IU School of Medicine - Chief for the Division of Plastic Surgery

  • Position Code
    1005
  • Address
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Preferred Specialty
    Surgery, Plastic
  • Last Updated
    10/26/2018
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Overview

Indiana University School of Medicine is opening a search for the Chief for the Division of Plastic Surgery within the IUSM Department of Surgery. This position will oversee Academic, Clinical and Research missions in the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis Downtown and Metro areas. This Division has 11 Surgeons covering 8 hospitals in the urban and metro areas of Indianapolis. The Division offers and supports robust residency and fellowship programs. This person will be responsible for activities in a division which encompasses general plastic and reconstructive surgery for pediatric and adult patients, and includes: microsurgery, hand surgery, breast reconstruction, surgery for skin cancer, trauma, the adult and children's burn units and cosmetic surgery. Services specific to the Riley Children's Hospital include the surgical management of pediatric plastic surgery conditions, malformations, anomalies and deformities, craniofacial surgery, as well as wound repair and other reconstruction. Overall, the divisional chief is responsible for academic programmatic excellence as a senior faculty leader and in maintaining a financially viable division. The candidate must have credentials that merit appointment as Professor or senior level Associate Professor, tenure track.

In an alignment with IU Health, Indiana's most comprehensive academic health center and the nation's largest medical school and a global leader in medical education and research-the surgical divisions are uniquely positioned to provide leading edge care with the most skilled clinical teams. With over 129 thousand hospital admissions, nearly 3 million clinic visits and 30 thousand surgical cases the medical staff of over 2,800 and over 1,100 residents work in partnership to train physicians, blending breakthrough research and treatments with the highest quality of patient care.

Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F/D/V.

Basic Qualifications:

Expectations for the Division Chief include, but are not limited to, setting yearly academic goals, conducting annual reviews, involvement in graduate medical education, responsibilities for research activities, division financial performance, budget development, financial and division performance reporting, and collaboration with all other functional groups within the Department of Surgery, IUHP, affiliated hospitals and physician groups.

Further expectations are that the candidate have an MD or equivalent degree, will be a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and will be eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana. The candidate must have at least 5-10 years of outstanding accomplishments in the field of plastic surgery including a long history of publications, funded research grants, previous supervision of medical, residency and staff positions as well as responsibility for group/division/department financial performance.

Client Description

Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana’s most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world.
Campus locations include: Bloomington, Evansville, Ft. Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Muncie, South Bend, Terre Haute.

With nearly 2000 full-time faculty and the support of more than 3000 volunteer faculty throughout Indiana—all teaching the physicians of tomorrow, IU School of Medicine is uniquely equipped to prepare the next generation of healers and transform health and wellness throughout the United States and beyond.

  • IU School of Medicine educates the second largest medical student body in the U.S.
  • IU School of Medicine student body represents 54 of the 92 Indiana counties and 91 colleges and universities.
  • IU faculty has performed many “firsts” in Indiana including transplants of the kidney, liver, cornea, bone marrow, pancreas, and infant and newborn hearts.
  • Approximately half of Indiana’s physicians received all or some of their education at the IU School of Medicine.
  • IU School of Medicine has more than 60 clinical departments and specialty divisions.
  • Nearly half of IU School of Medicine graduates accept instate residencies.
  • Nearly 40 percent of IU School of Medicine graduates enter primary care specialties.
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Hospital Description

The Indiana University School of Medicine has nine campuses across Indiana. In 2012-13, Bloomington and Lafayette added third-year clerkships to their programs. Ft. Wayne, South Bend, Terre Haute, and IUSM-Northwest host all four years on their campuses. Muncie and Evansville are in the planning stage of expansion.

  • IU School of Medicine educates the second largest medical student body in the U.S.
  • IU School of Medicine student body represents 54 of the 92 Indiana counties and 91 colleges and universities.
  • IU faculty has performed many “firsts” in Indiana including transplants of the kidney, liver, cornea, bone marrow, pancreas, and infant and newborn hearts.
  • Approximately half of Indiana’s physicians received all or some of their education at the IU School of Medicine.
  • IU School of Medicine has more than 60 clinical departments and specialty divisions.
  • Nearly half of IU School of Medicine graduates accept instate residencies.
  • Nearly 40 percent of IU School of Medicine graduates enter primary care specialties.
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 14th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure.  Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:

  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, aquarium, concerts and memorials
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" five consecutive years
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
    • "Best Places to Live in America" according to Money in 2017 included Fishers, IN at number one, Carmel at number 16, Avon at number 17 and Greenwood at number 22.
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati




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