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Job Title: Gender Affirmation Surgeon
Date Available: Immediately
Location: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL
Description: The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is recruiting a Board certified or in the process of certification plastic reconstructive surgeon with experience in gender affirmation surgery. The ideal candidate will possess strong academic and clinical credentials, excellent communication and organizational skills with demonstrated expertise in facial feminization and top and bottom surgery, including microvascular reconstruction. The candidate should possess outstanding administrative and leadership skills to develop and spearhead a multi-disciplinary Gender Affirmation Surgery program at Rush University Medical Center. This position has unlimited growth potential within our supportive academic environment. The applicant should demonstrate a commitment to academic and scholarly activities in addition to clinical services.

The Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is a rapidly growing program, which is academically focused, and comprised of a group of highly trained faculty with a broad range of clinical interests. The applicant will have access to a wealth of resources, including research support, advance practice providers, a craniofacial orthodontist, and other faculty within the Division and Medical Center with expertise in transgender health.

Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the people and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. The Rush system comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.

Contact: Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to:

Amir H. Dorafshar, MBChB, FACS, FAAP
Professor and Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

Rose Sprinkle
Manager, Faculty Recruitment

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