Seeking Vice Chair and Director of Research, Rehabilitation Medicine
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center located in Rochester, NY is seeking applicants for the position as Vice Chair and Director of Research, Rehabilitation Medicine. The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is tracking on a rapid growth initiative. This newly created Vice Chair and Director of Research position will provide clinical and administrative leadership to all existing acute and subacute inpatient rehabilitation beds and faculty and well as interface closely with medical center senior leadership in the development of an already approved acute inpatient subspecialty neurorehabilitation unit opening F21. This role carries with it an appointment as the Director of PM&R research with ample opportunity and support to interface with the Del Monte Neuroscience Institute, the Rochester Neurorestorative Institute, as well as with the Dept. of Orthopaedics Center for Musculoskeletal Research, annually among the top 5 NIH funded Orthopaedic research programs nationally.
Ideal candidates would be BC and fellowship trained and/or a minimum of 5 years of experience managing BI and/or SCI patients. Clinical:administrative:research FTE ratio would be negotiable and commensurate to research experience and productivity. Ideal candidates would also have a keen interest in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and medical students, particularly with respect to research.
We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including a relocation stipend, malpractice, generous CME allowance, and more. Additionally, the Rochester/Western upstate NY area offers a low cost of living, nationally recognized schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, professional/collegiate sports venues and activities for the outdoor enthusiast including the Adirondack mountains and finger lakes wine region.
Please apply with CV, references and with any questions to:
Rajeev K. Patel, MD
Chair, Department of PM&R
Administrative contact 585-275-3274
Internal Number: 002
About University of Rochester Medical Center
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. It forms the centerpiece of the University of Rochester’s health research, teaching and patient care missions.
URMC includes Strong Memorial Hospital, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, with its faculty practice (University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group), and the University of Rochester School of Nursing.