Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Family Medicine/Sports Medicine Faculty Opportunity

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/19/2021 9:11 AM)
Specialty Area
Family Medicine

Summary of Position

Department of Family & Community Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Temple University - School of Medicine


Title: Develop an integrated Sports Medicine program for Division I Athletics Program and Family Medicine Residency


Outstanding Family & Sports Medicine Faculty Opportunity at Leading Academic Medical Center
Temple Health
Philadelphia, PA


Summary of Opportunity


The Department of Family & Community Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking  candidates for the Facultiy role in Family and Sports Medicine.
• Expand the Sport Medicine Service Line to areas within Temple University and Temple Health to include, Temple Faculty Physicians, Temple University Health System, Campus Health Services and Temple Athletics.
• Serve as Lead Team Physician for Temple University Athletics to include role of NCAA Health Care Administrator.
• Act as supervising physician for Temple University athletic training staff, graduate assistants and students.
• Provide oversight and development of policies and procedures to foster organizational growth in accordance with local and national standards of care.
• Maintain an active clinical schedule within the Family Medicine Residency program to provide patient care to meet demands of patient access.
• Collaborate in the development of the sports medicine program within the Department of Family & Community Medicine.
• Function as the team physician and director of athletic medicine for Division I athletics within Temple University.


The Department of Family and Community Medicine is an ACGME-approved 6/6/6 Residency Program that serves a major educational role in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University with involvement in each of the four years of the curriculum. We also maintain a clinical practice on the Temple University Health Sciences Campus and participate in clinical and educational research. Additionally, our 6 faculty members are involved in several community outreach programs within the North Philadelphia area.


Our overall goal is to educate medical students, residents, and physicians to work in today's dynamic healthcare environment. This requires an understanding of how psychosocial issues influence health, a sensitivity to the needs of both patients and communities, and attention to the economics of health care delivery.


Candidate Qualifications

• An M.D. or D.O. with active board certification in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
• Previous academic experince to support rank.  
• In possession of or eligible to receive and unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
• Support and promulgate diversity among faculty, staff, students and patients.
• 5 years of experience in a ACGME accredited Family Medicine Residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship as Fellowship Director, Program Director or Assistant Program Director preferred.
• 5 years of supervisory, management or leadership experience with exemplified excellence of emotional intelligence and verbal/written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to create and foster positive relationships with stakeholders, including patients, community, healthcare providers, support staff and administrators.
• Current knowledge/experience in areas of crisis management, emergency preparedness, national issues, industry trends, best practice standards of primary healthcare, health/wellness, college health, sport medicine and health insurance related to NCAA athletics.


Benefit Highlights/Summary

• Generous Vacation, Holiday, Sick and CME Time

• Compensation and Academic Rank commenceable with experience.
• Health Insurance (Independence Blue Cross), Delta Dental and Vision
• Tuition Remission
• 403b – defined contribution with generous employer match


Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.
Giving its patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for its clinical care, research, and medical education.


Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered, please complete the online application.


Application materials should include a current curriculum vita and cover letter stating your area of expertise and qualifications. 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:


David O’Gurek, MD, Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine, C/O William Mawhinney, Sr. Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: William.mawhinney@tuhs.temple.edu Phone: 267-454-1996 Fax: 215-707-9452


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


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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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