The Primary Sports Medicine Service (PSM) at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York seeks to add a dynamic sports medicine physician at the assistant or associate level. The position will include clinical care at our Ortho Injury Care practice as well as our newly established facility in Brooklyn. The physician will have dedicated academic and research time at least 1/2 day per week. HSS Ortho Injury Care offers same day and next day appointments for acute musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains, strains and uncomplicated fractures. HSS Brooklyn is home to comprehensive orthopedic and musculoskeletal services, including:
•Immediate access (same-day appointments) and traditional appointment scheduling with sports medicine specialists for children and adults.
•High-end physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including a state-of-the art on-site gym.
•Innovative sports performance programming harnessing digital and video technologies.
•Additional surgical and non-surgical HSS subspecialties.
•Providing comprehensive sports medicine care for children and adults. •Active role in the educational and administrative activities of the PSM Service. •Team and sport event coverage opportunities. •The development of research projects, and/or collaboration in research is encouraged, but not required.
Primary Sports Medicine Overview The PSM Service has 17 sports medicine physicians dedicated to treating athletic injuries. The mission of the Service is to care for active individuals and athletes of all levels, from elite to recreational. The members of the Service include nationally recognized leaders in clinical care and research. The PSM attending physicians work with professional, Olympic and college teams including 7 New York area professional sports teams, as well as other national organizations such as the New York Road Runners. HSS is also a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence. HSS and the PSM service offer the latest innovations in clinical care, performance, imaging and rehabilitation.
Minimum Qualifications: • MD required • Current Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics combined, or Emergency Medicine • Current CAQ in Sports Medicine, or CAQ eligible if completing fellowship training • Team physician experience preferred
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About Hospital for Special Surgery
The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, and No. 2 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2016-17). HSS has been top-ranked for both orthopedics and rheumatology for 25 consecutive years. Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation’s oldest orthopedic hospital. Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, HSS cares for patients from all over the world who come to receive the best care. Our physicians collaborate with doctors far and wide on best practices in musculoskeletal medicine. HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence and the first Hospital in the State of New York to be re-designated with Nursing’s highest honor four consecutive times. The Mission of HSS is to provide the highest quality patient care, improve mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.