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Academic Division Chief Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jul 11, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
Position Type

UMass Memorial Health is seeking a leader to join the Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation in the Division Chief role for Orthopedic Trauma.

We are the health and wellness partner of the people of Central Massachusetts, the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts, and the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School.

We have a long-standing history of excellence in clinical care and in orthopedic training for

residents, fellows, and medical students. Along with the Division of Rheumatology, we form the renowned UMMS/UMMHC Musculoskeletal Center of Excellence. You will not find a larger, more comprehensive group of orthopedic subspecialists in Central New England.

Join our redesigned and modern comprehensive service staffed with fellowship trained traumatologists. Learn more below.

  • Our facilities include new, state of the art operating rooms with all appropriate specialties on site, an Emergency Department built to accommodate over 100,000 patient visits per year, comprehensive imaging facilities and a life flight service based at the hospital.
  • Our University Campus is a specifically designed, ACS-certified Level One Trauma Center with our elective service on another site.
  • The clinical service is very busy with a larger volume of high energy blunt trauma than other more urban sites.
  • Clinical and Basic Research opportunities are extensive in this stimulating and collegial academic environment. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and
  • Candidates must be Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and licensed or eligible for

licensure in Massachusetts. Candidates should demonstrate a track record of formal or informal leadership roles and also possess a commitment to excellence in patient

care, research and teaching.

  • Competitive compensation package with an extensive benefits package with compensation incentivized to benefit productive clinicians.
Why UMass:
  • Centrally located in Massachusetts, UMass is the premier health care system in the region, noted for our academic excellence and leading cutting-edge research.
  • Many of our physicians are both clinicians of UMass Memorial Health and faculty of UMass Chan Medical School. As such, we serve as the bridge between both institutions, working collaboratively as physicians and researchers from different specialties and areas of expertise.
  • All of us are continuously learning, therefore we prioritize physician professional development

to invest in the growth of our doctors.

  • As a Lean organization, UMass Memorial Health is committed to constant
  • Each one of us contributes to shaping a culture that promotes kindness, respect, tolerance, partnerships, and inclusivity.
How to apply:

Should you have any questions regarding the position or any complications submitting an application with us, please feel free to reach out to Carmen Sanderson, Provider Recruitment at or call/text 774-525-1935

Standards Of Respect

We are committed to fostering and embracing a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Creating a diverse environment of professors and clinicians who offer unique insights and perspectives as we teach the next generation of physicians is critical to our mission. We are engaged in multiple initiatives with UMass Chan Medical School and with UMass Memorial Health to expand the diversity within our Medical Group in the spirit of inclusivity.

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