Program Director General Surgery

Ssinai Hospital of Baltimore
Date Posted: June 17, 2015

SEEKING PROGRAM DIRECTOR IN SURGERY Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is seeking a Program Director for our thriving Program in General Surgery. Sinai Hospital, with its approximately 500 acute care hospital beds is Maryland‘s third largest teaching institution. Sinai is located in the Northwest section of Baltimore and is part of a 5 institution healthcare system, Lifebridge Health, that includes three acute care hospitals, one rehabilitation and one nursing home facility. Besides its program in General Surgery, Sinai sponsors thriving programs in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Opththalmology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and specialty fellowships in Musculosceletal Medicine, Joint Replacement and Reconstruction, Neuro-Urology, Uro-Gerontology, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, and Plastic Reconstructive Occulofacial Surgery. http://www.lifebridgehealth.org/Sinai/GraduateMedicalEducation1.aspx Originally an integrated site for the Johns Hopkins Program in General Surgery, in 2006 Sinai started its own independent 5+1-year program with three residents per year. At the present time the program receives over 800 applications per year; the average applicant considered for interview’s board score is above 230 and that for successful matched candidates over 245; 38% of applicants have additional advanced degrees. Although known for excellent clinical and operative experience [1100-1300 cases per graduating resident], each resident participates actively in research and quality improvement projects and by the time of graduation adds on average over 19 scholarship projects to his/her name. 100% of residents have gone on to excellent fellowships in the fields of their choice at major academic centers across the country in Trauma/Acute Care Surgery, Breast Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Bariatric/ MIS, and Transplantation Surgery). http://www.lifebridgehealth.org/Sinai/SinaiHospitalGeneralSurgeryResidencyProgram.aspx In addition to the residency program, the department maintains an active student curriculum with 50-60 students from Hopkins and international Universities in their 3rd and 4th year core rotations, rotating at Sinai Hospital. The Program Director is supported by an Associate Director, a full-time, experienced Program Administrator, and a 12-division Department of Surgery with nearly 200 surgeons and PA/NP providers, as well as an excellent Graduate Medical Education Department, led by a PhD educator. The hospital is a Level II Trauma Center and maintains active collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland for the purposes of scholarship and certain specialty rotations. 40% of the Program Directors time will be dedicated to the educational program and 60% to clinical time; any surgical sub-specialty interest will be considered. A competitive salary and benefits structure are guaranteed by the financially strong and growing Lifebridge Health System. A Johns Hopkins academic appointment is possible, depending on the PD’s academic record. Sinai is located in the Northwest section of Baltimore with easy access to both major interstates and country roads. Baltimore’s vibrant downtown area and its Inner Harbor are a mere 15-min drive south on I-83. The city’s many diverse neighborhoods hold unique restaurants, shops, theater, music, and festivals. Baltimore is home to the Ravens football team and the major league baseball’s Orioles, soccer’s Blast and lacrosse’s Bayhawks. The Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, and mountains are within less than a two to three hours’ drive, as are Philadelphia and Washington, and New York City is within easy reach by train, bus, or car. For more information: www.lifebridgehealth.org/Sinai/aboutthebaltimoreregion8.aspx. Interested surgeons may contact Mark R. Katlic, MD, MMM, FACS Chairman, Department of Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief 2401 West Belvedere Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215 mkatlic@lifebridgehealth.org

How To Apply

Interested surgeons may contact Mark R. Katlic, MD, MMM, FACS Chairman, Department of Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief 2401 West Belvedere Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215 mkatlic@lifebridgehealth.org

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