A unique opportunity for a qualified Abdominal Transplant Program Director is presented by Transplant Management Group on behalf of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin in partnership with Seton Healthcare Family, a part of Ascension. Dell Medical School is seeking a visionary and dynamic surgical leader for its new abdominal transplant program at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. This represents an exciting opportunity in a rapidly growing market for which the partnership has committed significant resources to build a regionally and nationally recognized transplant center.
In collaboration with hospital and medical school leadership, this faculty position will lead the creation and start-up of an abdominal transplant program. Beginning with an adult kidney transplant program, the partnership envisions a stepwise approach to implementation of a multi-organ transplant center in subsequent years.
This position will report to the Chief Medical Officer of Dell Seton for clinical duties, to the President of Dell Seton for administrative duties, and to the Chair of Surgery and Perioperative Care for academic duties.
Board certified or eligible by American Board of Surgery in General Surgery (or equivalent)
Completion of an ASTS accredited fellowship or equivalent training in Transplant Surgery
5 years of post-fellowship experience with abdominal transplantation in a leadership role
Qualify as Primary Transplant Surgeon under UNOS Bylaws
Qualify for unrestricted medical licensure in Texas and Medical staff membership at DSMC
Eligible for appointment as an Associate Professor or above at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Health System and Partnerships
As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation’s leading research universities, the Dell Medical School is creating innovative new models of care delivery, excellence in health care and biomedical research, and programs in interdisciplinary and interprofessional education.
Dell Medical School is the fifth medical school in the UT System and the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. The new Director will have the full array of collaborative opportunities for interprofessional research and teaching across the University of Texas.
Seton is part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system. In Texas, Ascension operates Providence Healthcare Network in Waco and Seton Healthcare Family in Austin. With 11 hospitals, including the region’s only Level I adult trauma center and the region’s only comprehensive pediatric hospital and pediatric Level I trauma center, a mental health hospital, specialty and primary care clinics, Seton serves an 11-county population of more than 2 million people each year. Seton partners with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and shares a common vision of transforming healthcare through a focus on quality and value. As part of this innovative partnership connecting healthcare and education, doctors train other doctors, conduct groundbreaking research and implement new treatments. In 2017, Seton opened Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas at Austin, a 211-bed teaching hospital located on the newly designated campus for the Dell Medical School; the hospital is currently expanding to add 15 beds in preparation for the development of transplant services.
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Barry Marshall – TMG Senior Consultant & Executive Recruiter
The University of Texas at Austin values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. This position is security sensitive; conviction verification will be conducted on applicant selected.
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About Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin in partnership with Seton Healthcare Family
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin in partnership with Seton Healthcare Family, a part of Ascension