The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is proud to announce openings for full-time board certified/board eligible physiatrists with a strong desire to further their academic careers and advance the science and education in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Competitive salaries and generous benefits come with these positions.
Positions currently available are:
1) Brain Injury fellowship trained physiatrist – The selected candidate would serve as medical director of the CARF accredited brain injury medicine program, encompassing inpatient, consult and outpatient practice. Clinical practice is primarily located at Froedtert Hospital, the only adult Level 1 Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin. The brain injury medicine program and interdisciplinary TBI Clinic are integral parts of the FH& MCW Neuroscience service line and has strong clinical and research relationships with Neurosurgery, Neuropsychology and Neurology. Located within the hospital is a 26-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit, specializing in spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, and general rehabilitation. Business plans are in process for a new free-standing FH IPR unit. The candidate will also engage with a broad array of basic, clinical and translational scientists in the MCW Brain Injury Research Program and MCW Center for Neurotrauma Research (CNTR).
2) Pain Medicine fellowship trained physiatrist – The department seeks a full-time physiatrist for our Comprehensive Pain and Spine clinic. This new collaborative clinic builds upon the established history of SpineCare and Pain medicine. The new collaborative program is a multidisciplinary program which consists of Physiatry, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Anesthesia Pain Management, Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, and Case Management. The ideal candidate is ACGME Pain Medicine fellowship trained and interested in multidisciplinary spine and pain management including outpatient clinical care, ultrasound and fluoroscopically guided procedures, and other pain expected. The Comprehensive Pain and Spine program is located at four sites across greater Milwaukee.
3) Pediatric Fellowship trained physiatrist – The department seeks a full-time ACGME pediatric PM&R fellowship trained physiatrist to join the Pediatric PM&R division. The selected candidate will join three full-time practicing pediatric physiatrists in outpatient clinical care, inpatient consultative care, education and research at Children’s Wisconsin. Our Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine program works in a true interdisciplinary manner with other subspecialty services and allied professionals. Our inpatient consultative services address the needs of children with trauma and disabling disorders. Outpatient services include general rehabilitation clinics and subspecialty clinics - spina bifida, cerebral palsy, brain tumor and muscular dystrophy. There are plenty of opportunities for research within Children’s Wisconsin and Medical College of Wisconsin, including a state-of-the-art center for motion analysis.
4) Research Intensive physiatrist or PhD researcher– The department seeks a MD/ PhD or PhD faculty to grow research initiatives in neurosciences and imaging with an emphasis on stroke, spinal cord injury, and TBI recovery, rehabilitation science OR cancer rehabilitation. The ideal candidate has a track record of successful research collaborations and funding and will be jointly recruited by another MCW Basic Science or Clinical Department.
Successful candidates will have strong clinical abilities, well-refined interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and commitment to our academic missions.
The department enjoys a large integrated program with 30 faculty at three major teaching hospitals; Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Administration Hospital, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, and Children’s Wisconsin.
MCW is a major academic medical center, a large, multispecialty practice and the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. MCW is a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative, patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.
Froedtert Hospital is the primary adult hospital affiliate of the Medical College and is staffed by College physicians providing care in all medical specialties and subspecialties. Froedtert is the only adult Level 1 Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin. Located within the hospital is a 28-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit, specializing in spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, spasticity and tone management, and general... rehabilitation.
Children’s Wisconsin is a 298-bed freestanding hospital dedicated solely to the care of children. Children’s hospital is the only pediatric Level 1 trauma center in southeastern Wisconsin. It is one of the nation’s top pediatric facilities and has more than 70 medical specialties, with “care closer to home sites” in southeastern and northeastern Wisconsin. The Children’s Wisconsin Research Institute represents the most powerful concentration of pediatric research in the region.
Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is one of America’s great cities, combining a dynamic urban community with a rich cultural heritage with access to parks, rivers, and other outdoor recreation. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and the 23rd largest city in the United States. It is home to corporate headquarters for industry leaders including Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls, Manpower, Harley Davidson, and others. Milwaukee is a popular venue for sailing, windsurfing, kite- surfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals; the city is recognized for its museums, fine dining and hotels, professional sports, gardens and parks, and Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens. The population of the City of Milwaukee is approximately 600,000 and approximately 1.8 million people live in the greater Milwaukee area.
MCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/US Veterans/Persons with Disabilities).