Division Chief & Service Line Director, Solid Organ Transplant Program

On behalf of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Health and Children’s Wisconsin, we are pleased to announce the international search for the new Division Chief and Service Line Director for Solid Organ Transplant. We welcome your interest in what we believe to be one of the top leadership roles available in academic transplant surgery.


The Solid Organ Transplant Director will be responsible for the direction of the Transplant Program at the Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Wisconsin. Priorities of the new Director will be to increase the transplant program case volume, increase national visability, develop a collaborative and robust effort for scholarship related to research and education across departments, institutions and optimize transplant programs in conjunction with the MCW Departments of Surgery, Medicine and Pediatrics. Additional long term goals would be to become a destination of choice for adult and pediatric transplantation in the Upper Midwest and develop a brand and care delivery model that is unique, highly desired and valued by patients, employers, and insurers.


A successful candidate should possess many, if not all, of the following qualifications:

  • A MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree; process qualifications for a MCW faculty appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank.

  • While the position is open to all solid organ transplant surgeons, those with both specific interests and surgical skills in liver transplant and hepatobiliary related surgery and procedures are encouraged to apply.

  • Leadership in complex, multi-faceted university, academic medical center, with demonstrated strategic and implementation skills.

  • Demonstrated personal and professional commitment to valuing diversity and promoting inclusion by modeling and fostering diversity and cultural proficiency.

  • An entrepreneurial, collaborative, creative and driven spirit.

  • A distinguished academic and professional career, including teaching, research, and clinical experience.

  • Superior track record in building and/or contributing to collaborative team cultures.

  • Solid business acumen, financial budgeting, and resource management skills.

  • Ability to articulate a compelling vision and implement a strategy that engages and advocates for faculty, staff, students, partners, and donors alike.

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop talent.

  • Unquestionable integrity and personal ethics.

  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written.


Medical College of Wisconsin:

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the state’s only private medical school and health sciences graduate school. Since 1893, MCW has been a leader in patient care, research, education, and community engagement. The core of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin is academic medicine, which brings together scientists, clinicians, students, and community members to solve challenges in health and society. MCW is a diverse group of thought leaders collaborating to build a healthier world. Every study we conduct, every patient we see, leads to new learning and a continuous cycle of life-changing knowledge.


Froedtert Health:

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Froedtert Health is a regional, integrated health care organization providing a comprehensive range of health-related services, including hospitals and health centers, home care, laboratory, health insurance, employer health services and workplace clinics, and digital health solutions. Under the "Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin" brand, Froedtert Health partners with MCW, eastern Wisconsin’s only adult academic medical center, to provide consumers a choice that is unique in the region: an interconnected academic health network where care is provided system-wide with an academic medicine approach.


Children's Wisconsin:

Children’s Wisconsin is a 298-bed nationally recognized pediatric hospital adjacent to Froedtert Hospital. Children’s Wisconsin is a magnet accredited, Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Level I Designated Children's Surgery Center and the region's only independent healthcare system, dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. Over 500 pediatric specialists provide complex care in a high performing children’s health system that has a total operating revenue greater than $1 billion.

To Apply

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Nominations and applications, including current curriculum vitae and a cover letter stating qualifications and reasons for interest in the role, may be submitted to Wesley Millican, MBA, CEO and Physician Talent Officer, CareerPhysician, C/O Kerry Henry at Kerry@careerphysician.com. All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant. We are dedicated to the principles of equity and diversity and particularly encourage those of diverse backgrounds to apply.


The Medical College of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment whose qualifications are commensurate with anticipated job responsibilities and position requirements will be considered and treated equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity and/or expression, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.


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