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Current Opportunities


Academic Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Assistant Professor, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Posted October 2021

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking candidates for a tenure eligible Assistant Professor position to start September 2022. This clinical faculty position is responsible for providing exceptional patient care in the management of orthopaedic sports medicine with a commitment to musculoskeletal research.

The selected candidate will join a group of 30 orthopaedic faculty who share emergency call coverage at a Level 1 quaternary care trauma center. The candidate will see patients in our newly constructed UVA Orthopaedic Center Ivy Road, a 200,000 square foot facility housing all adult orthopaedic subspecialties, physical therapy, operating rooms, conference space, prosthetics and orthotics, and a sports medicine center within it for both orthopaedic and primary care sports medicine and concussion care. The candidate will perform surgery in both the in-patient and the out-patient areas of the UVA Health System. Opportunities for coverage of high school and college athletic teams will be a key part of the position, with a primary role at James Madison University and potentially a support role at the University of Virginia.

The Sports Medicine Division currently has five surgeons, three physician assistants, and three sports medicine fellows to manage the patient population. Research will be supported by a team of two athletic trainer-research assistants plus a PhD research director for orthopaedic clinical trials research. 

Salary and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications. The position will remain open until filled.

Minimum Requirements
Education: Candidates must have an MD and be board-eligible or board-certified. A fellowship in the sub-specialty of Sports Medicine is expected as well as evidence of academic productivity. 
Experience: Qualified applicants must have demonstrated clinical expertise and have demonstrated the ability to perform quality basic scientific or clinical research. A fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine is expected. Evidence of academic productivity is expected. Training and exposure in the broad range of surgical techniques is preferable, particularly as it relates to hip arthroscopy, knee and shoulder reconstruction, and care of injured athletes. 
Licensure: Candidates must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Virginia and be board-eligible or board-certified.

Application Instructions

External applicant please apply through Workday and search for requisition #R0028386. Internal UVA applications please apply through your Workday home page and search for requisition #R0028386. Complete the application online, and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

For further information about the positions and application process, please contact Carley Pavelka Bacher,  Administrative Manager Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 434-243-0291.
For questions about the application process, please contact Margaret Weeks.


Clinical Assist/Assoc Professor – Sports Medicine, Shoulder
The University of Michigan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery is looking to add to our team.  We seek an academic surgeon with shoulder reconstruction fellowship training and a demonstrated commitment to research and teaching.  We can offer a wide variety of clinical and research opportunities that are centered at MedSport, the University of Michigan Sports Medicine Center.  MedSport serves a diverse community from children with sports injuries to the active senior, from recreational to the elite athlete.  The Center offers orthopaedic and primary care sports medicine care, along with athletic training and rehabilitation services, and presents excellent opportunity for clinical and basic science research.  We provide team coverage to the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, USA Hockey, and regional high school athletic teams.  

Candidates should have an M.D. and be board certified, or eligible for certification in orthopaedic surgery; should have completed an ASES-recognized shoulder and elbow fellowship program.  Candidate will be expected to seek membership and advancement in the American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES).  They should hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the State of Michigan.

Candidates should demonstrate outstanding teaching and clinical care abilities and have associated research interests as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals and evidence of ability to obtain external funding. It is desirable for candidates to have experience and skill caring for patients from diverse backgrounds and working with/mentoring diverse populations in academic training.

If you are interested in a challenging surgical practice in an excellent environment with endless research opportunities, please contact us at cjberrig@umich.edu and/or apply online at https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/201228/clinical_assistant_professor_-_clinical_associate_professor

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.


The Chicago Hip Preservation Fellowship at the American Hip Institute 2022–2023 and 2023–2024, Focusing on Hip Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation
Posted October 2021

Fellows will be trained in all aspects of hip preservation surgery, and will gain a unique foundation in complex hip arthroscopy. Training will focus heavily on minimally-invasive techniques for treatment of labral tears, FAI, subspine, and ischiofemoral impingement, dysplasia, and microinstability. Comprehensive surgical hip skills include:
•    Arthroscopic complex labral repair
•    Circumferential labral reconstruction
•    3D planning and correction of FAI
•    Capsular plication and reconstruction
•    Ligamentum teres reconstruction
•    Osteochondral management (microfracture, subchondroplasty, osteoarticular allograft)
•    Endoscopic gluteus medius repair
•    Endoscopic hamstring repair

Also included are peri-acetabular osteotomy, Birmingham hip resurfacing, and total hip arthroplasty (direct anterior, posterolateral, Makoplasty robotic-arm assisted surgery).

This highly specialized fellowship prepares trainees for a focused niche practice in Hip Preservation. Fellows with academic interests benefit from the strong research program, based in a collaborative learning environment. The fellowship is ideally suited for trainees graduating from a sports medicine fellowship who wish to obtain further training in a secondary subspecialty program. However, application is also open to exceptional graduating orthopedic surgery residents. Salary up to $80k annually.

Application: Please send cover letter, cv, and three letters of recommendation to Benjamin G. Domb, M.D. at DrDomb@AmericanHipinstitute.org


Penn State Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery Opportunity in State College, PA
Posted October 2021

The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a BC/BE orthopaedic surgeon who completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship to join our growing practice in State College, PA. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a collegial, patient-focused group with a rich history of providing great care to the community. We are looking for a motivated team player to join a team that consists of four orthopaedic surgeons, four primary care sports medicine physicians, one physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, one surgical podiatrist, and four advanced practice providers.

This position was created to handle the majority of the orthopaedic joint replacement cases and other complex trauma that occurs at our State College location. In conjunction with the other physician providers in the group, this position will also be assigned Team Physician coverage responsibilities to several Penn State University Division 1 athletic teams. Candidates must be willing to share call coverage at Mount Nittany Medical Center. The call schedule is approximately four to five days a month per provider.

What the Area Offers: State College, PA is home to Pennsylvania State University & University Park, which is the largest campus in the Penn State system. If you’ve never visited, State College is more than just a quintessential college town. It is vibrant with exciting nightlife, great shopping, many options for arts & culture, and a diverse array of restaurants. Nestled at the base of Mount Nittany, State College is a unique and wonderful combination of small-town charm and college town action that makes it no surprise that this area of central Pennsylvania is known as “Happy Valley.”

What we’re seeking:
• Medical degree – MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
• BC/BE Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship trained
orthopaedic surgeon
• Associate or professor level academic rank
• Excellent patient care abilities and interest in teaching as
well as participation in clinical research

What we offer:
• Outstanding academic program with a national reputation
• Highly collaborative culture
• Interaction with dynamic clinicians across departments and
participation in innovative educational approaches
• Faculty rank commensurate with experience
• Competitive salary and generous benefits

For immediate consideration, please contact Wayne J. Sebastianelli, M.D., Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Associate Chief Medical Officer, Penn State Health Medical Group-Centre County Region; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, University Park Regional Campus; Director of Athletic Medicine for Pennsylvania State University at  wsebastianelli@pennstateheath.psu.edu or call 814-235-4775

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Harvard Medical School, Orthopedic Surgeon – Sports Medicine Surgery, Associated Physicians of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc. (AP-HMFP) in affiliation with Signature Healthcare
Posted October 2021

AP-HMFP is seeking a qualified orthopedic surgeon with training in sports medicine surgery. This position is placed in the Department of Orthopedics of Signature Healthcare, an integrated community healthcare system in Southeastern Massachusetts, as part of its comprehensive Spine Care Program.
Signature Healthcare is multi-specialty, not for profit hospital and physician group comprised of Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group, which is made up of more than 150 physicians practicing in 18 ambulatory locations. Practice location is within an hour of Boston, Providence and Cape Cod.
Employment and robust benefit package with competitive salary with productivity incentives are provided through Associated Physicians of Harvard Faculty Medical Physicians at BIDMC (APHMFP). BIDMC Department of Orthopedic Surgery is fully integrated partner with Signature Healthcare for highly responsive complex case collaboration and sharing of patient care.

We are interested in applicants with any of the following training (and AAOS board eligibility) in Orthopedic Surgery:
• Fellowship in Sports Medicine
• Documented career development and experience in sports injury treatment and surgery
The Orthopedic Surgery Program is integrated into the community by Signature Healthcare employed ATC’s in several local high schools and colleges and well supported by a fellowship-trained Sports Medicine non-operative physician with an active program to support concussion evaluation and treatment. Orthopedic trauma call rotation is 1 in 5.

To apply to this position, please go to: https://hmfphysicians.org/careers/ Search Keyword: 201805
or for inquiries, please contact: Geena Boidi, Provider Recruiter, Signature Healthcare, 508-941-7437 or  GBoidi@signature-healthcare.org. All inquiries will remain confidential.