surgery Posted Oct 26, 2017

Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona - Department of Surgery

Professor & Division Chief, Trauma, Critical Care, Burn & Emergency Surgery (T/TE)

The Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as our next Professor & Division Chief of the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burn and Emergency Surgery. Housed within the Department of Surgery, the Division is nationally recognized for its expertise in emergency surgery and trauma care and its excellence and innovation in patient care, research and education. Candidates must be highly motivated, energetic, self-starters, who will forge collegial and collaborative relationships with the many individuals and services who interact with the trauma service.

The University of Arizona Banner Medical Center – Tucson has been designated by the State of Arizona and verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Trauma Center. It is the only Level I Trauma Center in Southeastern Arizona. Additionally, all of our trauma surgeons are specialty-trained and board certified in critical care medicine, making ours the only surgical group in the region whose members are all specialty trained in both trauma and critical care.

Our trauma team treats more than 5,000 patients each year at our Level I trauma center. We are no less committed to preventing traumatic injuries; team members participate in a number of trauma prevention initiatives throughout the community, including programs designed specifically for schools, health fairs, businesses, and community groups. Trauma team members also collaborate with EMS providers to educate and improve our trauma system to ensure optimal prehospital care for trauma patients in our region.

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery, with more than 56 faculty members, is one of the largest multispecialty surgical groups in the state. Our surgeons provide outstanding patient-centered care, engage in cutting edge research, and mentor the next generation of surgeons, physicians, residents and students. The Department of Surgery is: “The place where people want to be.”

The Department of Surgery supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

How to apply

Thank you for considering the University of Arizona as your career choice. To apply for this position, please visit


1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724-5066

The University of Arizona - Department of Surgery
Professor & Division Chief, Trauma, Critical Care, Burn & Emergency Surgery (T/TE)
Tucson, AZ

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