Current Faculty Positions within Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation URMC
Please apply with CV, references and with any questions to:
Rajeev K. Patel, MD Chair
Administrative contact: 585-275-3274
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is tracking on a rapid faculty and growth initiative consisting of a newly renovated 11 private bed acute inpatient brain injury neuro-rehabilitation unit opening in 2023 in addition to our current 20 bed CARF accredited acute inpatient rehabilitation unit.
In addition, a large part of our practice will now be located at the new state of the art ambulatory musculoskeletal building. Within the new surgery center we have our dedicated ORs and interventional spine procedure suites. We will also have outpatient clinics operating out of the brand-new clinical tower starting fall of 2023.
As we continue to expand the faculty and associated support staff, there are increasing opportunities to pursue individual academic, research and scholarly activities. The department of PMR is also an integral part of the University of Rochester's education mission. Faculty will have the opportunity to teach and mentor a variety of medical students, residents and fellows in multiple settings.
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Medicine Subspecialist
This position will provide clinical brain injury expertise within the consult service, acute and subacute inpatient rehabilitation beds, as well as our growing brain injury outpatient populations. This position’s role will have a component of administrative leadership and program development of the outpatient brain injury rehabilitation medicine service line. This position includes the opportunity to interface with clinical trials associated with the Department of PM&R UR Neurorestoration Institute as well as work interface collaboratively with the Departments of Neurology/Neurosurgery Del Monte Neuroscience Institute. This position comes with a faculty appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.
Ideal candidates would be BC/BE and fellowship trained in brain injury and/or a minimum of 5 years of experience managing brain injury patients.
Pediatric PM&R Subspecialist at Strong Memorial and Golisano Children’s Hospital
We are seeking applicants for a faculty position with a primary appointment in the Department of PM&R and secondary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics.
We are seeking expertise with development and management of the growing pediatric inpatient and consultation service as well as the ambulatory pediatric PM&R program. This role carries can carry with it an administrative component as the Chief of Pediatric PM&R with ample opportunity and support to interface with the Department of Pediatrics, Golisano Children’s hospital, the Del Monte Neuroscience Institute, and Rochester Neurorestorative Institute. As a joint appointment with the Department of Pediatrics, this role carries with it an opportunity for a percentage of clinical effort in general Pediatric clinical care, if desired.
Ideal candidates would be BC/BE eligible having completed either a dual PM&R and Pediatrics residency OR a Pediatric PM&R fellowship.
Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine Subspecialist
This position’s role will have a component of program development consisting of building a cancer rehabilitation service line from the University of Rochester’s Wilmot Cancer Institute. The focus will be on developing a cancer rehab consult service, admitting and managing cancer patients into inpatient rehabilitation beds as well as building a robust outpatient practice. This will also include interfacing collaboratively with the Wilmot Cancer Institute. This position comes with a faculty appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in clinical PM&R, with a joint appointment at the Wilmot Cancer Institute, and potential for a secondary appointment with Hematology/Oncology.
Ideal candidates would be BC/BE and fellowship trained in cancer rehabilitation medicine.
Outpatient Physiatry in Beautiful Elmira, NY, Non-Interventional Spine, Pain Management and EMG
This position would also work closely with the Department of Neurosurgery as an outpatient physiatrist to work closely with Neurosurgical faculty members to provide clinical expertise and focus on evaluation and management of spine and pain conditions as well as to perform electrodiagnostic studies in Elmira, NY.
This position comes with a primary faculty appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine Department of PM&R and secondary appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery.
Ideal candidates would be BC/BE with experience in management of spine conditions and performance of electrodiagnostic studies. New graduates are also encouraged to apply.
Interventional Spine/Pain Subspecialist
We are seeking applicants for a faculty position with a concentration in Interventional Spine & Pain Medicine with a primary appointment in the Department of PM&R with a potential secondary appointment in the Department of Orthopaedics. We are seeking expertise to add to our growing PM&R interventional spine program, which is fully integrated as the non-operative component of the University of Rochester Spine Center with the University of Rochester Department of Orthopaedics division of spine surgery.
Ideal candidates would be BC/BE eligible having completed a PM&R fellowship in interventional spine or ACGME accredited Anesthesiology Pain Management fellowship.
Clinical/Administrative/Research FTE ratio would be negotiable dependent on the candidate.
The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and has a strong commitment to diversity.
We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including a relocation stipend, malpractice, CME allowance, NYS licensure, DEA fees, and more. Additionally, the Rochester/Western NY area offers a low cost of living, nationally recognized schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, professional/collegiate sports venues and activities for the outdoor enthusiast including the Adirondack mountains and finger lakes wine region.
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