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Open Rank Academic Breast Surgeon (FH/FMFH)

Job Description


Position Description:

The Medical College of Wisconsin is pleased to announce our search for a full-time Breast Surgeon faculty member with the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology in the Section of Breast Surgery.  The current group consists of five fellowship trained breast surgeons.  This clinical practice will be based at Froedtert Hospital and Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital.  Applicants with a strong interest in the training of medical students, residents, and fellows are desired as additional responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate medical education.

Fellowship training in either Breast Surgery or Complex General Surgical Oncology with a focused interest in Breast Surgery is required. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree and be Board Certified/Board Eligible by the American Board of Surgery.  Academic Rank and compensation are dependent on qualifications and experience.

Froedtert Hospital & the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Breast Cancer Program was one of the first multidisciplinary cancer programs in the institution and has served as the model for other disease-specific cancer programs.  It offers a comprehensive, experienced team of physicians (radiologists, pathologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists), advanced providers, nurses, genetic counselors, clinical psychologists, and physical therapists who treat all forms of breast disease.  Both hospital sites (Froedtert Hospital & Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital) are National Accreditation for Breast Cancers (NAPBC) accredited sites.  The multidisciplinary team sees over 600 cancers a year and is the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer site that sees the most patients with breast cancer as a single institution in Southeast Wisconsin.  

About the Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery is comprised of 11 divisions, including 9 clinical divisions, a Division of Education, and a Division of Research, including >100 clinical faculty. The Division of Surgical Oncology includes 20 faculty members whose clinical and research interests encompass surgical endocrine, breast, skin and soft tissue, gastrointestinal, and hepatobiliary disease management. 

Under the leadership of the Chair of Surgery, Douglas B. Evans, MD, and Division Chief, Callisia Clarke, MD, the Division of Surgical Oncology is committed to clinical excellence, innovative surgical research, academic achievement/professional development, and surgical education.

To learn more about our department, please visit: www.mcw.edu/surgery. We are dedicated to the principles of equity and diversity and particularly encourage those of diverse backgrounds to apply.


About MCW

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the state’s only private, freestanding medical school and health sciences graduate school. It is widely respected as an academic center of excellence for the education and training of physicians and scientists, development of graduate and undergraduate medical education programs, basic and translational research, and distinction in multidisciplinary clinical programs.  It is ranked as one of the nation’s top 50 academic research institutions. 

MCW has approximately 972 students in Medical School across three academic campuses, nearly 327 graduate students, 130 postdoctoral fellows and 136 pharmacy and allied health students. There are more than 700 physicians in residency training and 200 physicians in fellowship training.

MCW is the eighth largest private employer in the metro-Milwaukee area and MCW has approximately 6,700 faculty and staff.   It also has the largest physician group in Wisconsin and the 14th largest physician group

practice in the U.S. Approximately 1,730 MCW physicians and 840 nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare practitioners care for more than 540,000 patients of all ages annually at Children’s Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital and the Zablocki VA Medical Center and many other hospitals and clinics in eastern Wisconsin.

About Froedtert

Together, Froedtert-MCW delivers world class care in an environment of innovation and discovery. Froedtert Hospital, a 711-bed tertiary care and teaching hospital, has recently been named as one of the top four performing academic medical centers in the nation, winning a Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. Froedtert & MCW also ranked second in the Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Leadership Award.It has been a Truven Top 100 hospital for years running.  Froedtert Hospital is the only adult Level I Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin and the busiest in the state.  Froedtert Health is a $3.38B regional health system that includes Froedtert Hospital, Froedtert Menomonee Falls, and Froedtert West Bend.

About Milwaukee

Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is one of America’s great cities, combining a dynamic urban community with a rich cultural heritage with access to parks, rivers, and other outdoor recreation. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and was recently ranked one of the top 3 “Up and Coming Places to Live in the US” by US News. It is home to corporate headquarters for industry leaders including Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls, Manpower, Harley Davidson, and others.

Milwaukee is a popular venue for sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals; the city is recognized for its museums, fine dining and hotels, professional sports, gardens and parks, and Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens. Milwaukee is a city that cherishes its roots; you'll see revitalized architecture throughout downtown, and a parade of summer festivals celebrate the diverse cultures that made the city what it is today. Milwaukee is also a city that's growing and changing. From major construction projects like a brand-new arena and streetcar, also known as The Hop, to the revival of streets and neighborhood, there's abundant growth in the city.  For those with children, there are several first-class public and private school options.

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to:

Amanda L. Kong, MD, MS, FACS, FSSO, DABS

Professor of Surgery

Chief, Section of Breast Surgery

Division of Surgical Oncology

Office: 414-955-1441

Email:  akong@mcw.edu


Sarah Cousland
Sr. Faculty and Executive Physician Recruiter
Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Wisconsin
Email: scousland@mcw.edu

EOE M/F/D/V

Position Requirements:
Fellowship training in either Breast Surgery or Complex General Surgical Oncology with a focused interest in Breast Surgery is required. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree and be Board Certified/Board Eligible by the American Board of Surgery.  Academic Rank and compensation are dependent on qualifications and experience..

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

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