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Job Title: Division Chief of Hand Surgery University of Cincinnati College of Medicine | Lead an Internationally Recognized Hand Program
Date Available: ASAP
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Description: One of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class healthcare professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves patients' health and clinical care. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, the College of Medicine's faculty is transforming the world of medicine every day.

UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, with more than 15,000 full-time and part-time faculty, staff, and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, is looking for a fellowship-trained Division Chief of Hand Surgery. This position will support the university's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and activities.

Essential Functions
The candidate will demonstrate advanced medical knowledge and the ability to evaluate, diagnose, and provide treatment for routine and complex hand-related conditions. Candidate must demonstrate clinical and technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professionalism, and compliant and timely documentation. The candidate will also lead the department's hand fellowship program and the clinical, education, and research missions of the department's Hand Division.

Merritt Hawkins is conducting the national search for exceptional candidates. Requirements for this position are:

-M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent

-Board certification in orthopaedic surgery

-Rank of Associate Professor or Professor

-Completion of an accredited hand/upper extremity fellowship

-Proven background in clinical excellence, academic achievement, experience teaching at the resident and fellowship levels, and demonstrated leadership

Opportunity Highlights

-Lead a nationally and internationally recognized orthopaedic hand program that was established by one of the pioneers of hand, wrist, and microsurgery

-Unite the hand-training programs for both orthopaedic surgery and general surgery into one university-based program that will train future generations of new hand surgeons

-Expand program referral lines through the development of multi-sites of service throughout metropolitan Cincinnati while enjoying the deep culture of university-based practice support and a Level I Trauma Center

-Lead the most advanced comprehensive hand and microvascular hand surgery program in Cincinnati

-Receive the support and leadership of an exceptional Chair of Orthopaedics and hospital executive leadership, who place a high priority on this program's success

-This opportunity is positioned for a seasoned leader to build upon and develop one of the top hand programs in the United States.

Community Information
With multiple Fortune 500 companies and a metro population of more than 2 million, Cincinnati is filled with tremendous opportunities. Whether you're seeking urban downtown living or a family-friendly suburb, this metro area accommodates all lifestyle desires. Niche gives Cincinnati an overall grade of A-.

-A low cost of living and a great place to raise a family

-Exceptional public and private schools as well as several local and nearby universities

-A variety of diverse entertainment and cultural activities as well as collegiate and professional sports

-An abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, fishing, and a variety of water activities on the beautiful Ohio River

The University of Cincinnati, a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of learning and employment.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.
Contact: For immediate consideration please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.

Please contact David King at medcareers@merritthawkins.com or at 866-826-1217 and reference HSO-142798

Acceptance of job listings for the AAHS Job Board is at the sole discretion of the AAHS. AAHS does not guarantee, warrant or endorse any program or position listed.

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