American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

Number of Positions Offered: 2

Contact Information

Mastery in General Surgery Program Chief

Ronald Stewart, MD, FACS
stewartr@uthscsa.edu

Additional Information

7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mailstop 7840
San Antonio, Texas 78229
210-567-5700
Fax: 210-567-7840

Administrative contact: Diana Morrison, 210-567-1613, MorrisonD@uthscsa.edu

Website

http://surgery.uthscsa.edu/

Program Highlights

The Junior Associate will function as a junior faculty member (academic track) or junior partner (community/private track). The breadth of surgical exposure between the two sites allows for support of the Junior Associate without impacting the operative of non-operative experience of our current trainees. When residents are involved in the care of patients cared for by the Junior Associate, the Junior Associate will be expected to perform at an educational level of a junior faculty member or partner.

Program Description

The Junior Associate will be assigned to one of two tracks: community/private practice or academic practice. The academic track will take place at University of Texas Health Science Center—San Antonio and the community/private practice track will take place at General Surgical Associates of San Antonio.

On both tracks, a progressive, graded responsibility model will be used to gradually develop the Mastery in General Surgery Program toward an independent level of practice.

This program is geared toward physicians aiming to practice general surgery in smaller communities, rural settings, or resource-challenged locations.

Senior Associates

Kent Van Sickle, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Russell L. Woodard, MD, General Surgical Associates of San Antonio