The Chair of Orthopaedics has direct responsibility to build and lead all orthopaedic programs including all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving the faculty/physicians of the Department of Orthopaedics with responsibility for the continued development of an academically distinguished department. The Chair serves as a member of the senior leadership team of the School of Medicine that establishes the education, research and outreach priorities and leads efforts to ensure the competitiveness of the medical education program. As Chair, s/he is responsible for oversight and management of the Orthopaedic faculty while advancing innovative scientific research programs.
As Chief of Orthopaedics for Emory Healthcare, the Chair also works closely with the Physician Group President to ensure high quality orthopaedics service to all patients, to coordinate orthopaedics services across all medical facilities, and to exercise appropriate operational and financial management of Orthopaedic physicians and services. The Chair works closely with the Dean of the Emory School of Medicine to develop the academic and research programs involving orthopaedics care and plan new Orthopaedics programs and services.
As a premier academic department, Emory Orthopaedics strives to excel in patient centered evaluation and management of musculoskeletal problems for patients, in education, and in discovery through research. The physician faculty is composed of doctors highly trained in management of musculoskeletal disorders from several specialties including Family Practice, Rehabilitation Medicine, Neurosurgery and all subspecialty areas of Orthopaedics Surgery, including General Orthopaedics, Adult Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, Hand & Upper Extremity, Musculoskeletal Oncology, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Podiatry, Spine, Sports Medicine and Trauma.-A qualified candidate will hold an MD or MD/PhD degree, be a board certified physician and a nationally recognized Orthopaedic Surgeon who will hold privileges to provide patient care throughout Emory Healthcare. The individual will provide senior leadership in all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving orthopaedics for the faculty of the Department of Orthopaedics, with responsibility for the continued development of an academically distinguished department of Orthopaedics for the School of Medicine of Emory University. Candidates should possess a minimum of ten (10) years of clinical/educational/research leadership experience. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with direct administrative experience to include a broad understanding of complex health strategies and issues challenging the field of Orthopaedics and its medical education programs.-77415BR
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