Director, Division of Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
MetroHealth System and Case Western Reserve University
January 6, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) of the MetroHealth System (MHS) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is recruiting for the Director of its Division of Musculoskeletal (MSK) Rehabilitation. Qualified candidates will be board certified in PM&R and Sports Medicine with academic credentials and national reputation commensurate to appointment to Associate Professor or Professor. The Director of MSK Rehabilitation will also serve as the inaugural Sports Medicine Fellowship Director.
The Director will contribute substantially to the MHS’s Neuromusculoskeletal Service Line by leading the delivery of outstanding MSK rehabilitation services in the following Centers: Sports Medicine, Hand & Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity & Arthroplasty, Pain & Spine, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. The Director will lead a team of physiatrists and collaborate with colleagues in Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Pain Anesthesia and Therapy services. The Director’s primary clinical duties will be sports medicine and the outpatient management of other musculoskeletal conditions, but may also include interventional spine, ultrasound guided procedures, and electrodiagnostic medicine.
The Director will also be responsible for developing a research program focused on Sports Medicine and MSK Rehabilitation. Therefore, a track record of extramural funding as Principal Investigator is highly desirable. Dedicated research time and funding are available for qualified candidates.
Please submit a letter of interest, CV and contact information for three references to: John Chae, MD Director, MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute MetroHealth System Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 4229 Pearl Road Cleveland, OH 44109-1998 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In employment, as in education, the MHS and the CWRU School of Medicine are committed to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine
Academic credentials and reputation commensurate to appointment to Associate Professor or Professor
About MetroHealth System and Case Western Reserve University
The MHS includes a 450-bed mission-driven academic medical center and is a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a Level I Trauma Center and a federally designated Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model System Center. The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute (MRI) is a free-standing rehabilitation hospital featuring CARF-accredited PM&R inpatient and outpatient services. Our 67 acute inpatient rehabilita...tion beds are divided into distinct units for brain injury (BI), stroke and SCI with extensive outpatient facilities on the main campus and multiple community-based satellites.
The MRI is the only Rehabilitation Institute in the world led by members of the National Academies, John Chae, MD of the National Academy of Medicine, and P. Hunter Peckham, PhD of the National Academy of Engineering. The Institute includes over 40 clinical and research faculty, a PM&R residency, a SCI Medicine Fellowship, a BI Medicine Fellowship and more than 300 nursing, therapy and support staff. The MRI has over $30 million in research funding and is internationally renowned for its clinical research in the application of electrical stimulation for the treatment of central nervous system paralysis and chronic musculoskeletal pain. The department of PM&R presently ranks #5 in NIH funding among PM&R departments in U.S. Medical Schools. Cleveland is rated as one of the most livable cities in the nation. Further information is available at: http://www.metrohealth.org/rehab, http://casemed.case.edu and www.cleveland.com.