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Temple University Health System

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Opportunity: Academic Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Opportunity Details


Physical Medicine and Rehab


Philadelphia, PA, USA

Job Description

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking a full

time Academic Physiatrist. Clinical responsibilities for this

position include caring for a portion of our 16-bed inpatient acute

rehabilitation unit, conducting PM&R consults in our 500-bed acute

care hospital, and treatment of outpatients post discharge.

Electro-diagnostic testing opportunities exist in the nursing home

environment if desired.

The PM&R Department has a large and dynamic PM&R training program and

a well-respected medical school. The ideal candidate will have a

strong commitment to mentoring and teaching residents, excellent

interpersonal and communication skills, a record of interdisciplinary

collaboration, and have the desire to be integrally involved in

enhancing quality of patient care.

The successful candidate will be BE/BC in PM&R and possess the

credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at a minimum

level of Assistant Professor. Candidates must also have the ability

to obtain medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and

complete contact information to the address below. Personal

statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research

interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity are


Michael Weinik, DO, Professor and Interim Chairperson, Department of

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior

Director, Department of Physician and Faculty Recruitment and

Retention, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140,

Email: ******************************, Phone: ************, Fax:

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.

Client Overview

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) has

been a Philadelphia institution for nearly 115 years and is widely

recognized as an exceptional medical and educational institution with

a diverse, socially-conscious student body, outstanding and prolific

faculty and leading-edge research. Founded to provide access to

professional education for persons of diverse backgrounds as well as

health care to the surrounding, traditionally underserved communities,

LKSOM continues to be a vibrant, dynamic leader in medical education,

research and patient care.

With nearly 1,000 MD and PhD students and more than 600 faculty, LKSOM

produces outstanding physicians from a variety of backgrounds. Like

Lewis Katz, the man for whom the school is named, LKSOMs students and

faculty are legendary for their hard work, dedication and strong

passion for making a difference. It is the fourth most applied-to

medical school in the country, a popular destination for residents and

fellows looking to work in high impact specialties on the front lines

of medicine, and with more than 13,000 alumni, represents a huge

proportion of the physician base in the Delaware Valley. The schools

29 basic science and clinical department and 16 research centers and

institutes offer an incredible breadth and depth of impactful research

and discovery. Its clinical affiliation with Temple University

Hospital, the largest safety net care provider in Pennsylvania, and

Temple University Health System makes it one of the most high-volume

and impactful sites for patient care in the nation.

The School of Medicine is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable

and inclusive environment wherein all faculty, staff and students from

differing backgrounds can excel and achieve their goals. We will work

to continue to build an environment that is inclusive with regard to

race, socioeconomic status, educational status, national origin, age,

gender, faith, gender identity and expression and sexual orientation.

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Community Overview

Well known as the birthplace of American Democracy and the city of

brotherly love, Philadelphia offers a plethora of attractions,

educational opportunities, entertainment, sports, dining, and

shopping. The fifth largest city in the in United States, over 1.5

million people call Philadelphia home and over 6 million people live

the in greater Philadelphia metropolitan area. Centrally located just

about 100 miles south of New York, 133 miles north of Washington,

D.C., and 55 miles from Atlantic City, Philadelphia and surrounding

areas are well accessible by air, rail, highway and public transit.

View Community Profile

Community Links

* City of Philadelphia

* Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

* Greater Philadelphia Interactive Map

* Local News & Events

* Philadelphia Neighborhoods

* Visit Philly

Hospital Overview

Temple Health comprises the health, education and research activities

carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and Temple

University School of Medicine (TUSM).

As one of the region s top academic health systems, Temple Health is

dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting

excellence in medical education and research.

Temple University School of Medicine is one of the nation s leading

medical schools. Each year, it educates more than 700 medical students

and 140 graduate students. Based on its level of funding from the

National Institutes of Health, TUSM is the second-highest-ranked

medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania.

Learn more about Temple Health.


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to

excellence in education, research and patient care, achieved by

faculty, staff and learners who represent and serve our diverse


The School provides:

Education that is patient-centered, instilling in learners the

School s ethic of human service and lifelong learning

Research that advances and integrates basic and clinical science

Patient care that is administered with compassion and

understanding, utilizing contemporary knowledge and techniques

Diversity Statement

Located in the heart of an economically distressed and diverse urban

area, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is

acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related

to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally

responsive healthcare. In response, we will address issues to promote

health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development,

and research. We recognize that an environment enriched with persons

from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances

scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and

responsive healthcare workforce.

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University values and

embraces a diverse community reflected by individuals race,

ethnicity, culture, gender, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity,

gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, language,

national origin, religious affiliation, spiritual practice, mental and

physical ability/disability, and age. In response to the needs of our

local community and patient population, we will concentrate our

recruitment and retention efforts on students, residents, and faculty

who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/ Latino, and/or

educationally and economically disadvantaged, while also being

intentional in our efforts to create an inclusive and welcoming

environment for women and LGBT students, residents, faculty, and


We are committed to achieving a climate of inclusion that respects and

affirms diverse backgrounds and life experiences. We recognize that

excellence in all aspects of education, training, research, and care

delivery can only be achieved when all students, faculty, staff,

community members and patients experience authentic connection and

engagement; feel supported; and are encouraged to participate and

contribute to creating health equity.

For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of

Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and&

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Hospital Links

* Fox Chase Cancer Center

* Jeanes Hospital

* TUH-Episcopal Campus

* TUH-Northeastern Campus

* Temple Health Center City

* Temple Health Elkins Park

* Temple Health Ft. Washington

* Temple Health Oaks

* Temple Physicians

* Temple ReadyCare

* Temple Transport Team

* Temple University Hospital


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Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and Temple University School of Medicine.

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