The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Posted Apr 23, 2021

Memphis, TN

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Surgeon

Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Surgeon
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Surgery is applications for two Acute Care General Surgeons to join the Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Division. The successful applicant will be academically oriented and excited to join the faculty of one of the busiest trauma centers in the country.
Responsibilities include covering trauma, surgical critical care and emergency general surgery, staffing a resident clinic and providing other didactic educational services to medical students, residents, and fellows, particularly in the clinical setting.
Clinical research opportunities are abundant. There is also an opportunity to develop a basic research program for the qualified candidate. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to teaching and academics.
Candidates must have completed an accredited general residency program and surgical critical care fellowship and be Board Eligible/Board Certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
The candidate hired will join a cohesive team of 10 surgeons at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center (EPTC) to expand the Division to a goal of 12 surgeons. EPTC is the only Level One Center in the Mid-South. Operative trauma cases remain high with a large volume and penetrating trauma
This is a non-tenure positon, rank commensurate with experience.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
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 Center 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 multiple attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, the Memphis Redbirds, the Memphis 901 FC, 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.

How to apply

To apply please send CV to:
Andrew J. Kerwin, MD, FACS, DABS
Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Division Chief

Professor of Surgery
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
910 Madison Avenue, Suite 220
Memphis, TN 38163


920 Madison
Memphis, TN 38163

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Surgeon
Memphis, TN

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