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Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

Thank you for your interest in the chair position in the Department of Anesthesiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. This position will provide visionary leadership for clinical, research, and academic excellence for the Department of Anesthesiology at UMMC.

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UMMC is the state’s only academic medical center, Level I Trauma Center, Children’s Hospital, Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and offers a host of complex programs and services that the citizens of Mississippi can only find through UMMC. Click here to access UMMC's Strategic Plan.

The Department of Anesthesiology at UMMC has approximately 50 clinical faculty and 90 nurse anesthetists and nurse practitioners who provide full-service specialized care including acute pain services, cancer/chronic pain services, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology anesthesia, outpatient surgery anesthesia, conscious sedation, general/geriatric anesthesia, and critical care medicine for UMMC’s adult and pediatric patients, as well as subspecialized care in such areas as neuroanesthesia, transplant anesthesia, cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. Nearly 45,000 procedures were performed in the most recent year, in addition to 17,000 consults and 8,500 pain clinic visits.

This position will work collaboratively with physicians, clinical leadership, administrators, front-line staff, and other stakeholders to support the clinical mission of UMMC in improving the life of Mississippians by providing exceptional patient care. The chair will also oversee and promote the Department’s research and education activities, including its reputable residency and fellowship programs that currently have 38 GME trainees and eight fellows.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the core mission and vision of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and its three mission areas – healthcare, research, and education. UMMC commits to attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and student body in order to achieve mission-driven outcomes among the UMMC community and beyond.

For a full job description, including educational and experience requirements, or to apply for the Chair of Anesthesiology position, please click the button below.

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