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University of Rochester Asst Professor of Clinical - 212461 in Rochester, New York

Asst Professor of Clinical

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Department of Neurosurgery


The University of Rochester Medical Center is seeking a BC/BE collaborative Pain Medicine Specialist with board certification in Anesthesiology, Neurology, or PM&R for outpatient Pain Management for our regional program based in Rochester, New York. Our candidate will join a nationally-recognized program which is focused on the treatment of chronic pain in the setting of spinal disorders and neurological disease. This program was named a Clinical Center of Excellence by the American Pain Society in 2013, the only academic medical center program in the nation to earn designation in that year. This candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that brings together clinicians from diverse specialties (neurology, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, radiology, nursing)

The program’s national and regional leadership owe to its integrated, outcomes driven approach to pain management delivered in close collaboration with eleven academic neurosurgeons supported by an extensive network of regional outreach clinics. The current team brings together clinicians from backgrounds in Neurology, Physical Therapy, Anesthesiology, and Nursing along with affiliate providers in pain psychology and rehabilitation specialties. There are presently nine investigator-initiated device and drug clinical trials focusing on chronic neuropathic pain and spinal disorders. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to pursue clinical research goals as well as practice with team of experienced clinicians.

Position Overview • Provide direct patient care and oversight of patient care diagnosis and treatment plans for patients referred into the Pain Management Department. Develop outpatient functional assessments of pain issues including acute and chronic pain, headaches, post traumatic neuralgia, musculoskeletal problems such as back and neck pain, radiculopathies, tendonitis, osteoarthritis, neuropathies, spasticity and fibromyalgia. Successful candidates will have experience in the gamut of interventional fluoroscopy-based procedures as well as medical management of chronic pain. The role calls for collaboration in a multi-disciplinary setting with physical therapy, pain psychology, addiction medicine, and other nonpharmacological approaches.

Compensation & Benefits • Highly competitive guaranteed base salary with additional incentive compensation • Comprehensive benefits including health, life and disability.

Location: Lifestyle Amenities in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Endless opportunities abound in and around the scenic Finger Lakes Region, whether it is hiking in the many state parks or national forest. Cross country and downhill skiing are easily accessible, as well as Cayuga Lake, Seneca and Skaneateles for any water activities. The Finger Lakes is the second largest wine region in the country with over 100 vineyards and more restaurants per capita than New York City. Spring and summer seasons are simply superb and offer an abundance of outdoor activities including hiking, boating, golf, horseback riding, and a wealth of other activities. With its cool vistas and incredible foliage, autumn is a stunning time of year amenable to harvest winery tours, hunting and fishing. Winter offers an exciting array of seasonal activities with skiing and snowmobiling opportunities within an hour’s drive. Boston, New York and Philadelphia are all within reasonable driving distance for a weekend getaway, as well as the Adirondack Mountains for a hiking or skiing weekend.

Candidate must have an MD degree (or equivalent) with board certificate/Fellowship in Pain Management, minimum 3-5 years pain management experience. The applicant must be eligible for a NYS license.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, and, in that spirit actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to job posting #212461 at and email a current CV and letter of interest to: John D. Markman, MD, Director of the Translational Pain Research Program in the Department of Neurosurgery at .

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled