The Primary Sports Medicine Service (PSM) at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York seeks to add a dynamic physician at the assistant or associate level to enhance the clinical and educational activities of our growing program at our Stamford, CT office. Available Start Date: April 2019
Responsibilities: •Clinical practice providing comprehensive sports medicine care to adults and children. •Active role in the educational and administrative activities of the PCSM Service. •Team and sport event coverage opportunities are available. •The development of research projects, and/or collaboration in research is encouraged, but not required.
Primary Sports Medicine Overview The PSM Service has 14 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 have worked 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 designated as a USOC National Medical Center, and a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence. HSS and the PSM service offer the latest innovations in clinical care, performance, imaging and rehabilitation.
HSS Overview HSS is the world’s largest academic medical center dedicated to orthopedics, rheumatology and related musculoskeletal specialties. For nine straight years, HSS has been ranked #1 in the country in orthopedics by US News and World Report. Our specialized focus enables us to help patients get back to what they need and love to do most reliably and efficiently. The active medical staff encompasses 333 physicians subspecialized across the multiple service lines, including Primary Sports Medicine. HSS provides more than 400,000 annual patient visits; including patients from across all 50 states, and more than 100 countries. HSS’s sports rehab and performance group is the largest in the region, with an affiliated network of more than 150 partners and prominent satellite facilities in multiple Fortune 500 companies.
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
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.