Family Medicine – Sports Medicine Faculty Physician/Clinician Educator (Durham)

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Permanent Faculty

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Family Medicine – Sports Medicine Faculty Physician/Clinician Educator (Durham)

Appointment Type:

Fixed Term Faculty

Salary Range:

Dependent on qualifications and experience


Full Time



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Would you like to join a team dedicated to excellence in primary care? At the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, we have a long history of leadership locally and nationally, an aspirational culture, and an innovative attitude. High quality, compassionate patient care is at the center of everything we do. We are known for our innovation in practice redesign and the provision of full-scope patient care. Our doctors care for babies, children, adolescents, and adults throughout the life cycle, including the provision of maternity care. We provide extensive services for physical health, emotional wellbeing, nutrition, and acute care. Our strategy embraces modernization while attending to quality improvement, population health, cost reduction, and care team wellbeing. Learn more about the UNC Department of Family Medicine at:

As a Sports Medicine Faculty Physician/Clinician Educator you will be an integral part of our department’s success. Our team members advance the tripartite mission of the UNC School of Medicine, including excellent patient care, superior teaching, and impactful research. We support our faculty with professional development opportunities in the department, in the institution, and nationally. Each faculty member is supported by a mentoring subcommittee that helps build the framework to a successful career, including career planning, counseling around career goals, and regular review of academic activities, all tailored to individual professional and personal goals. The selected candidate will join our growing sports medicine team in our Durham, NC community based practice. The position will serve as an extension of the Sports Medicine Program Director’s vision, leading and coordinating various initiatives and programs.

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. Faculty rank and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent UNC faculty physician benefits and clinical incentive pay. The Department prefers full-time positions, but is willing to negotiate to no less than .75 FTE (full time equivalent). Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Clinical: Responsible for providing sports medicine as well as primary care services to our patient population, including testing for exertional compartment syndrome, ultrasound evaluation, and ultrasound guided injections. The position will also work with community programs providing game coverage.

• Teaching & Education: Responsible for teaching a variety of learners, including medical students, residents, interns, and sports medicine fellows. Selected candidates will attend Graduate Medical Education meetings in the event the program director is unable to attend, and will attend yearly American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) meetings and submit materials for presentation. The faculty member will participate in all educational programs provided by the program.

• Research: All faculty are encouraged to develop a scholarly interest. Clinical faculty are expected to produce a scholarly product, which may include national presentations and should include manuscript submission, at a rate of one every one or two years. Mentoring and coordinating research projects for the Sports Medicine fellows and residents.

• Institutional Citizenship: All faculty are expected to work as part of the larger team to improve access, reduce cost, improve quality, and promote efficiency and better health outcomes. You may be asked to engage in community outreach and attend professional events to assist with program development and building professional relationships. In addition, attention to timely and complete documentation and patient satisfaction is expected.

Educational Requirements:

MD or DO required. Must hold a Sports Medicine Certification.

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Med Peds. Fellowship training and/or an advanced degree (e.g. MPH) is highly desirable, but not mandatory.

Experience working with multidisciplinary teams and with a program and/or systems development. Sports Medicine research, and working with IRB processes experience is preferred. Experience teaching residents and medical students. In addition, the ideal candidate will need to possess the ability to communicate with a variety of learner groups and attending physicians and to collaborate and work in a team environment. The Departments is interested in applicants who are innovative thinkers with a research background and a collegial passion for medicine and performance. Experience with US guided procedures and fracture care.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.




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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time