Urologist with FPMRS-focus, Assistant/Associate/Full ProfessorDescription
The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School in conjunction with Ascension Texas is recruiting a Board Eligible / Board Certified Urologist with a focus on Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPRMS), either with fellowship training or sub-specialty certification. Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level, commensurate with experience. We seek individuals with excellent clinical skills, a passion for education, potential for scholarly contributions, and commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.
About Dell Medical School
As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation s leading research universities, the Dell Medical School with a commitment to advance health equity as well as diversity and inclusion, pursues innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education. It is the fifth medical school in the UT System and the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has already been made to enable the development and success of the Dell Medical School. The School is partnering closely with the community and regional healthcare providers and payers to provide new and equitable models for health promotion, healthcare delivery, and clinical care for the community s underserved population. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system.
About the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care
The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care is comprised of faculty in diverse specialties (anesthesiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, emergency medicine, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and urology) with a focus on delivering outstanding care to the community.
The Department s priorities are:
- To develop new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value.
- To educate and train future health care leaders.
- To develop research programs to evaluate new care delivery paradigms.
This faculty member will be an integral part of the rapidly expanding urology practice. The current Dell Medical School urologic service, which operates as part of the Ascension Texas network, is composed of a specialist in minimally invasive surgery / endourology, a specialist in male reconstructive urology, and a specialist in urologic oncology. There is a large, unmet need for both complex female pelvic reconstructive surgery, voiding dysfunction, and neurourology in our system. The individual should have interest in designing and implementing a comprehensive program in female pelvic reconstructive surgery and neurourology from the ground up by partnering with urologists, gynecologists (including FPRMS fellows affiliated with the Department of Women s Health), neurologists and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists.
- Serve as the Urologist clinical content expert on female pelvic reconstructive surgery and neurourology for Dell Medical School and Ascension Texas.
- Coordinate the design and implementation of a comprehensive program in female pelvic reconstructive surgery and neurourology.
- Assist in the training and management of a new clinical team.
- Participate in strategic planning and other efforts directly tied to the development and growth of a new practice in female pelvic reconstructive surgery and neurourology.
- Develop partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers in Austin and Central Texas.
- Train and mentor medical students, residents and fellows on new models of care and clinical practice.
- Participate in the development and implementation of Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education curricula related to evaluation and management of female pelvic reconstructive surgery and neurourology.
- Develop and foster an atmosphere of scientific and academic inquiry in conjunction with trainees and researchers within the multidisciplinary team.
- Collaborate with other schools at The University of Texas at Austin on multidisciplinary, value-based care models
- Develop and support current and new research infrastructures to evaluate clinical outcomes and other scholastic pursuits
- Actively participate in the academic department by all required departmental policies.
- Integrate an equity framework of health and health care into all aspects of medical education, clinical, research, and community impact.
- Other related functions as assigned.
- Medical degree from an accredited medical school
- Eligibility for full Texas Medical Board Licensure
- Current Board certification by the American Board of Urology, or eligible for certification by having passed the Qualifying Examination
- Fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, or sub-specialty certification in the same
- Eligible for faculty appointment at the University of Texas at Austin