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Sports Medicine - Assistant Professor

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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The Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is seeking a full-time, Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Sports Medicine specialist to join a practice focused on academic pediatric Sports Medicine.

The selected individual will provide Sports Medicine care to physically active children, adolescents, and young adults in urban and suburban settings. If desired, there may be opportunity to maintain a primary care practice in the Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine. Our division is housed in the Department of Pediatrics and is home to 4 primary care sports physicians, 2 physical therapists with academic appointments (with a large Sports PT team), a Research Associate and 2 Clinical Research Assistants, and 1-2 fellows yearly. Our program has the only youth-focused athletic training team in the area and supports 4 local high schools, 4 gymnastics centers, and 1 youth sports organization. We have one of the only dedicated pediatric Sports Medicine research labs in the US, with excellent research capability and support available. We work closely with the Divisions of Orthopedic Surgery, the Division of Occupational and Physical Therapy, and the Department of Radiology, as well as the rest of the Department of Pediatrics, to perform full service Sports Medicine care to our patients.

The applicant should be board eligible or board certified in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine-Pediatrics and have completed a fellowship in primary care Sports Medicine. Experience in clinical musculoskeletal ultrasound is preferred, but all applicants will be considered.

It is expected that 80% of the faculty member's time would focus on clinical activities at one of our 6 satellite locations. The faculty member will have 20% time focused on administrative and scholarly activities, which could include research and/or resident/fellow education. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with an established team of educators and researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and will have an academic appointment at the medical school. Academic rank appointment is commensurate with experience. Faculty development opportunities abound at Cincinnati Children's, and the division is strongly committed to this aspect of faculty life.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric healthcare, with a reputation for excellence in patient care, research and medical education. U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children's as one of the nation's top three pediatric hospitals in their 2022 'Best Children's Hospitals' issue. Among pediatric institutions, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center ranks among the top pediatric medical centers nationwide receiving research grants from the National Institute of Health, our largest funding source. This gives us the unique opportunity to influence future generations and the care of children, adolescents, and young adults.

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Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).




  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Board eligible or board certified in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
  • Completed fellowship in primary care Sports Medicine

  • Unrestricted licensed physician

  • Approval/credentialing from CCHMC Medical Staff Services Division

  • Completion of all required pre-employment activities

  • Assistant Professor appointment or eligibility
  • Prior clinical practice experience may be required based on the needs of the department

  • Board certification
  • Experience in clinical muskuloskeletal ultrasound

Unique Skills:
  • Prioritization
    • Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
  • Development
    • Knowledge of growth and development
  • Family-centered care
    • Understands and support family-centered care
  • Clinical Knowledge - Specialty
    • Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
  • Training - Basic
    • Knowledge of basic training methods and techniques
  • Diversity Appreciation
    • Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
  • Organization
    • Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
  • Communication - Advanced
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Patient Care
    • Demonstrates excellence in the care of patients. Demonstrates a high level of clinical competency and committed to providing excellent patient care. Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education.
  • Analysis - Basic
    • Analytical ability sufficient to evaluate data, make judgments and recommendations

About the employer
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.
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