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The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is conducting a large-scale recruitment for school physicians to work at NYC’s public schools.  The candidates being sought should be licensed physicians (specifically pediatricians, family medicine doctors, adolescent medicine doctors, or preventive medicine doctors) who also have a strong public health/population health background (ideally an MPH in addition to MD), and who would like a rewarding opportunity with flexible hours.  Details on available positions:

 NYC Office of School Health PT and FT Positions for MDs and DOs

The New York City Office of School Health has both part-time and full-time job openings in the five boroughs for board certified/board eligible Physicians (MD, DO) specializing in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, and Family Medicine with an emphasis on the school-aged population (K through 12) and/or Reproductive Health.

New York City School Health Physicians have flexible schedules (Minimum 20hrs/week to Maximum 35hrs/week).  Physicians working 20 or more hours per week receive comprehensive health insurance and other employment benefits.  Duties involve a balance of clinical work in New York City schools, administrative tasks, and public health assignments.  Work days are generally 9am to 1pm, 9am to 2pm, or 9am to 5pm with no evening or weekend calls.  Physicians have the option to work or be furloughed during holiday breaks and summers when schools are not in session.

To open a job account, apply directly online and for job descriptions, please upload your resume and cover letter to

  • For the Field Doctor positions, School Health Physician (K – 8), enter Job ID 319959
  • For the CATCH Reproductive School Health Physician (High School) positions, enterJob ID 297081
  • For the Supervising School Health Physician Positions, enter Job ID 307390

For more information, please send email inquiries to 

March, 2018

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