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Chair and Professor in Anesthesiology
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Aug. 11, 2020
Title Chair and Professor in Anesthesiology
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Anesthesiology

The UK College of Medicine seeks a visionary Chair of Anesthesiology with a successful record of achievement in academic medicine in anesthesiology. Prior extensive administrative experience as a department chair, division chief, or program director is preferred. The Chair will make vital contributions to implementing the organization’s most critical strategies and will strive to achieve excellence in a full range and quality of measurements. The chair will serve as a liaison between the various surgical departments and centers and the enterprise, reporting directly to the dean of the College of Medicine and the executive vice president for health affairs. In addition, this position will be directly involved with strategic planning and service development, as well as market development and outreach strategy. Planning for future growth and recruitment to accomplish that growth will be integral to the duties of chair of anesthesiology.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with leadership inside and outside of the department to create an infrastructure comprised of high-quality clinical care that incorporates scholarly and teaching activities.
  • Cultivate and maintain professional relationships with clinical leadership, including physician groups, patients, and external entities to foster opportunities for revenue enhancement, enhanced customer service, and to positively impact core clinical measures.
  • Define improved standards of department protocols, goals, and methods for implementation that reflect the department’s vision for regional and national standing as a leader in academic medicine in anesthesiology, as well as a respected service provider in Kentucky.
  • Participate in and help coordinate schedules for clinical coverage.
  • Responsible for quality management and provider performance, including physician, resident, CRNA and APP for the department.
  • Review and report on provider performance annually.
  • Recruit and mentor those of character into a culture of respect, kindness and professionalism, where teamwork, innovation and work satisfaction thrive.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants may direct questions to Lisa Tannock, Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Development, at

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