Sports Medicine/Family Medicine

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Sports Medicine/Family Medicine

Career Opportunities in Family Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-ineligible Sports/Family Medicine faculty position. The incumbent will provide clinical care to Sports/Family Medicine patients, teach residents, fellows, and medical students, and participate in scholarly activities. Administrative responsibilities also include participating in the Department, Medical School, and the UVA Health System's committee structure, and assisting in other areas as requested by the Department Chair. The incumbent will be expected to develop lectures or workshops for presentation to faculty, residents, fellows, and medical students. Direct patient care may include patient care in our Family Medicine Clinic in the Primary Care Center, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Athletic Training Room. Patient care in the Family Medicine Clinic may include prenatal and post-partum care of patients and supervision of residents. Rank is dependent upon experience.

Candidates must have an MD or DO and be board-certified or board-eligible by start date by a medical specialty which is eligible to apply for a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience in: Sports Medicine; Family Medicine; Physical Rehabilitation; Athletic Training Room; and working with Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs.

The University of Virginia is in Charlottesville, a cultured, cosmopolitan community with a charming, small-town feel. Located in a beautiful setting surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the region is home to several historical places of interest. Charlottesville is ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States by Money Magazine and USA Today.

To apply for the Open Rank, tenure-ineligible position, visit and search on Posting Number 0612117. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. Position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications. This position will remain open until filled.

For additional information about the position, please contact Cynthia Elledge, PhD, via email or phone (434) 924-9686 or David C. Slawson, MD, via email

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.