Division Chief of Regional Anesthesia

Stanford, California
Associate Professor: $440,000–$450,000; Professor: $462,000–$483,000
Jul 08, 2024
Sep 30, 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Division Chief of Regional Anesthesia

The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University seeks an MD/DO (or foreign equivalent), board-certified (or equivalent) anesthesiologist who is eligible for a California license or exemption to join the Department as the Division Chief of Regional Anesthesia appointed in the University Medical Line or the Clinician Educator Line.

  • The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
  • The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.


Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful applicant must be fellowship-trained or have equivalent experience in regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine, be committed to clinical and scholarly excellence, and have a history of leadership and accomplishments in the field of regional anesthesia. The applicant's commitment to the growth of the academic program is paramount to advance patient care, drive innovation, and mentor future leaders. Patient care at Stanford Medicine requires fostering a collaborative culture and engaging with other clinicians across several departments. The successful applicant will spend a significant portion of their clinical time in regional anesthesia. The Division Chief will represent the department and its faculty and oversee clinical care, operations, strategy, education, faculty development, and scholarly efforts.

The Division of Regional Anesthesia provides care to a wide variety of patients needing peripheral nerve and fascia plane blocks, neuraxial anesthesia, and other regional analgesic techniques in the inpatient and outpatient settings. The division educates medical students, residents, fellows, and others, and aims to generate innovations that move the subspecialty forward. The faculty in the division contribute to many aspects of patient care, including perioperative pain assessment and management, acute pain consultation, clinical pathway development and revision, and collaboration with a dedicated inpatient acute pain service. The ACGME-accredited fellowship program trains future experts in regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine. The high volume and breadth and complexity of cases provide ample opportunities for impactful scholarship, benefiting from innovative and collaborative research programs within and outside the Department.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

The Anesthesiology Department, School of Medicine and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found at https://ideal.stanford.edu/about-ideal.

To apply, upload a CV and a letter statement of interest:

Please contact Dr. Ellen Wang (lnywang@stanford.edu) or Dr. Alex Macario (amaca@stanford.edu) with any questions.

The expected base pay range for this position is

  • Associate Professor: $440,000–$450,000
  • Professor: $462,000–$483,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

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