Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burn Surgeon
Department of Surgery
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Summary of Opportunity
The Department of Surgery, at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a fellowship trained Trauma, Critical Care (CC) and Burn Surgeon to join its team oriented faculty. The successful applicant will provide state-of-the-art care for the critically injured throughout all phases of recovery at Temple University Hospital (TUH), a 746-bed tertiary facility Level I trauma center located adjacent to the Medical School on the Health Science Campus. The selected candidate will diagnose and treat patients with burns ranging from critically ill acute burns of any etiology to outpatient minor burns in our community. The new faculty member will also perform general emergency surgery and share equitable burn and trauma call with the group. The hospital is fully committed to providing the highest level of care for its trauma, burn and surgical critical care patients. The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.
Applicants must possess an MD or MD/PhD with active board certification in General Surgery, BE/BC in Trauma/CC, is preferred, in possession of or eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and credentials that will quality for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor. In addition, it is strongly preferred that qualified applicants have fellowship training in burn and a strong familiarization with the standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the burn field.
Temple University Hospital has a specialized and highly sophisticated burn care facility—the Temple Burn Center. It's the region's only burn center at a Level 1 trauma center. And it's the only burn facility in the area to be affiliated with an academic medical center.
Verified by the American Burn Association the Temple Burn Center offers a wide range of care—from high-level trauma and ICU care for severely burned patients to outpatient care for those with less severe burns. All burn patients treated in the Temple University Hospital emergency room are fast-tracked and seen by Burn Center specialists, ensuring the highest level of care.
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.
Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.
Procedure for Candidacy
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita three professional references names/contact information. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.
Please address all applications to: Lisa Rae, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical Director, TUH Burn Unit, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .