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Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
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Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Neurology
Posted: Feb 20, 2023
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Neurology at The University of Texas Dell Medical School (DMS), in conjunction with the UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's, is recruiting a third physician for our pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) team and Pediatric Rehabilitation Center. We seek an individual with excellent clinical skills, a passion for education, and the potential for scholarly contributions.

The UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's is a multidisciplinary program that encompasses child neurology, pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric neuropsychology, and pediatric neuro-ophthalmology. With two board certified pediatric physiatrists, three experienced nurse practitioners, program coordinator, and a full complement of support staff, the Pediatric Rehabilitation Center offers comprehensive and multidisciplinary care for children with disabilities. The hospital supports an inpatient rehabilitation facility, and outpatient space is available in the adjoining 44,000 square foot neurosciences clinic within the Dell Children's Specialty Pavilion.

The pediatric neurosciences program currently hosts a child neurology residency along with fellowships in pediatric epilepsy, pediatric headache, and pediatric neuropsychology. General PM&R residents train in the pediatric program, and we plan to add fellowships in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation and pediatric neuromuscular disease.

Dell Medical School is located on the main campus of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the country's leading universities. The medical school pursues innovation in healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and excellent professional education. Dell Children's Medical Center is a 300-bed freestanding facility that features a level 1 pediatric trauma center, a level 4 neonatal intensive care unit, a level 4 epilepsy center, and Magnet recognition for nursing excellence.

For the last several years, Austin has ranked near the top of the annual US News & World Report's “Best US Places to Live” survey. Austin is a vibrant, dynamic university city, known for its live music scene, contemporary social scene, and international festivals such as South by Southwest. Nearby lakes and rivers as well as the beautiful adjacent Texas Hill Country provide ample opportunities for outdoor activities.


Candidates must hold an MD or DO degree, fellowship training in pediatric rehabilitation medicine and be eligible or board certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. Candidates must be eligible for a faculty appointment at Dell Medical School - The University of Texas at Austin. Hiring is contingent upon obtaining a Texas medical license and the appropriate hospital privileges.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and any other appropriate material via Interfolio. The review of applications will be ongoing, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. The Department will contact applicants of interest for the next stage of the process.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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