Paul N. Uhlig,  MD, MPA, FACS

            

EDUCATION

 

     Advanced Degrees

 

Doctor of Medicine

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Kansas City, Kansas

 

Master of Public Administration

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

     Residencies

 

General Surgery/Thoracic Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Indiana University Hospitals

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

      Fellowships

 

Cardiovascular Physiology

University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, California

 

Cardiovascular Physiology

Medical College of  Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION

 

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 

 

CURRENT TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

 

Associate Professor

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

Fellow-American College of Surgeons

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery

Diplomat of the  American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Kansas Medical Society

Medical Society of Sedgwick County

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

King James IV Professorship

Royal College of Surgeons-Edinburgh, Scotland

 

John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Award

National Quality Forum and JCAHO

 

Mary M. Gates Achievement Award

United Way of America

 

Alley-Sheridan Harvard Scholar in Health Policy

Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education

 

Earl Mills Trust Scholarship

Earl Mills Trust

 

National Research Service Award

University of California San Francisco

 

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

University of Kansas School of Medicine

 

Thomas G. Orr Award for Outstanding Student in Surgery

University of Kansas School of Medicine

 

Lewis Ethics Essay Contest-First Place

University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

National Merit Finalist

Wichita High School Southeast

 

 

CURRENT LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

 

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)

Wesley Medical Center   Wichita, Kansas

 

Workforce on Patient Safety and Communications

Society of Thoracic Surgeons  Chicago, Illinois

 

Member-Board of Directors

Center for Health Design  Concord, California

 

Member-Board of Directors

Central Plains Regional Health Care Foundation   Wichita, Kansas

 

Member-Board of Directors

Kansas Learning Center for Health   Halstead, Kansas

 

 

PERSONAL INTERESTS

 

Instrument-rated commercial pilot, woodworking, metalworking,

philosophy of healthcare, collaborative leadership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREVIOUS TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

 

Associate Professor

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Affiliated Faculty

Center for Medical Simulation

Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Associate Professor

Dartmouth Medical School

Hanover, New Hampshire

 

Associate Clinical Professor

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

PREVIOUS RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS

 

Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

PREVIOUS LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

 

Chair-Education Committee

Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education

 

Co Chair-Health Policy Committee

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

 

Steering Committee

Cincinnati Regional Center for Healthcare Simulation

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Chair-Patient Safety Committee

University Hospital

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Co Chair-Performance Improvement Committee

University Hospital

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Associate Chief of Staff

University Hospital

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Medical Executive Committee

Health Alliance

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Medical Executive Committee

University Hospital

Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Chair-Virtual Practice Committee

Ambulatory Practice of the Future

Partners Healthcare

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Steering Committee

Ambulatory Practice of the Future

Partners Healthcare

Boston, Massachusetts

 

CIMIT Senior Advisory Group-Healthcare Without Walls

Partners Healthcare

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Grant Review Panel-Partnerships in Patient Safety

Agency for Health Care Quality and Research

Rockville, Maryland

 

Director-Cardiac Surgery Program

Concord Hospital

Concord, New Hampshire

 

Founding President

Central Plains Regional Health Care Foundation

Wichita, Kansas

 

Chair-Operations Council

Project Access

Wichita, Kansas

 

Director-Cardiac Surgery Program

Halstead Hospital

 

Member-Board of Directors

Hunter Health Clinic

Wichita, Kansas

 

Member-Board of Directors

Wichita Clinic

 

Kansas Health Ethics Advisory Board

Wichita, Kansas

 

Accountability in Health Care Purchasing Work Group

Topeka, Kansas

 

Insurance Committee

Sedgwick County Medical Society

 

WPPA Improvement Task Force

Sedgwick County Medical Society

 

Chair-Experimental Working Group for Better Patient Care

Via Christi Regional Medical Center

 

Physician Leadership Council

Via Christi Regional Medical Center

 

Cardiac Program Steering Committee

Via Christi Regional Medical Center

 

Cardiac Care Council

Via Christi Regional Medical Center

 

Utilization Management Committee

Wesley Medical Center

 

Transfusion Committee

Wesley Medical Center

 

Congestive Heart Failure Committee

Wesley Medical  Center

 

 

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