Oct 08, 2022

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • University of California San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA
Orthopaedic CHAIR

Job Description

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco The School of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF School of Medicine) seeks an outstanding individual to lead its internationally recognized Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The successful candidate will have a national reputation as a visionary leader in academic medicine and the field of orthopaedic surgery, with strong administrative and organizational skills. The individual chosen will hold responsibility for the overall direction of this distinguished Department and will: • Provide visionary leadership with future-oriented thinking about the direction of the field of Orthopaedic Surgery • Act collaboratively and makes decisions based on what will bring the greatest benefit to the Department, the School, and the overall institution, balancing the needs of the department with the needs of the School and University • Demonstrate full commitment to cultivating, a diverse, equitable and inclusive climate • Actively foster a climate that is supportive of professional development and mentoring for faculty, staff and learners • Promote teamwork and collaboration both within the department and between/among other departments in all aspects of academic and clinical functions • Cultivate relationships across the campus among other departments and schools, across the UC System, and with colleagues at national and international levels • Participate in various leadership forums within the School of Medicine, the clinical enterprise, and the campus, to facilitate the successful execution of the Department’s and School’s mission, goals, and values. An MD (or equivalent degree) is required. About the UCSF School of Medicine: Consistently ranked among the nation's top medical schools, the UCSF School of Medicine earns its greatest distinction from its outstanding faculty. Our academic health system is successful because we are able to recruit the best and brightest faculty, staff, and learners from around the world, who set standards for and provide the highest quality patient care, train the next generation of healthcare professionals, conduct cutting edge biomedical research, and guide health policy throughout the nation and the world. The executive search firm Korn Ferry is assisting the UCSF School of Medicine with this important search. To submit nominations or an application, please contact Alana Aisthorpe [email protected]

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