The Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) has an exciting opportunity for an academically oriented Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician to join our Orthopedic Sports Medicine Department.
The ideal candidate will provide the highest quality of clinical care; have a strong interest in education and the pursuit of academic and scholarly activities. The position will include outpatient care and collegiate & high school game coverage. The Faculty member will be responsible for performing outpatient non-operative orthopedic/sports medicine treatment to patients in the department’s three locations. Faculty member will perform post-concussion management, joint injections, casts/splinting, ultrasound guided injections and related procedures. Faculty member will have completed an ACGME accredited Fellowship Program in Sports Medicine and a related Residency Program. Faculty member will be responsible for teaching residents, medical students and physician assistant students in the clinical practice. The selected candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a multidisciplinary, diverse environment. Applicants are required to be BE/BC in Sports Medicine and eligible for medical license in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME and disability at group rates, and more, – the position offers:
A uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members;
vibrant clinical and educational programs – providing exceptional education to a diverse body of medical students and residents and state-of-the-art health care to a diverse patient population;
Opportunities also exist for engagement in research and candidates with interest in publishing or participating in research is preferred, not required.
Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Temple University Hospital has a strong tradition of providing the highest quality resident education and clinical service. The department was built under the direction of our first chairman, John Royal Moore, MD and was carried to the forefront of orthopaedic education by his successors: John W. Lachman, MD and Michael Clancy, MD, and Joseph Thoder, MD. This is an exciting period of expansion for Temple Orthopaedics. Our faculty continues to grow at Temple University Hospital as well as at our clinical partners at the Shriners Hospital for Children, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and Abington Memorial Hospital. This growth is highlighted by the Department’s shift to help anchor the newly established Boyer Pavilion on the Temple University Hospital campus. As we continue to grow into the next millennium, our tradition of excellence also continues to grow stronger. In addition to a variety of clinical actives, we are committed to the education and training of future medical professionals. We offer a comprehensive residency program providing diverse clinical experience in a major urban tertiary hospital along with the opportunity to participate in research programs directed by industry experts.
Procedure for Candidacy
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.
Your application will not be considered complete and until you have submitted all of the required documents and information. All documents must be in PDF format.
Application materials should include a curriculum vita, personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals and research/teaching interests, three professional references names/contact information and a statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.
Please address your application to: J. Milo Sewards, MD, Professor, Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, C/O William Mawhinney Senior Recruiter, Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.
COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Location/Region: Abington, PA (19001)