Opportunity Details

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery


Commensurate w/Experience

Division Chief for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Neuro-Rehabilitation Division

Division Chief for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Neuro-Rehabilitation Division. Responsibilities include leadership, strategy, and day-to-day oversight of the Division, ensuring alignment with the goals and objectives of the Department, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

The Division Chief will develop a full-time PM&R neuro-rehabilitation clinical practice. Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital enjoy strong brand awareness and a reputation for providing premier clinical care regionally and nationally, and the neuro-rehab program at Washington University Orthopedics offers trusted, full-continuum of care for brain and spinal cord injury, limb loss, polytrauma, transplant and LVAD and Cardiopulmonary debility. The neuro-rehab physicians work closely with colleagues in each of the Department’s 10 clinical divisions, and across our inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation facilities to provide optimum care.

Clinical Leadership: The division chief will have an active clinical practice including outpatient and inpatient care at The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis (TRISL). They will lead the division to assure that the clinical effort provides patient access and clinical care at the highest level in all domains of neuro- rehab. They will work to elevate the division clinical effort to national prominence.

Teaching Leadership: Academic responsibilities include active participation in, and commitment to resident and medical student education, and, when appropriate, neuro- rehab fellow education. These activities include clinical training and teaching and participating in conferences, journal clubs and related activities.

Research Leadership: The faculty member will conduct research (clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics), working with researchers within the department and across Washington University School of Medicine.



•  Monthly attendance at the Division Chief meeting
•  Participation in quality and safety initiatives
•  Division and Department strategic planning
•  Year-end clinical and financial review meetings with division providers

Barnes-Jewish Hospital:
• Represent the Department and PM&R neuro-rehab service on hospital medical committees
• Represent the Department and meet with hospital leadership to advance our mission


All applicants must have completed a physical medicine and rehabilitation fellowship. All applicants must be board certified and must be eligible to obtain a permanent Missouri medical license. Applicants should hold expertise in s a subspecialty of PM&R. 

A dedication to excellence in patient care and teaching, and an interest in clinical, basic science, translational and/or biomechanics research.

Please email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Charles Goldfarb, MD

Richard H. Gelberman Professor

Executive Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Charles Goldfarb, MD




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