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|August 1, 2021|
|Institution:||University of Michigan Hospital|
|Location:||Ann Arbor, MI|
|Description:||Clinical Instructor at the University of Michigan will benefit from training at one of the longest standing gender confirmation surgery centers in the United States while continuing to advance and innovate within the field.
Our gender confirming surgery clinical lecturer offers comprehensive training with the following aspects:
Clinical Instructors will receive an extensive exposure to all aspects of gender confirmation surgery, including chest masculinization, chest feminization, facial feminization, penile inversion vaginoplasty, revision vaginoplasty, minimal depth vaginoplasty, metoidioplasty, phalloplasty, scrotoplasty, and complex urethral surgery. Our program has an integrated phalloplasty clinic with Urology, so the clinical lecturer can seamlessly integrate into cases with both specialties.
Our center is one of the oldest in the United States and has been in operation since the mid-1990s. Therefore, clinical lecturer have the ability to learn from surgeons with decades of experience in gender confirmation surgery. On average our team performs 3 chest surgeries, 2-3 genital surgeries, and 1-2 other gender confirmation cases weekly. Our team members are highly integrated into academic gender surgery, and fellows will receive exposure to research training and conferences.
Clinical Instructors are expected to be involved in teaching with residents and medical students. They also have the unique opportunity to serve as a clinical lecturer in plastic surgery with their own general plastic surgery clinic and cases and are integrated into the faculty call pool.
UM CGSP Surgical Team:
Gender confirmation surgery clinical instructor is 1 year position from August 1 through July 31.
Training includes weekly general plastic surgery conferences, monthly journal club, and robust case experiences.
Example of weekly schedule:
Research & Academic Opportunities
Clinical Instructors will be set up to succeed academically in gender confirmation surgery. Under the guidance of mentors, clinical instructor are expected to actively engage in research aimed at improving the field of gender surgery.
Research focuses on:
Our previous clinical instructor have been very productive academically during their training.
Salary & Benefits
How to Apply
Applicants should forward a personal statement explaining their background and career goals, an updated curriculum vitae, and letters of support from their Chief of Plastic Surgery and their residency program director to:
|Contact:||William M. Kuzon, Jr., MD, PhD
Reed O. Dingman Professor of Surgery
Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan
2130 Taubman Health Care Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5340
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