The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking a full-time academic physiatrist. Applicants must be Board certified/eligible in physical medicine and rehabilitation with expertise/experience in neurorehabilitation. Clinical activities including acute care consultation and outpatient care for individuals requiring stroke rehabilitation. Appointment rank and tenure will be at a level consistent with the applicant’s accomplishments. The department offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and education and travel funds. The successful candidate is immediately eligible to participate in the department’s faculty incentive program focusing on scholarly and teaching activities.
UAB is a nationally recognized medical center with six health-related schools, a comprehensive liberal arts college, school of business and engineering, and a graduate school and is Alabama’s largest employer. Based upon an intensely collaborative and interdisciplinary culture, UAB’s robust research enterprise receives more than $450 million annual in external funding. UAB is also a large contributor to the economic strength of the region, with a statewide economic impact exceeding $5 billion annually.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disability and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. I
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UAB Medicine strives to be the Preferred Academic Medical Center of the 21st Century – a place where patients want to come for care; employees want to work; faculty want to practice and conduct research; students, residents, and fellows want to learn; and donors want to give to a better future.
One of the nation’s top four academic medical centers, UAB Medicine is a brand that showcases our excellence in patient care, research, and training. UAB Health System provides high-quality health care to the state and region, serving as home to Alabama’s only adult Level 1 trauma center, its most active solid organ transplant program, its only Level IV regional neonatal ICU, and its only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. UAB Health System provides numerous support services to all areas of UAB Medicine and affiliate hospitals.
It is anchored by UAB Hospital, which was established in 1945 and is the third-largest public hospital in the United States. It has 1157 beds and serves as the teaching hospital for the University of Alabama School of Medicine which educates and trains the next generation of physicians, physician-scientists, and biomedical scientists while carrying ...out innovative, world-class research. Together, UAB Medicine and UAB School of Medicine form one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the nation. UAB Hospital is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country and was recently ranked #1 hospital in Alabama. It is one of 422 medical centers globally to be certified as a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence.
Spain Rehabilitation Hospital is the hub of activities for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As an integral part of UAB Health System, Spain Rehab has 50 years of experience in offering a level of care that is unsurpassed in Alabama. We are a 49-bed rehabilitation hospital featuring advanced, individualized care for adolescents and adult patients recovering from a broad variety of health problems. Spain Rehab Center offers a patient-centered, interdisciplinary treatment approach to patient care. Patient care teams include physiatrists (doctors who specialized in physical medicine and rehabilitation), nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation professionals and other health care professionals from all areas of UAB Medicine as needed. These efforts result in a comprehensive care plan that coordinates treatment to meet each patient's individual needs.