Chair, The Department of Surgery

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County / Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County
May 21, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
University Hospitals Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University are currently inviting candidates for the position of Chairman of the Department of Surgery. The Department of Surgery was founded in 1834 and enjoys a rich and illustrious history including several notable Chairs. The Chair of the Department of Surgery oversees faculty in 10 Divisions including Cardiac Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, and Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy both at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and within a 14 hospital system throughout northeast Ohio. The Department has a strong tradition of surgical education, and longstanding educational collaborations with Metrohealth Medical Center and the Louis B. Stokes VA Medical Center. The successful candidate will be an accomplished surgeon with National and International recognition and a vision and drive to navigate the complexities and changes of our modern healthcare environment. University Hospitals (UH), is a comprehensive health care system with $3.5 billion in annual revenues, almost 25,000 employees, and a national reputation for providing the highest-quality health care. UH is an integrated system with 14 medical centers, 26 outpatient health centers, eight urgent-care centers and more than 230 physician offices across Northeast Ohio. The system’s flagship hospital is UH Case Medical Center, one of only 18 hospitals in the nation on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report 2013-2014 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. This 1,036-bed academic medical center is the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. UH Case Medical Center also earned the 2012-13 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize – the most prestigious national award for leadership and innovation in quality improvement and patient safety. UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, on the UH Case Medical Center campus, ranks among the country’s Best Children’s Hospitals, according to U.S. News and The Leapfrog Group. UH’s reputation for clinical breakthroughs, community engagement and patient-centered care of the highest quality have inspired 65,000 individuals, corporations and foundations to provide more than $1.1 billion in philanthropic support to Discover the Difference: The Campaign for University Hospitals over the past eight years. Interested individuals are invited to send a letter of interest and CV (electronic submission preferred) to: Warren R. Selman, M.D. Harvey Huntington Brown Jr., Professor and Chairman Department of Neurological Surgery Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, University Hospitals Director, UH Neurological Institute 11100 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106 In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.