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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Surgery – General Surgery

Updated: Jan 11

Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and Indiana University Health Physicians are actively recruiting a full-time board certified/eligible General Surgeon to join the faculty as a Clinical Instructor to fulfill the role as Surgery Team Lead for the AMPATH partnership in Eldoret, Kenya.


As the Surgery Team Lead, you will support the tripartite mission by providing exceptional clinical care, educating future clinicians, and promoting advances in research. You will have the opportunity to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and support sustainable systems and protocols of care. In addition, you will function as an ambassador, driver, and guide of the educational mission between North American institutions and Kenyan partners of AMPATH.

Your clinical responsibilities as the team lead will be to provide supervision for registrars, medical officers, clinical officers, medical students, and others and assist in providing high quality care for patients on the wards, clinics (general surgery and surgical oncology), and to western Kenya via outreach.  You will also take call as a partner in the department, as primary duties allow, and no more than equitably shared among colleagues.


In addition, you will function as a visiting lecturer to the Moi University (MU) Department of Surgery and Anesthesia and become a member of the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) Division of General Surgery.  You may serve as a faculty mentor for Masters of Medicine (MMed) thesis projects. In this role, you will encourage the selection of research topics that are meaningful, yet of a scope that can be accomplished within one year. In addition, you will foster skills in review of literature, study design, data collection and interpretation, and presentation.


As a part of the Indiana University School of Medicine Division of General Surgery and Indiana University Health Physicians, you will receive a competitive salary and academic rank commensurate with your experience. 


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