Chair of Surgery

Morehouse School of Medicine | Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: November 09, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28991


Chair of Surgery

The Opportunity

The new Department Chair must be a compelling and innovative leader and talented surgeon whose passion for the educational, clinical, and research missions energize the faculty, staff, and learners, focusing their efforts on a strategic vision of excellence in all missions.

Reporting to the new Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean (EVP/Dean) of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), Dr. Adrian Tyndall, the new Chair of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Service for MSM Surgical Services at Grady Health Care will serve as the Surgeon in Chief for MSM and will partner with the EVP/Dean in articulating, directing and executing on the clinical vision, mission, and strategies for the Morehouse School of Medicine. 

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate must be collaborative and able to lead an efficient and effective surgery program with the highest standards of clinical outcomes in a complex and dynamic environment. Successful Chair candidates will be recognized as outstanding clinically active leaders in surgery and have an excellent track record in clinical care, research and teaching within a nationally recognized surgical program, including:

  • M.D. degree or equivalent foreign degree, 
  • Current board certification in General Surgery and/or a related surgical subspecialty area; and
  • An appropriate record of scholarship, teaching, and service to meet the requirements for Full Professor at MSM.

The Organization

The Department of Surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine is leading the creation and advancement of health equity by providing underserved patient populations with access to comprehensive and innovative surgical care. Home to an accredited Surgery Residency Program and with clinical affiliations at Grady, Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Piedmont Main Hospital, and Dekalb Medical Center, our cadre of board-certified, nationally and internationally trained surgeons provide inpatient and outpatient services 

Morehouse School of Medicine is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians and was recently recognized as the top institution among U.S. medical schools for its social mission.

The Region

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia. Situated among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Atlanta features unique topography that includes rolling hills and the most dense urban tree coverage in the United States. Atlanta also offers premier neighborhoods and shopping areas along with popular major sports teams and easy access to nearby coastal areas.

This search is being led by the Executive and Physician Leadership Search Group of AMN Leadership Solutions, a division of AMN Healthcare. AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in total talent solutions for healthcare organizations across the nation. 

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