Faculty Physician – Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Boston Children’s Hospital
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Hospital, Public and Private
Academic Medical Group
Internal Number: 01
Faculty Physician – Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Boston, MA
The Female Athlete Program in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School is seeking a Sports Medicine Physician with experience in treating female athletes, particularly Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport and eating disorders. Further experience with diagnostic ultrasound is preferred.
The Female Athlete Program includes an interdisciplinary clinical care team consisting of physicians, surgeons, dietitians, and sports psychology clinicians. We are part of the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance and have a large clinical research infrastructure.
Responsibilities include clinical practice, resident and fellow education, and clinical, translational and/or basic science research. Salary and academic rank of Instructor, Assistant or Associate will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Board certification in sports medicine is required. Boston Children’s Hospital is a 415-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care in Boston, MA, affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The Female Athlete Program is an international leader in female athlete care and research. Boston Children’s Hospital is an equal-opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send letter of inquiry and curriculum vitae to [email protected], addressed to:
Dr. Kathryn Ackerman Director, Female Athlete Program
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Female Athlete Program cares for and champions girls and women in sport with interdisciplinary clinical care and cutting-edge research. Our definition of “female” non-exhaustively includes transgender females as well as those assigned female at birth, irrespective of their current gender identify or expression. We support the increased participation, retention, wellbeing, and performance of all female athletes, including LGBTA+, black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC), and para-athletes. We are a part of the Division of Sports Medicine at BCH and are an Innovation Hub for the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance. We are for athletes of all ages and experience, from professionals to novices, to help them attain health at the top of their game. We take a comprehensive approach to diagnosing, treating, and managing sports injury and recovery in female athletes. We assess and support the whole athlete – exercise habits, hormone balance, nutritional needs – to ensure optimal health and peak performance. Our multidisciplinary team consists of experts in sports medicine who understand the importance of sports in an athlete’s life. Many of us played competitive sports in high school, ...college and beyond, and competed at national and international levels. We respect the strength and determination of female athletes and work with our patients to help them reach their athletic and human potential.