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Chief of Acute Care Surgery

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Join a busy, well established Acute Care Surgery practice at one of the highest volume surgical hospitals in the Northeast.

Hartford Hospital, an 867- bed tertiary care academic medical center, was the first Level I Trauma Center in the city with a population of 127,000 people and a catchment area of 1.5 million.


The Trauma Center located at Hartford Hospital is at the heart of Hartford HealthCare, a six acute care hospital comprehensive and integrated health system. The network is served by Hartford Hospital’s own three helicopter aeromedical service, LifeStar, since 1985. It is part of a larger Trauma Institute that has a proud history as the origin of the ATOM Course, a longstanding footprint in global trauma care, four Surgical Critical Care fellows, two AAST-approved Acute Care Surgery fellows and more recently the Hartford Consensus. The hospital boasts a brand new building housing the Center for Education, Simulation, and Innovation (CESI), one of the most advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. The Trauma Center is one component of an active Acute Care Surgery service of 8 surgeons within a hospital with greater than 106,000 ED visits and over 2000 trauma admissions per year. There are abundant opportunities for trauma-related research, participation in medical education, and academic promotion within the system at the University of Connecticut Medical School.

Ideal candidates would have at least 10+ years of clinical experience, be interested in ongoing clinical duties, have leadership experience within a Division of Trauma or ACS,  Surgical Critical Care and/or ACS fellowships and Board Certification in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Additional requirements would include membership in the American College of Surgeons as a Fellow and in the AAST, and experience/interest in programmatic development.

We offer highly competitive compensation, robust benefits and an exceptional quality of life. Located just two hours from Boston and New York City, we are in the heart of some of New England’s most stunning communities offering your family nationally acclaimed school systems, a choice to live on the shoreline, in vibrant areas, or in a Kiplinger Top 10 Best City to Raise a Family and Travel and Leisure's Coolest Suburb in America.

Please submit a copy of your CV to Jonathan Nye, Physician Recruiter, at [email protected].


Board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care

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