Director of Pancreas Transplantation - Primary Pancreas Transplant Surgeon

George Washington University
Washington D.C.
Apr 05, 2021
May 05, 2021
Organization Type
University and College


Director of Pancreas Transplantation - Primary Pancreas Transplant Surgeon

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is seeking a full-time faculty member in the Department of Surgery to become Director of a new pancreas transplant program at George Washington University Transplant Institute. The MFA is an independent, non-profit clinical practice group affiliated with the George Washington University; our kidney transplant program is nationally recognized and rapidly expanding. The Department of Surgery’s faculty are committed to patient care; cohesive and focused team building; administrative leadership; resident, fellow, and medical student education; and scholarly activities that advance clinical medicine.

The Director will have the responsibility of working with the George Washington University Hospital and the George Washington University Transplant Institute to build a preeminent pancreas transplant program. The Director will establish policies for the proper pre-operative, peri-operative, and post-operative care of pancreas transplant patients. Applicants possessing a strong background in abdominal organ transplantation, as well as exemplifying excellent communicative and leadership skills are welcome to apply as well as applicants who are eager to build and lead a multi-disciplinary team to establish a leading transplant program in the country. This position is non-tenure track and will be made at a rank (Assistant/Associate Professor) commensurate with experience. It will be located at our main campus in Foggy Bottom, Washington DC.  

Basic qualifications: Applicants must be board certified or board eligible by the time of appointment by the American Board of Surgery, and eligible for a DC medical license at the time of appointment. Applicants must have completed accredited fellowship training in kidney and pancreas transplant surgery, and demonstrated satisfactory pancreas transplant experience as documented by clinical expertise and peer references; excellence in teaching as evidenced by teaching evaluations; excellence in research as evidenced by scholarly publications or works in progress; and excellence in clinical care as evidenced by experience, fellowships, and references. Applicants must also be currently involved in and have performed at least 20 pancreas transplants and 10 pancreas procurements as primary surgeon over the most recent 5-year period and maintained a working knowledge of all facets of pancreas transplant patient care.

Application procedure: To be considered, please complete an online faculty application at   and upload a curriculum vitae and cover letter that includes your skills and experiences as they relate to each of the basic qualifications. Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The George Washington University and the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers that do not unlawfully discriminate in any of their programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.