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Chair - Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin
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Jun 3, 2021

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Obstetrics / Gynecology
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Chair – Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health invites applications and nominations for the position of chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob-Gyn) is a fixture of women’s health locally and around the world. As a robust and growing academic department, it houses clinicians, researchers, and educators who carry out its missions in patient care, education, discovery, and women’s health advocacy.

A key feature of the department is its institutional setting within a top-tier university and the nation’s first School of Medicine and Public Health. Department faculty and staff cover seven clinical care and research divisions.

The department, empowered by a culture of respect and integrity, continually innovates in the areas of patient care and education. Medical students experience obstetrics and gynecology in rotations and the department also houses a top-tier residency program, which has several unique features. The department also manages numerous specialized research, training, and care groups and clinics.

The chair will be an innovative leader in the field of obstetrics and gynecology and champion outstanding qualities of strategic management and leadership. They will possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion and to furthering the department’s culture of teamwork and collaboration.

The successful candidate will maintain the department’s premier status by pushing forward its mission to provide innovative medical training, pursue cutting-edge research, enhance learning and advocacy experiences, eliminate women’s health disparities in Wisconsin, and contribute expertise in service of bettering human health.

Applicants must have a MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent degree(s); board certification; eligibility for a

Wisconsin Physician license; have a substantial record of achievement in administrative leadership, clinical care, teaching across the full continuum of learners; and a strong academic background that would qualify for appointment as a tenured professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

An extended leadership profile, university and department overview, community details, and application links can be found at:



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