The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Instructor positions in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Expertise is required in the specific area of Emergency Medicine.
Responsibilities may include teaching third and fourth year medical students, emergency medicine residents, Ultrasound fellows, and housestaff rotating from other clinical departments, i.e. medicine and pediatric emergency medicine. Also will provide emergency medical care to patients presented to the emergency department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Pennsylvania Hospital.
Applicants must have an M.D. degree. ABEM certified or board eligible The successful applicant will have an opportunity to complete a Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology through the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology.
The Department of Emergency Medicine manages emergency services at three sites (HUP; Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center-PPMC; and Pennsylvania Hospital-PAH) with a combined annual emergency department census of 145,000 visits. Each site has a unique, diverse, highly acute patient population consisting of local and referral patients. Additionally, the Department collaborates with the Emergency Departments at Lancaster General Hospital, Chester County Hospital and Princeton Medical Center.
Emergency Medicine has a 4 year, highly successful, academically oriented residency program with 46 residents, multiple fellowships, and several nationally acclaimed research programs housed within its Center for Resuscitation Science and the Center for Emergency Care Policy Research. There are over 80 faculty across the three primary academic sites and there are close academic affiliations and programmatic alliances with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Department has active collaborations with other University of Pennsylvania Centers and schools such as the Penn Medicine Center for Healthcare Innovation, Wharton Business School, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Care Economics, and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics among others.
Penn Medicine is a world-class academic institution with superb clinical facilities and programs, the number three ranked medical school in the nation, and a rich and collegial research environment.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.
The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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