The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the MetroHealth System (MHS) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine is recruiting for the Inaugural Director of its Sports Medicine Fellowship. Qualified candidates will be board certified in PM&R and Sports Medicine with 5 or more years post training clinical experience. Clinical duties include the ambulatory management of sports injuries and other musculoskeletal conditions, but also may include ultrasound guided procedures and electrodiagnostic medicine. Academic duties include securing ACGME approval and implementation of the Sports Medicine Fellowship. In addition to the training of fellows, teaching responsibilities include medical students and PM&R residents. Protected research time is available for qualified candidates. Academic appointment will be commensurate to experience and qualifications.
Please submit a letter of interest and CV to John Chae, MD, firstname.lastname@example.org
In employment, as in education, the MHS and CWRU are committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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About MetroHealth System/Case Western Reserve U
The MetroHealth System (MHS) includes a 450-bed mission-driven academic medical center and is a federally designated Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model System, a Level I Trauma and Burn Center, a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Magnet certified. The MHS is one of only seven centers in the US designated both a SCI Model System and Level I Trauma Center. The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute (MRI) is the only rehabilitation institute in the world led by two 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. As one of our nation’s first hospital dedicated solely to rehabilitation, the mission of the MRI is to restore function, societal participation and quality of life for persons with significant neurological and musculoskeletal impairments through a transdisciplinary approach that delivers outstanding rehabilitation care, trains the next generation of rehabilitation clinicians and scientists, and discovers new knowledge that translates to clinical practice. The MRI includes a free-standing rehabilitation hospital featuring CARF-accredited inpatient and outpatient rehabilita...tion services, as well as extensive outpatient facilities on the main campus and multiple community-based satellites. Our 67 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds are divided into distinct units for SCI, brain injury (BI) and stroke.
Academically, The MHS has been affiliated with the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine since 1914. The CWRU School of Medicine is a research intensive institution renowned for its innovation in medical education and pioneering research. Teaching affiliates of CWRU include The MHS, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University Hospitals of Cleveland and the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The department of PM&R within the MRI serves as the academic department of PM&R for the CWRU School of Medicine and includes over 45 clinical and research faculty. ACGME training programs include a PM&R residency program and SCI and BI Injury Medicine fellowships. A Pain Medicine fellowship will begin in July, 2019 and Sports Medicine fellowship in July, 2020, pending ACGME approval. The MRI has over $40 million in extramural research funding and is internationally renowned for its basic and clinical research in the application of electrical stimulation for the treatment of central nervous system paralysis and musculoskeletal pain. Further information is available at: http://www.metrohealth.org/rehab, http://casemed.case.edu, www.cleveland.com and http://fescenter.org/