Opportunity Details

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery


Commensurate w/Experience

Clinical Faculty - Full Time: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Neuro-Rehabilitation Division — brain injury medicine or neurology

Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery — Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Neuro-Rehabilitation Division — seeks a full-time clinical faculty member in brain injury medicine or neurology to join our high-volume practice. This position reports to the division chief.

This position will assist in the growth and expansion of the neuro rehabilitation program, including the elevation of our fellowship training program to ACGME accreditation. We practice in a collaborative and multidisciplinary academic environment, with opportunities to build an academic career that 
includes clinical care, teaching, research opportunities, and program development.


Clinical: Clinical responsibilities of this position include providing high-quality patient care primarily in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Besides moderate to severe traumatic brain injury, there is also the potential to participate in other rehabilitation services such as mild brain injury, cerebral palsy, and spasticity management.

Academic Instruction:

Academic responsibilities include active participation in, and commitment to, PM&R fellow, resident and medical student education, including: 

•      Clinical training and teaching.

•      Participating in conferences, journal clubs and related activities.



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. Our department has a long history of research contribution, with a focus on treatment strategies and outcomes.

Applicants should have board certification/board eligibility in physiatry, with additional  subspecialty board certification/ board eligibility brain injury medicine or neurology, and successful completion of residency training in an accredited PM&R program. Applicants should hold expertise in treating and managing brain injury, adult cerebral palsy, stroke, and a wide range of other neurological conditions.

Please email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Charles Goldfarb, MD
Richard H. Gelberman Professor
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
goldfarbc@wustl.edu | 314-747-4716

Charles Goldfarb, MD




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An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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