Chair of Department of Neurological Surgery and Surgical Director of the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin
The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a national leader in Neurological Surgery for the role of the inaugural chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery and Surgical Director of the new Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences.
The Chair of Neurological Surgery and Surgical Director of the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences, will report directly to Dean Clay Johnston and work closely with the Chair of the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care to recruit and build a nationally recognized Department of Neurological Surgery. He or she will co-lead the design, development and implementation of an multiple Integrated Practice Units (IPUs) to provide evidence-based, multidisciplinary care for patients with a variety of neurologic diseases develop and implement a multi-disciplinary research program; and oversee undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education related to the surgical treatment of neurologic disease.
An initial $50 million gift from James and Miriam Mulva, to be further supplemented with University of Texas at Austin and philanthropic resources, will catalyze the development of a world-class center for the treatment and study of neurological diseases that builds on existing strengths across the University of Texas at Austin and in the community. The Surgical Director will be the inaugural Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Dell Medical School and work collaboratively with Chairs of Neurology and Psychiatry to lead the Mulva Clinic in shaping interdisciplinary clinical, research and teaching programs in Neuroscience. Consistent with Dell Medical School’s mission, the Mulva Clinic will pursue innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in clinical care and biomedical research, and programs in interdisciplinary and interprofessional education. The School is partnering closely with the community and regional healthcare providers and payers to provide new models for health promotion, healthcare delivery, and clinical care for the community’s underserved population.
Medical degree from an accredited medical school
Board certification in neurosurgery
Eligible for appointment as tenure-track faculty, Professor rank
Record of leadership and achievement in academic medicine
Experience leading neurological surgery programs in matrixed organizations.
Administrative experience leading academic Departments
Experience with value-based care delivery and integrated practice models
Outstanding track record of translational research and mentoring in neurosciences
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