Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Interventional Spine Physiatrist

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/5/2019 9:35 AM)
    Specialty Area
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Summary of Position

     The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) at Temple University has a tradition of training high quality PM&R residents. Founded in 1901, LKSOM is recognized nationally for providing top tier education for medical students. Based on its level of funding from the National Institute of Health, LKSOM has ranked number 2 among medical schools in Philadelphia and number 3 in Pennsylvania by U. S. News and World Report. In addition, Temple University Health System (TUHS) is recognized for providing innovative high-quality healthcare to hundreds of thousands of Americans in the greater Delaware Valley region. LKSOM and TUHS offer some of the most advanced medical innovations available. With its integrated health services, TUHS is widely regarded as a leader in the delivery of comprehensive healthcare services.

    Position Overview

    The Department of PM&R in LKSOM at Temple University is seeking a full time fellowship-trained interventional spine physiatrist.  The primary focus of this position is on outpatient musculoskeletal and spine management in collaboration with surgical colleagues. There are also opportunities for teaching residents and medical students, and for collaborative research.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • MD/DO
    • ABPMR board certification or eligibility
    • Pennsylvania state medical licensure or eligibility
    • Successful completion of interventional spine fellowship
    • Competent in full spectrum of fluoroscopic-guided spinal procedures
    • Competent in musculoskeletal injections
    • Competent in electrodiagnostics (EMG/NCS)
    • Credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at a minimum level of Assistant Professor


    Procedure for Candidacy

    To be considered, please complete the online application. Application materials should include a current curriculum vita and letter of interest summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity are encouraged.


    Please address your application to:

    Sam S. H. Wu, MD MA MPH MBA, Incoming Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu .


    For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


    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.


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