Opportunity Details

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery


Commensurate w/Experience

Faculty (Full-Time), Division Chief of Musculoskeletal Oncology WUSM, Orthopaedic Surgery

The Washington University Division Chief of Muscoloskeletal Oncology in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will be responsible for leadership, strategy, and day-to-day oversight of the Division, ensuring alignment with the goals and objectives of the Department, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

•      Develop and oversee the strategic plan for the growth of the MSK oncology orthopaedic service line locally, regionally, and nationally.
•      Ensure high quality, patient-centered care. The Chief will work to maximize effective care delivery models and staffing to optimize efficiency and patient volume with high patient satisfaction.

• Maintain an environment that prioritizes education for medical students, residents and fellows, and oversee the educational program, including:
- Resident conference schedule participation
- Specialty conferences

•      Develop a culture of collaboration to ensure all faculty are academically productive, contributing to the academic mission, and developing a national profile in orthopaedic surgery.

•      The Division supports investigators with an interest in furthering our understanding of diseases and conditions, including primary and secondary MSK oncology and adult reconstructive surgery.
•      Prioritize diversity and inclusion amongst faculty and staff and ensure equitable clinical care for all patients.
•      Meet with and mentor all members of the Division with the objective of helping faculty members develop and meet personal goals in alignment with the Department goals.
•      Engage each member of the Division for participation in group responsibilities, including assigning responsibilities for call and committee service at the hospitals.
•      Develop a strong working relationship with hospital partners.
•      Work with Department and hospital leaders on special activities that further the Division and Department goals, such rankings. We’re proud to rank #10 in the nation for pediatric orthopedics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and are #1 in Missouri for both adult and Pedicatric orthopedics.



•  Monthly attendance at the Division Chief meeting
•  Participation in quality and safety initiatives
•  Division and Department strategic planning

•  Year-end clinical and financial review meetings with division providers

Barnes-Jewish Hospital:
• Represent the Department and MSK oncology service on hospital medical committees
• Represent the Department and meet with hospital leadership to advance our mission

All applicants must be board certified or board eligible, and must be eligible to obtain a permanent Missouri medical license.

A dedication to excellence in patient care and teaching, and an interest in clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics research.

Please email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Regis O'Keefe, MD, PhD

Fred C. Reynold Professsor and Chair

Department of Orthopedic Surgery



Charles Goldfarb, MD

Professor, Executive Vice Chair

Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Charles Goldfarb, MD





An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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