The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are seeking candidates for the following full time faculty positions for our growing department.
(1)Brain Injury Physiatrist – The faculty member will join our established team of brain injury physiatrists and neuropsychologists to support our growing clinical and research enterprise. As a National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Brain Injury Model System program, ample opportunity will be available for clinical research and teaching, including in our ACGME accredited Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship. Our 18 bed locked brain injury specialty unit boasts unit-dedicated therapists and nurses with excellent outcomes, with FIM changes exceeding acuity adjusted national norms. The faculty member will have the opportunity to interact with a dynamic and growing collaborative neuroscience community across the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC for the development of novel clinical programs and research. Candidates should be board certified and fellowship trained, with an interest in both inpatient and outpatient brain injury and concussion management.
(2)General Physiatrist with an interest in Cancer Rehabilitation – The candidate will provide general rehabilitation services with a focus on medical complexity and frailty, and have a consultative and outpatient role at our UPMC CancerCenter, which treats over 74,000 patients annually. The faculty member will have the opportunity to develop new clinical programs at the UPMC CancerCenter and interact with a dynamic and growing community of clinicians and scientists interested in cancer care within the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Candidates should be board certified/board eligible, with an interest in inpatient, consultative, and outpatient management of patients with cancer and medical frailty/general rehabilitation needs, as well as resident and fellow teaching.
The successful candidates must demonstrate strong organizational, communication, teaching and leadership skills. Clinical and academic track appointments are available and each position is well supported by superb staff and facilities. These positions offer a highly competitive salary and generous benefits.
Interested candidates should send a curriculum vita and cover letter to:
Kelsey Shrader, Executive Assistant, Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Centershraderkm@upmc.eduEEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
About University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Our physiatrists (physicians specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation) are experts in the fields of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system, and many other conditions that affect function and mobility. We remain dedicated to developing individualized treatment for patients facing the many challenges of living with limited mobility due to a trauma, illness or disease.