The Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado is seeking a board certified/board eligible primary care sports medicine physician in the area of Pediatric Sports Medicine. The University of Colorado Denver is located on a new 2.5 billion dollar campus that combines state of the art medical facilities and basic science research. Our clinical practice is based at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado. Children's Hospital Colorado is a state-of-the-art facility. We are a very busy tertiary referral center with extensive pathology covering the entire spectrum of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery.
Examples of Work Performed: Clinical responsibilities include actively participating in continued growth of the Pediatric Orthopedic and the Sports Medicine Center at Children's Hospital Colorado. The candidate will provide medical services in the outpatient environment. Teaching responsibilities include participating in the education of medical students, pediatric and family medicine residents, and pediatric and family medicine sports medicine fellows. Research responsibilities include actively pursuing, participating in, and publishing research as well as mentoring residents, fellows, and other faculty in research endeavors. Outreach responsibilities include high school and club youth sports coverage and community education of coaches, parents and athletes on a routine basis.
CAQSM board certified/eligible primary care sports medicine physician with completion of a one-year fellowship in sports medicine.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The applicant must be self-directed, detail-oriented, and adaptable in a high-intensity environment. Basic science and/or clinical research skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required as well. The applicant should have experience/expertise in MSK ultrasound with interest in co-directing an ultrasound program for the department. The applicant should have interest in co-directing the pediatric sports medicine fellowship.
*2 to 5 year experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
About University of Colorado, Department of Orthopedics
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