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Emergency Medicine Physician Author

Department: USMLE / Medical Content
Location: Dallas, TX

Emergency Medicine Physician Author

UWorld is seeking practicing emergency medicine physician-authors to write and edit content for our web-based products. Emergency medicine physician-authors will collaborate with a team of physicians, editors, and illustrators to produce high-quality content in emergency medicine for various UWorld question banks, including our current 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.

Schedule Overview

Physician-authors will work part-time in the clinical setting and the remainder of the time at our corporate office on a mutually agreed-upon schedule (typically ~25–40% clinical and ~60–75% nonclinical).

Requirements

  • ABEP®-certified or eligible MD

  • Exceptional communication skills, superior medical knowledge, and passion for training future physicians

  • High scores on ABEM® and USMLE® Step 1, 2, and 3 examinations

  • Prior experience in writing board-style questions, tutoring medical students, or working in an academic institution preferred

Job Responsibilities

  • 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)
  • Generous paid holiday schedule
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, disability)
  • 401(k) plan for retirement with 4% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)
  • On-site group fitness classes & relaxed work environment

At UWorld, we believe strength is derived from the talents, ideas, and experiences of a diverse workforce.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected class.  UWorld is proud to be an equal opportunity employer providing a drug-free workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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