- Possible career track to Residency Program Director
- Very competitive compensation; greater than many academic programs
- Innovative program with translational research ongoing
- Mirroring the resurgence of a revitalized, diverse and dynamic Detroit, The Department of PM&R is building on its long tradition of excellence in academic physiatry and expanding its presence in the greater Detroit Metropolitan area.
- They are currently active in two major healthcare systems and anticipate additional clinical partnerships that share our vision for transformative post-acute care and the advancement of rehabilitation sciences.
- There are multiple opportunities to participate in the excitement of their redesigned curriculum in the Medical School for those whose academic interests focus on education.
- Wayne State University – Detroit’s public, urban research university – is home to the new Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio), a $90 million facility dedicated to studying and eliminating the many health disparities that plague the city’s residents.
- In the Department itself, they offer an excellent infrastructure for advancing the research interests of our faculty.
- They have a close relationship with the School of Pharmacy and Allied Health, as well as Biomedical Engineering, and the clinical departments of Emergency Medicine and Neurology. Career pathways in Graduate Medical Education with the potential to assume the role of Program Director for one of our two residencies are also available.
Their historic partnership with the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan offers cutting edge clinical technologies as well as experienced therapists, psychologists and nurses in key sub-specialty areas. Medical Leadership in clinical programs will also be supported
- Mostly inpatient, some outpatient
- Work with residents
- Research is building and growing. The university is bringing people together from different departments and disciplines for the purpose of translational research in the neurosciences such as stem cells, X cells and moving this research into the clinical area.
- PLUS monthly incentive based on productivity, not RVU’s
- PLUS year-end academic incentive
Reason for opening:
- The current physiatrist wants to go part-time
- Academic background preferred
- Early to mid-career position with academic ambitions