Academic Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care Opportunity

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
Date Posted: August 5, 2022

The Department of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is seeking an academic surgeon to enhance an established acute care surgery program encompassing trauma, surgical critical care, emergency general surgery, and burns. The candidate should enjoy teaching surgical critical care fellows, residents, and medical students and pursuing research and other scholarly activities within the Surgery Department. The successful candidate will be an MD or DO, have completed an ACGME-approved residency in general surgery, have completed a surgical critical care fellowship, and be board-certified or board-eligible in general surgery and surgical critical care. This is an excellent position that can grow into a leadership opportunity. Opportunity Highlights • Academic leadership potential • Work at a Level I trauma center with 90% blunt trauma • Only ACS-verified Level 1 trauma center for a 270-mile radius • Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery • Opportunity for someone in fellowship to grow into the role • Participate in scholarship, teaching/medical education, outreach, collaborative clinical research, and quality improvement projects • No state income tax in Texas! Community Information – Live and work in West Texas Filled with genuine Southwest hospitality, El Paso, Texas, offers tremendous opportunities, events, and adventures perfect for families and individuals alike. Once you set foot in this inviting community, you’ll feel right at home. • Enjoy a low cost of living in a tort reform state with no state income tax • 300 days of sunshine per year and a mild year-round climate are perfect for enjoying the outdoor amenities that this community has to offer • Exceptional public and private schools as well as higher education institutions • Access to beautiful golf courses and state parks • A short drive to the mountains for incredible hiking, skiing, and white-water rafting • This family-friendly community is often cited as being one of the safest in the country • Local international airport

How To Apply

Interested candidates should contact Ashlie Korb at or (469) 524-1676.

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