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OGB Medical Director Sought


The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is conducting a search for a full-time Medical Director of Operation Giving Back (OGB), Division of Member Services. The individual selected for this position will be based in the ACS headquarters, Chicago, IL, and will work with staff throughout the organization.

The OGB Medical Director is responsible for the strategy, design, development, and implementation of the College’s humanitarian programs. OGB programs include voluntary clinical care, education and training, and disaster response. The Medical Director will facilitate and integrate ACS members into the humanitarian efforts of the College, publicize the contributions made by ACS members, and underscore the essential role of surgery in global health care. Frequent contributions to the medical literature are required, as are oral presentations to a broad range of audiences. The Medical Director also will maintain an OGB website informing ACS Members of opportunities for humanitarian outreach.

OGB strives to leverage the surgical community’s passion, skill, and humanitarian calling to meet the needs of medically underserved populations. The program provides the tools necessary to facilitate humanitarian outreach among surgeons of all specialties at all stages of their career and promotes both domestic and international service.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a statement of interest to Applications will be accepted through May 30. View the full job description online at

The American College of Surgeons is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, AA/EEO/M/F/D/V.)

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