Erlanger Health System and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga are seeking an exceptional Sports Medicine physician to join their collegiate practice. Family Medicine physicians that have completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship and have a passion for patient care and equally impressive clinical competence should apply.Sports Medicine Program OverviewWe treat the total athlete – Sports injuries can have many causes – impact, poor training, using improper gear – and can affect much more than our bones and muscles. UT Erlanger offers the region’s only multi-specialty sports medicine program. This means our orthopaedic surgeons team with other sports medicine specialists in cardiology, neurology, and athletic medicine to treat the total athlete.We treat the top teams – UT Erlanger includes orthopaedists who are fellowship trained in sports medicine and who serve as sports medicine providers for the region’s top teams including The University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Bryan College, Covenant College and many area high schools. This comprehensive level of care has also helped make UT Erlanger the official medical provider for prestigious events like the USA National Cycling Championships and Ironman Chattanooga. At Erlanger, you’ll receive care from physicians who have served professional sports teams and Olympians.
Team Physician for Division I Football, Men's and Women's Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track, Wrestling and Intramural Sports Injuries.
Associate Head Team Physician for 3 universities, and 8 local high schools & growing!
Outreach program consists of 10 athletic trainers
Family Medicine academic appointment opportunities are available
Primary Care Based Clinic - 60-70% Sports Medicine / 30-40% Family Medicine
Benefits of Working at Erlanger Health System
Excellent compensation and benefits package
Sign-on Bonus Available
Clinical Research Available
Erlanger is the only Level I Trauma Center in a 100 mile radius.
Erlanger is a teaching hospital and is affiliated with UTCOM Chattanooga.
Erlanger/UT Chattanooga offers 10 residency programs. Currently employ 270 physicians and are growing each year.
Chattanooga has a thriving economy with a low cost of living and no TN state income tax.
100 miles to Atlanta, 130 miles to Nashville
Erlanger Health System – Dramatically Different Erlanger is a non-profit, academic teaching center affiliated with the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine. Erlanger is also a Level-One Trauma Center for adults and the only provider of tertiary care services for the citizens of an entire four-state region, encompassing southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina. With a history that dates back more than a century, Erlanger is the 7th largest public hospital in the U.S., and recognized as one of the nation's finest public hospitals and a leader in healthcare.
MD or DO degree
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine & Sports Medicine
Family Medicine Trained
Sport Medicine Fellowship Trained
Ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Tennessee & Georgia
Ideal candidates will have an interest in teaching residents, athletic trainers, and basic science research
Erlanger is a non-profit, academic teaching center affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Erlanger is also a Level-One Trauma Center for adults and the only provider of tertiary care services for the citizens of an entire four-state region, encompassing southeast Tennessee, north Georgia, north Alabama and western North Carolina. With a history that dates back more than a... century, Erlanger is recognized as one of the nation's finest public hospitals and a leader in healthcare.
Each year, more than a quarter of a million people are treated by the team of healthcare professionals who are part of Erlanger.