The University of Washington's Department of Family Medicine is seeking a full-time sports medicine faculty member to further develop sports and musculoskeletal medicine within the Family Medicine Residency. The faculty member should have an MD, or equivalent, with a certificate of added qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine. They should have skill in resident and fellow teaching, and experience in care of Division I athletes. In addition, he or she should be competent in both procedural and diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound. Competence in ECG interpretation in athletes as well as VO2 max and performance testing. Responsibilities will include: 1) seeing both sports medicine and general family practice patients in the residency outpatient clinic 3 half days a week which may be a combination of direct patient care and precepting, 2) inpatient attending (adult medicine and obstetrics) duties and call commensurate with other residency faculty members, 3) seeing patients in the stadium sports medicine clinic 3 half days a week 4) care of elite athletes in the athletic training room 2 hours a week and event coverage, 5) leading and revitalizing the sports medicine curriculum within the residency 5) ongoing research and 6) and mentoring residents, medical students and interested undergraduates in research projects.
The appointment will be non-tenured at the assistant professor or associate professor level in the clinician-educator track. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. If the candidate is a physician, they must be board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine or equivalent.
The position will remain open until filled. Applications, including a letter of interest and CV, or requests for further information should be directed to Matthew J. Thompson, MBChB, MPH, Professor and Acting Chair, University of Washington Department of Family Medicine, Box 356390, Seattle, WA 98195, 206-543-3101, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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