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Requisition # 71620

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, September 8th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The Department of Anesthesia of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine seeks candidates for Division Chief in three key subspecialties: Neuroanesthesia, Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesia, and Obstetric Anesthesia.

The Division Chief will be responsible for actualizing the tripartite mission of the Department of Anesthesia (clinical care, education, and research) as it pertains to the subspecialty. These responsibilities include:

  • leading clinical operations to ensure high-quality patient care with efficient utilization of clinical and material resources

  • promoting effective collaboration among our clinical partners

  • facilitating undergraduate and graduate medical education

  • promoting the careers of division faculty

  • promoting research in the subspecialty

The successful candidate will have a record of accomplishment in his/her subspecialty. Together with the Department Chair, the successful candidate will identify Divisional and personal goals and will develop, monitor, and share metrics to track progress on these goals. An appropriate amount of non-clinical time will be allocated in order to support progress toward meeting these goals. The Division Chief will be responsible for providing personal leadership in a way that creates a culture of quality, safety, and scholarship for faculty, trainees, and support staff.

The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is part of University of Iowa Health Care—a fully integrated academic medical center, which includes the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Iowa Physicians, the largest multi-specialty group practice in Iowa. As the state’s only comprehensive academic medical center, UI Health Care is committed to world-class patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is ranked as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” and the No. 1 hospital in Iowa, according to U.S. News & World Report. Many surgical and medical subspecialties are highly ranked. The hospital is one of the largest university-owned teaching hospitals in the United States and is adjacent to the Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. We are certified as a Level I trauma center for both children and adults. The Department of Anesthesia has a distinguished research, education and clinical faculty, and includes national and international leaders in many subspecialty and research areas.

Iowa City is a UNESCO City of Literature, home of the world-renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop, a graduate-level creative writing program. Iowa City is ranked #5 among national college towns for its educated, diverse populace and artsy culture on and off-campus by the American Institute for Economic Research. US News & World report ranks Iowa as #6 for Pre-K through 12 education, and ACT scores from local high schools exceed both state and national averages.

Education Requirement:

  • MD, DO, MBBS or equivalent.

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an approved residency training program in Anesthesiology.

  • Successful completion of fellowship training or equivalent clinical experience in any of the aforementioned subspecialty areas.

  • A significant and demonstrable record of educational or research success.

  • Significant clinical and leadership experience.

  • A demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse, inclusive environment.

  • Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the state of Iowa.


  • Qualified candidates must be certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists or the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology.

  • Internationally-trained physicians who hold an equivalent certification may be considered for appointment.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Kathleen D Guthrie - kathleen-guthrie@uiowa.edu
8484 JCP
Phone: 319-353-7535
Department URL: http://www.anesth.uiowa.edu/

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