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The Program in Trauma at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is currently seeking a candidate for a full-time position as an Attending Physician/Trauma Surgeon at Prince Georges Hospital Center (PGHC), located in Cheverly, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC. PGHC, a Level II Trauma Center, is an acute care teaching hospital and regional referral center, and is one of the busiest trauma centers in the State of Maryland and the surrounding DC Metro Area.

Responsibilities of this position include Trauma Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Resident/Student Education, and Clinical Research. Requirements include Board Certification/Eligibility by the American Board of Surgery with added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care; Fellowship training in Trauma/Surgical Critical Care; related work experience; and demonstrated commitment toward clinical research. Applicants with Surgical Critical Care experience will be most competitive.
This position includes an academic appointment with the University of Maryland School of Medicine; rank will be commensurate with experience and training.

Interested applicants should send or email a letter of inquiry and current curriculum vitae (CV) to: Sometheak "Summy" Phang, Physician Recruitment Specialist, at

The University of Maryland is an EOE/AA/ADA and encourages minorities to apply.

Hospital Description

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus.

The hospital provides comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community and tertiary care for Maryland and the surrounding area. The hospital has more intensive care beds than any other hospital in Maryland.
University of Maryland Medical System is a multi-hospital system that has genuine impact throughout our State...and beyond. Our twelve outstanding hospitals and numerous ambulatory centers not only offer you a choice of locations from urban to suburban and rural but also a choice of practice settings, including academic, teaching, and community. Since our inception as a private, not-for-profit corporation in 1984, we have pursued a clinical vision of providing measurably safe and quality care to the citizens of the State and region. Our goal is and always has been that every patient receives the same high standard of care, no matter where or when they make use of our services. Our focus on excellence in care quality and safety is evident in everything we do: from our application of evidence-based medicine aimed at reducing hospital-acquired infections, to continuous improvements in our operational design, facilities, and technologies. In fact, our efforts in quality improvement have allowed us to achieve mortality and unplanned readmission rates below benchmarks available from other Maryland hospitals. We're extremely proud of our successes to date. However, we know that achieving our clinical vision cannot happen without active physician leadership and support. To that end, we strive to recruit physicians committed to excellence in both clinical quality and service. And we give them the support they need to take their career and to take patient care to new levels together.