The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking a qualified Physiatrist with Graduate Medical Education leadership experience to lead our residency program. Successful applicants must have the following qualifications:
Applicants must be Board certified/eligible in physical medicine and rehabilitation with expertise/experience with clinical activities including acute care consultation, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation.
At least three years of documented specialty expertise
At least three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience from another ACGME accredited residency/fellowship program.
Documented scholarly activity/participation, within the past five years, in at least one of the following areas listed below:
Publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, or chapters in textbooks;
Publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at local, regional, or national professional and scientific society meetings; or
Participation in national committees or educational organizations
Key responsibilities for this position include:
Prepare and implement a comprehensive, effective, and well-organized educational curriculum
Oversee and ensure the administration of high quality didactic and clinical education
Facilitation and management of external training and educational experiences
Selection and management of program faculty with development and educational oversight, particularly focused on scholarly activity
Lead the annual recruitment and selection of program candidates through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
Ensure compliance with both the Institutional and ACGME stated requirements and expectations
Develop and maintain policies and procedures consistent with the institutional and program requirements (e.g. resident clinical and educational work hours, clinical work environment, etc.)
Participation in regular evaluation of the program’s residents and faculty in relation to the educational objectives of the program and the ACGME’s milestones for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Assess the technical competence and clinical capabilities of each resident
Participating in departmental leadership meetings
This position is open rank and open tenure, and appointment rank and tenure will be at a level consistent with the applicant’s accomplishments. The department offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and education and travel funds. The successful candidate is immediately eligible to participate in the department’s faculty incentive program focusing on scholarly and teaching activities.
UAB is a nationally recognized medical center with six health-related schools, a comprehensive liberal arts college, school of business and engineering, and a graduate school and is Alabama’s largest employer. UAB was also named America’s No. 1 Best Larger Employer by Forbes. Based upon an intensely collaborative and interdisciplinary culture, UAB’s robust research enterprise receives more than $450 million annual in external funding. UAB is also a large contributor to the economic strength of the region, with a statewide economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disability and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.
Interested candidates should submit their application via PeopleAdmin using the following link. https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/8934
Internal Number: F1535P
About University of Alabama at Birmingham
The UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at Spain Rehabilitation Center, is one of the Southeast’s foremost providers of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation. UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center also is the hub for UAB’s Traumatic Brain Injury Model System and Spinal Cord Injury Model System. Each Model System is nationally recognized for providing a multidisciplinary system of rehabilitation care, ranging from emergency services through rehabilitation and reentry into full community life.
With more than 1,300 full time faculty and almost 1,200 medical and graduate students, the UAB SOM ranks eighth among public medical schools in NIH funding. UAB's long partnership with its community has led to the economic, cultural, and social renaissance of Birmingham as the region has grown from primarily a steel-based economy to a thriving nexus of research and development, medicine, banking and other service industries. Birmingham has more green space per capita than any city of its size in the country.