Assistant Professor of Hyperbaric Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
United States


The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific areas of Emergency Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine and their primary specialty. Applicants must have an M.D. or D.O. degree. Board certified or board eligible in hyperbaric and undersea medicine. Family Medicine, EM, and IM physicians are encouraged to apply.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching and mentoring of hyperbaric medicine fellows, general resident and medical students teaching.  May also teach third and fourth year medical students, emergency medicine residents, and housestaff rotating from other clinical departments, i.e. medicine and pediatric emergency medicine.

Clinical responsibilities may include provision of clinical care to patients requiring hyperbaric oxygen therapy and/or patients in other care areas depending on primary board certification. Provide consultative and clinical care of hyperbaric and undersea medical patients in both our multiplace hyperbaric chamber and monoplace chambers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.  May provide emergency medical care to patients presenting to the emergency department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Pennsylvania Hospital, when needed.

The Department of Emergency Medicine has a long established Hyperbaric and Undersea Medicine Division and Fellowship Program.  The Emergency Medicine Department manages emergency services at three sites (HUP; Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center-PPMC; and Pennsylvania Hospital-PAH) with a combined annual emergency department census of 145,000 visits. Each site has a unique, diverse, highly acute patient population consisting of local and referral patients. Additionally, the Department collaborates with the Emergency Departments at Lancaster General Hospital, Chester County Hospital and Princeton Medical Center.

Emergency Medicine has a 4 year, highly successful, academically oriented residency program with 46 residents, multiple fellowships, and several nationally acclaimed research programs housed within its Center for Resuscitation Science and the Center for Emergency Care Policy Research. There are over 80 attendings across the three primary academic sites and there are close academic affiliations and programmatic alliances with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Department has active collaborations with other University of Pennsylvania Centers and schools such as the Penn Medicine Center for Healthcare Innovation, Wharton Business School, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Care Economics, and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics among others.

Penn Medicine is a world-class academic institution with superb clinical facilities and programs, the number three ranked medical school in the nation, and a rich and collegial research environment.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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