UWorld is seeking practicing Pediatrics physician-authors to write and edit content for our web-based products. Pediatrics physician-authors will collaborate with a team of physicians, editors, and illustrators to produce high-quality content for our USMLE®, Internal Medicine (ABIM®), and Family Medicine (ABFM) Question Banks, in addition to other products in development.
Ideal candidates will follow a schedule that provides a constant balance of clinical and non-clinical work. Physician-authors will update their medical expertise while educating tomorrow's physicians via our innovative and interactive platform. Candidates will partner with some of the brightest minds in education and become a part of UWorld's success story.
If you are looking for a company that is passionate about medical education and provides growth opportunity with a good work/life balance, UWorld is right for you.
This position reports to the Director of Medical Education.
Physician-authors will work part-time in a hospital-based (eg, hospitalist) or outpatient practice and the remainder of the time at our corporate office on a mutually agreed-upon schedule (typically ~25–40% clinical and ~60–75% nonclinical).
Board certified or eligible MD
Exceptional communication skills, superior medical knowledge, and passion for training future physicians
High scores on USMLE® Step 1, 2, and 3 examinations
Prior experience in writing board-style questions, tutoring medical students, or working in an academic institution preferred
Ability to relocate and work onsite in Dallas, Texas
Develop original content for the USMLE®, ABIM®, ABFM, and other UWorld Question Banks, including writing clinical vignettes and/or comprehensive explanations that follow the UWorld style and are based on examination blueprints and high-yield clinical scenarios
Review and revise content written by other team members, providing and receiving feedback with tact and diplomacy, with a focus on accuracy, precision, readability, and educational value
Work with medical illustration team to create original high-yield images and figures highlighting important medical concepts or disease processes
Collaborate with interdisciplinary team of physicians, editors, illustrators, IT/customer support professionals, and others to produce content, improve processes, develop new features, and respond to user feedback
Manage time effectively while multitasking and contributing to collaborative work environment
Complete other tasks as requested
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive compensation (contingent on experience)
Paid time off (based on sliding scale according to hire date and work hours)
401(k) plan for retirement with 4% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)
On-site group fitness classes & relaxed work environment
“UWorld is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified persons. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, handicap or disability, or age in any of its policies, procedures, or practices in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (pertaining to race, color, and national origin), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (pertaining to handicap), and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (pertaining to age). This non-discriminatory policy covers hiring and employment at the Company.”