Gender Affirmation Surgeon
The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is recruiting a board certified/board eligible 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.
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
Rush University Medical Center
More about Rush University Medical Center:
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.
Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.
Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.
Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.
The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.
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