Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Medicine, Dell Medical School Musculoskeletal Institute
Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care - Dell Medical School - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Jun 30, 2017
Purpose: The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking a dynamic sports medicine fellowship-trained physician to join the Musculoskeletal Institute at the Dell Medical School as an Assistant/Associate Professor. Eligible applicants are required to hold board certification in family medicine, emergency medicine, internal medicine, or physical medicine and rehabilitation, and fellowship training in Sports Medicine.
As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities, the Dell Medical School pursues innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education. It is the fifth medical school in the UT System and the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has already been made to enable the development and success of the Dell Medical School. The School is partnering closely with the community and regional healthcare providers and payers to provide new models for health promotion, healthcare delivery, and clinical care for the community's underserved population.
The Assistant/Associate Professor will be an integral part of a multidisciplinary team focused on designing and implementing an integrated program for sports medicine and performance. The team will include surgical and non-surgical providers working together to manage patients with sports injuries and sports performance needs.
- Serve as a clinical content expert on Sports Medicine for the Musculoskeletal Institute's evidence-based care delivery and redesign initiatives.
- Coordinate the design and implementation of the sports medicine clinic within the Musculoskeletal Institute at the Dell Medical School Health Transformation Building and other sites of service.
- Assist in the training and management of the sports medicine clinical team.
- Participate in strategic planning and other efforts directly tied to the development and growth of the Musculoskeletal Institute.
- Assist in the creation of a data and evaluation infrastructure for regularly assessing the clinical quality and cost outcomes for patients with sports related injuries and issues.
- Develop partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers in Austin and Central Texas.
- Train and mentor medical students, residents and fellows on new models of care and clinical practice.
- Participate in the development and implementation of Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education curricula related to evaluation and management of musculoskeletal disease.
- Develop and foster an atmosphere of scientific and academic inquiry in conjunction with trainees and researchers within the multidisciplinary sports medicine team.
- Collaborate with other schools at The University of Texas at Austin and across The University of Texas system on multidisciplinary, value-based care models
- Actively participate in the respective academic department of the candidate and abide by all required Departmental policies.
- Other related functions as assigned.
- Medical degree from an accredited medical school
- Current Board certification in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Fellowship training and Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine
- Eligible for appointment as an assistant or associate professor
- Experience with value-based care delivery and integrated practice models
- 3 years of clinical experience in Sports Medicine, preferentially with some involvement in covering competitive athletic teams.
- Experience managing and delivering care through a multidisciplinary team
- Active Texas medical license in good standing
- Record of leadership and achievement in medical education and training
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.