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Acute Care Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking an exceptional Acute Care Surgeon to join the faculty of a dynamic and growing Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery. Our division provides emergency general surgery, trauma and burn services at UW Health, and elective general surgery services to the Madison area UW affiliated hospitals.

The Acute Care Surgeon will be based primarily at University Hospital, an American College of Surgeons designated Level I Trauma Center and American Burn Association verified Burn Center. University Hospital providers and staff treat more than 3,000 trauma patients each year.

The selected candidate will participate in one or more services within the Division, including Trauma, Burn and Wound, Emergency General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care. The successful candidate will be a highly qualified acute care surgeon committed to delivering high-quality patient care. In addition, competitive candidates will be motivated to develop a scholarly clinical, translational, or basic science research program.

Madison, WI - #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2022)

Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country. The city is also rich with cultural offerings in the arts.

To learn more or to apply for consideration, contact KJ Ellis, Faculty Recruiter at or visit and search Job 287287

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