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Program Director, General Surgery - Columbia, MO, USA

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Program Director, General Surgery

Department of Surgery, University of Missouri

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The University of Missouri Department of Surgery is seeking outstanding candidates to serve as the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency Program . This is an exciting opportunity to innovatively lead the program into the future and have real impact on the future of surgical care. The Department and Institutional GME support a collaborative approach into the structure, design and implementation of contemporary training and performance evaluation initiatives. Two associate program director positions are in place for development of future program directors and assistance in day-to-day operations of the training program. The program director must meet ACGME requirements, and model and hold others accountable to our core values of Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, Excellence.

General Surgery Residency Highlights:

  • Graduate 4 chiefs annually, with 7 preliminary residents annually
  • Clinical rotations at University of Missouri, Harry S. Truman VA, and a private-practice rotation in Springfield, Missouri
  • Supportive research opportunities in surgical education
  • Dedicated simulation space in the $305M NextGen building with up to 6 operating rooms capable of dry, wet, and live tissue training
  • Robotic support and dedicated simulation
  • Funded monthly live tissue training
  • Protected resident educational time
  • Robust didactics with engaged faculty
  • Department-supported SCORE, TrueLearn, and SIMPL collaboratives
  • Residents boast 80th percentile in case numbers, with at least 150% over ABS minimums in all defined case categories 100% 5-year board pass rate
  • Family atmosphere with residents who are excited learn


Candidates must meet ACGME requirements and have demonstrated clinical, educational, and administrative experience. Additional training and certification in Colorectal, Acute Care, Minimally Invasive or Surgical Oncology desired but not required.

Interested Candidates should contact:

Stephen L. Barnes MD FACS

Chair, Hugh E Stephenson Department of Surgery

(573) 882-4158

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Employer: University of Missouri Healthcare
Location: Columbia, MO, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Hospital Administration
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