General Anesthesiologist

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin
Mar 22, 2021
Mar 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) is seeking American Board of Anesthesiology Certified/Eligible faculty candidates for our rapidly growing Division of Adult Multispecialty Anesthesiology.

UW Health is a quaternary-care, level-one trauma and regional stroke-referral center. Members of the Division of Adult Multispecialty Anesthesiology provide anesthesia care across a wide range of surgical specialties including; ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, neurosurgery and vascular surgery. Members also support patient care at a number of out-of-OR locations including interventional radiology, brachytherapy, interventional neuroradiology and gastroenterology.

Division members care for complex patients undergoing a variety of procedures while supervising anesthesiology residents, fellows, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologist Assistants in a physician-led care team model. Resident and Fellow education is a core responsibility. Research endeavors are encouraged. Candidates may choose a clinical or academic track. Academic rank is based on prior experience. The salary and benefits package is highly competitive.

Founded in 1927 as the first academic anesthesiology program in the country, the UWSMPH Department of Anesthesiology is committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating the next generation of providers and advancing the scientific foundation of our discipline. The current leadership team values diversity, transparency, equity and provider wellness. A Department Wellness Committee is tasked with continually evaluating wellness opportunities and specific endowment funds are dedicated to supporting wellness-related initiatives.

The Department features an outstanding and diverse group of more than 90 clinical faculty, several research faculty, 60 residents and fellows, 85 clinical anesthetists, and many nurses, advanced practice providers and support staff. Clinical sites include University Hospital (a 505-bed quaternary-care facility), American Family Children s Hospital (111 beds), The American Center (a 56-bed satellite hospital) and several ambulatory locations. Clinical specialization includes acute pain, adult multispecialty, ambulatory, cardiac, chronic pain, critical care, neurosurgical, pediatrics, pediatric cardiac, pediatric pain, pediatric transplant, transplant and vascular.

The Department is currently developing UW Health s new, comprehensive Pre-Operative Clinic with the goal of increasing pre-surgical consults from today s 6,000 annual visits to more than 22,000. A new, Global Anesthesiology Program is also in development. This program, and its corresponding endowment, will provide a sustainable commitment to service, education and research in low- and middle-income countries for years to come.

Basic research endeavors in consciousness, neuroscience, genomics and pain are supported by National Institutes of Health funding, endowments and a variety of external sources. A robust clinical research program focuses on regional techniques in acute pain management, airway management, COVID management and medical devices.

The nationally-recognized residency program, ACGME-accredited fellowships (cardiac, critical care and pediatrics) and non-accredited fellowships (acute pain, chronic pain, neurosurgical and transplant) are fostered by a culture of inquiry, teaching and learning. Significant professional investment funds, along with a variety of endowments, professorships and lectureships help support faculty, fellow and resident education and research endeavors.

Frequently ranked as one of the best small cities in the United States, Madison, WI is home to more than 500,000 residents and is the second-largest city in Wisconsin. The state s capitol is a picturesque city flanked by Lakes Mendota and Monona and is home to numerous restaurants, cafes, bookstores, brewpubs and shops. Miles of trails connect Madison - and its 250 parks - to surrounding communities and numerous recreational areas making it one of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in the country. Madison is home to the Henry Vilas Zoo, the Memorial Union Terrace, the Chazen Museum of Art, the Overture Center for the Arts, the Madison Children s Museum and Camp Randall Stadium. On Saturday mornings from mid-April through early November, Madison hosts the largest producer-only farmer s market in the United States. Madison and its surrounding communities support highly-ranked public school systems and, of course, the University of Wisconsin and its 45,000 students.

The University of Wisconsin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Candidates must possess and MD, DO, or foreign equivalent. Candidates should also be eligible to apply for a medical license in the state of Wisconsin. Candidates must be American Board of Anesthesiology board eligible.

Applicants should email their CV and Letter of Interest to Joshua J. Sebranek, MD, Senior Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health at

For more information on the UWSMPH Department of Anesthesiology please visit the following sites

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