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Medical College of Wisconsin - Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Milwaukee, WI

Job Description

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) seeks an innovative, dynamic Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine to continue to advance the research, education, clinical and community missions of a nationally recognized department.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a visionary and inspirational leader well versed in the needs of a thriving and growing emergency medicine department.

MCW is a private, nationally recognized, freestanding institution widely respected as an academically productive center for the education and training of physicians; the education and development of investigative scientists and researchers; graduate and undergraduate medical education programs; basic and translational research initiatives and overall clinical excellence.  It is the largest research institution in Eastern Wisconsin and the cornerstone of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus.

The Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to excellence in clinical care, education and research.  It has the distinction as one of the top 20 NIH funded departments of emergency medicine in the country.  The Department has grown in its 20+ years to a team over 40 faculty striving to provide collaborative cutting edge patient care of the highest quality and improve the health of the communities they serve.  The Department also provides medical direction for a number of regional EMS agencies that cover a population of one million, an air medical program that spans two states, as well as emergency readiness through regional coalitions and public health preparedness.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding clinical and academic leader with demonstrated ability to set a vision, effectively inspire, manage and mentor.  He/she will be an individual who has a passion for providing outstanding care; a desire to improve systems and processes to maximize efficiency; the leadership to engage faculty and hold them accountable; and an enduring commitment to providing an environment conducive to maximizing education and growing research.

Confidential inquiries, nominations, expressions of interest and candidate materials (including a letter of interest and CV) should be submitted via email to the MCW search consultants.  Please contact Linda Komnick, Dr. Elizabeth Frye, through the office of Vinny Gossain at and phone 630-575-6957.

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