New position so offers the unique opportunity to further mold the program as you choose
Academic appointment with one of the best PM&R academic programs in the country
Ability to work with senior mentorship
Walk into a ready-made, busy, turnkey practice
Great town with Dow Chemical and Chemical Bank headquarters with engineers and banking executives and spectacular neighborhoods, excellent schools and recreation areas
112 miles from Ann Arbor, the home of the University of MI’s PM&R residency program
½ hour to Central MI University in Mount Pleasant which has a medical school
Low cost of living compared to Ann Arbor
Health System Information:
Provides the infrastructure/ancillary support for this position
Established referral sources
Committed medical community with active committees working on opioid best practices to provide support to the medical professionals and the community; the University and this position will play a leading role in this. Few local doctors doing procedures. No one is doing cervical spine procedures.
Collegial support anticipated with possible plans to add clinics and physiatrists in Bay City and Mount Pleasant
Exams and procedures
You will be the first contact for the patients
Teaching although no residents there at this time; there are spine fellows who could rotate through ; possibly internal medicine and family practice residents
Create an environment for the faculty to be involved in research although this is a clinical track so you would participate in clinical research projects
Faculty meetings, collaborative research, lectures to residents
Can provide advanced interventional services
Coverage for your vacation time provided by the physiatrists from the main campus
None; patients directed to the ER
Comprehensive such as 2:1 matching retirement; the U of MI contributes 10% for every 5% you contribute; CME
Salary plus incentive
Board Certified or Qualified physiatrist with excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Spine fellowship or experience required
Will consider 2019 fellowship graduates
In 2010, named the 4th Best Small City to raise a family in by Forbes magazine
Many cultural opportunities in fields ranging from music and theater to science and the arts. The Center for the Arts delivers hands-on exhibits in science, art and technology, at the Museum of Science and Art. The Center also provides two state-of-the-art auditoriums for audiences of 400 to 1500 to enjoy everything from the Symphony Orchestra and Center Stage Theatre, to professional programming through MATRIX
72 parks with over 3,000 acres. Seven are classified as Regional Parks, typically larger than 200 acres
Skaters of all skill levels use the new 107,000-square-foot Civic Arena, which has two NHL-sized rinks and one Olympic-sized rink.
A BMX track
Winner of a 2005 Michigan Cool Citiesgrant (a grass-roots, volunteer-based training program to revitalize a downtown area), Downtown Midland offers dining, shopping and entertainment for the whole family.
Walkers, joggers, bikers, and skaters can use the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail. System of natural pathways continues to expand with the recent addition of the Chippewa Trail, which connects to the Pere Marquette trail. The Chippewa Trail ends at the Chippewa Nature Center. This has a territory of more than 1,000 acres.
2 golf courses, the Community Center(with multiple swimming pools and exercise facilities), the West Midland Family Center, the Family Center, the Gymnastics Training Center, the Community Tennis Center and the Curling
Dow Gardens feature 100-acre of flower and vegetable gardens, plus an arboretum. These were the original gardens of the Herbert H. Dow homestead and are open for tours. In addition, the Alden B. DowHome and Studio offers tours of this landmark American architect's unique and influential style. Alden Dow designed the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, Midland's public library named in his mother's honor.
Home to many recreational sporting facilities and organizations. These include the civic ice arena which hosts 2 NHL and one Olympic-sized rinks, a skate park downtown, and the Community Tennis Center and its 32 courts. The tennis center also hosts a USTA Pro Circuit event and was part of the USTA award to Midland as America's Best Tennis Town 2009.
Host to the following professional sports teams
About Farr Healthcare, Inc.
Farr Healthcare, Inc. is a physician recruitment firm that specializes in physiatry recruitment. Linda Farr has been in the physician recruitment field for 30+ years and in physiatry recruitment for 18+ years. She is known for her honesty, reliability and effectiveness. In the past, she was the Director of Physiatry Recruitment for the largest national rehab provider. She attends the annual AAPMR meetings and speaks to residents at their programs throughout the year. She had the honor of being the only physiatry recruiter invited to speak at the AAPMR meetings from 2012 - 2014. Contact Linda Farr, Farr Healthcare, 888-362-7200, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.farrhealthcare.com, 717-761-0650Fax (please call first).