Title:  Professor - Chief of Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Division:  Surgery
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  3235


The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is seeking to recruit a Chief of Acute Care Surgery at the professor rank to lead a newly formed division incorporating sections of trauma, critical care and general surgery. Candidates should possess superb leadership skills, exceptional clinical expertise in trauma, emergency general surgery and/or surgical critical care, and a record of accomplishment of advancing education and innovative research at the national level.  Successful candidates will provide leadership and strategic oversight of as highly skilled team of clinicians and researchers focused on multidisciplinary emergency surgical care. 

The 150 members of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, ranked 13th by the U.S. News & World Report for departments of surgery, practice at iconic institutions within the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center, including Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Ben Taub Hospital, the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, and the Texas Children’s Hospital. The Department trains over 120 residents and fellows annually, including trainees in the only NRMP-listed residency track in global surgery. Our department Office of Surgical Research comprised of over 70 research specialists manage over 80 grants and 130 active clinical studies supported by over $10 million in extramural funding annually. 

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD degree, be board certified in general surgery and maintain a valid Texas Medical License. Candidate must be eligible to obtain hospital privileges at BCM affiliated facilities. Drug testing/background check is required prior to start.  

Interested candidates must complete this online employment application to be considered and applicants should forward the following for consideration: curriculum vitae narrative description of clinical, administrative, education and research experience, and a list of three references. Applicants must also complete an online employment application.

Relevant application materials should be sent to:
Todd K. Rosengart M.D., F.A.C.S. Professor and Chairman
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
ATTN: Sandra Palacios One Baylor Plaza BCM 390  Houston, Texas 77030
Or via email generalsurgery@bcm.edu





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.