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Sports Medicine - Physician

Company: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Department of Family & Community Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Assistant Professor (or higher rank) of Family and Sports Medicine.

--- 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 has 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 faculty members are committed to 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
--- Possess academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher
--- In possession of or eligible to receive an unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
--- 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.
--- Support and promote diversity among faculty, staff, students and patients. Demonstrated ability to create and foster positive relationships with stakeholders, including patients, community, healthcare providers, support staff and administrators.

*Preferred Qualifications*
--- 5 years of experience in an ACGME accredited Family Medicine Residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship as Fellowship Director, Program Director or Assistant Program Director.
--- 5 years of supervisory, management or leadership experience with exemplified excellence of emotional intelligence and verbal/written communication skills.

*In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive suite of benefits* - including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more - the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple's mission-driven culture to provide and promote world-class equitable patient care, research, and medical education. The program also provides mentorship opportunities for new faculty. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

*Procedure for Candidacy*
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.

Application materials should include: a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your qualifications and professional goals; three professional references, names/contact information; and a statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.

Please address all applications to: Nina O'Connor, MD, Professor, Chair, Family and Community Medicine, C/O April Morton, Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

For confidential inquiries and/or questions about the opportunity, please contact April Morton.

We are especially interested in 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.

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.

Keywords: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia , Sports Medicine - Physician, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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