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PM&R position with UPMC - Pittsburgh, PA - Clinical - Teaching - Research

UPMC Southwestern PA
Wexford, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 6, 2025

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The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are seeking a full?time general physiatrist for our growing department. The candidate will provide general inpatient rehabilitation services within the UPMC Rehabilitation Network and have a consultative and outpatient role for patients with neurorehabilitation needs. Interest and experience in electrodiagnostic evaluations a plus. We offer opportunities for teaching, research and administrative leadership.


  • Must have an MD or equivalent be BC/BE in PM&R with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license.
  • Appointment at the Associate Professor level generally requires a minimum of 5 years of experience and demonstrated scholarly productivity in research, teaching, and/or administrative leadership and service.
  • Appointment at the full Professor level generally requires a minimum of 10 years of experience and ability to demonstrate the attainment of superior stature and national/international reputation in their field of knowledge.
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity is required for appointment in the tenure stream, including teaching and academic service, publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals, and a history of successful funding acquisition. The primary requirement for conferral of tenure is an outstanding record of sustained independent scholarship across the various activities listed above.

Opportunity Details:

  • Clinical and academic track appointments are available
  • Join a well-established team of 40+ physiatrists and 13+ APPS, within a growing department of over 75 full time faculty.
  • This position will be 85-90% clinical with the remaining portion dedicated to teaching, research, and administrative
  • Call is approximately 1:8 weekends

What we Offer:


  • Competitive rank and base salary commensurate with experience plus an outstanding benefit package and incentive bonus
  • CME time (5 work days) and allowance
  • Opportunity for full time UPP employment or dual employment through UPP and University of Pittsburgh
  • Tuition benefits to attend University of Pittsburgh for faculty dependents
  • 25 days PTO
  • Assistant/Associate/Professor, Non-Tenure Academic appointment at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Research through University of Pittsburgh

About UPMC:

  • UPMC Mercy Hospital was ranked #7 for Rehabilitation in the U.S. News and World Report in 2023
  • UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer
  • Based in Pittsburgh, PA
  • 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians
  • Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals
  • Over 800 doctors? offices and outpatient sites
  • UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care
  • Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh, ranked among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998

About the Community:

  • Pittsburgh leaped to No. 26 on U.S. News and World Report?s list of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2022. It was also named the sixth-best U.S. city to live based on affordability.
  • Internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University, as well as many additional nearby colleges and universities.
  • Mid-size city with all the amenities of a large city and a friendly, community vibe
  • Known as the City of Bridges, with 446 bridges, it has more than any city in the country
  • Hit the Great Allegheny Passage, a 334-mile, car-free trail for hikers, runners and cyclists
  • Famous sports culture
  • ?Abundant with parks, museums, music, universities and much more!

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