Pediatric Infectious Diseases Faculty Position Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL
The Section of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, is seeking a Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician to join our full time faculty. Rush’s 57-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit provides the highest level of care to its patients and features single rooms to promote privacy and safety. The Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Rush treats children facing a wide range of infectious conditions. The Section also provides specific services including HIV/AIDs treatment and Toxoplasmosis Care.
Qualified candidates must have completed an approved Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship program and be Board Certified/Board Eligible. Candidates will be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, commensurate with their experience. Candidates should possess a strong commitment to clinical care, education and research. The ideal candidate will be an actively involved clinical educator in the teaching program for medical students and Pediatric residents and have interest in pursuing clinical and/or translational research. Clinical responsibilities include inpatient and out-patient care at Rush and out-patient care at Stroger Cook County Hospital, which is located one block away. This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative within the Department of Pediatrics. Rush is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, and outstanding Pediatric training programs.
Rush University Medical Center is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status – the highest honor in nursing – and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation. Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics. Rush is also home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, and outstanding Pediatric training programs. Rush is located short distances from transportation centers, sports facilities and residential/shopping neighborhoods.
Interested applicants please submit CV and cover letter to:
Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer
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About Rush University Medical Center
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER - CHICAGO, IL
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 676-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 58-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, Rush University and Rush Health. Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Rush is consistently ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World report and has been named among the top five academic medical centers in the country by University HealthSystem Consortium in its annual quality and accountability performance ranking. These accomplishments reflect Rush’s ongoing commitment to providing unparalleled care by working collaboratively to pool knowledge and exchange opinions based on expertise and experience. Rush also is proud to be the preferred hospital and home to the team physicians for both the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.