Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery - LUMC
Loyola University Medical Center - Maywood, IL

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Loyola University Health System and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine seeks an exceptional individual to join the Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Division. Loyola is a busy Level 1 trauma center and ACS/ABA approved Burn Center located in Maywood, on the western edge of Chicago. The Division has an active Acute Care Surgery Service with an in house 24-7 attending presence. There is an ICU fellowship with plans to expand to become an AAST Acute Care Surgery fellowship. The clinical and educational programs are closely aligned with the Burn Shock Trauma Research Institute (BSTRI). The BSTRI programs include ongoing basic, translational and clinical trial activities in wound healing, acute kidney injury, fracture healing and alcohol associated injuries. There are 2 NIH T32 training grants within the BSTI in addition to NIH and DOD etc funding totaling $6.2M (FY12).Since 2010, the Loyola Dept of Surgery has significantly expanded with recruitment of new faculty and reconstituted programs in transplant, plastics, colorectal, HPB, vascular, endocrine and trauma surgery. Loyola is ranked #18 nationally in NIH funding among departments of surgery (FY13; ).

A medical degree and board certification (and/or eligibility) in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care are required. This is a full-time faculty position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States. LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Hospital) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in the Chicago suburbs. LUHS is home to approximately 7000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents/fellows.

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