The Section of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center in downtown Chicago is seeking a full-time neonatologist who is interested in pursuing a career that combines clinical research and practice to join our faculty. The Renée Schine Crown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a Level 3 (highest IL designation), 72 bed (single roomed), state-of-the-art unit. We care for critically ill infants who are born at Rush and/or transferred in from network hospitals, from extremely preterm infants to those with complex surgical needs cared for prenatally by our Fetal-Neonatal Center.
The ideal candidate will have research interests that align with the productive NICU Human Milk research team at Rush. Current areas of investigation include human milk science; lactation physiology; disparities in lactation outcomes; clinical, neurodevelopmental and economic outcomes associated with human milk feedings for very low birth weight infants; donor milk; and maternal, infant and milk microbiome. Graduating fellows with significant research experience and potential are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and qualified for an appointment to the faculty at Rush University Medical School.
Rush University Medical Center is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush 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 2017. 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 located short distances from two other universities, two other medical centers, transportation centers, sports facilities, and residential/shopping neighborhoods.
Interested applicants should submit CV and cover letter to:
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.