The Division of Geriatric Medicine at Rush University Medical Center seeks a motivated, board-certified/board-eligible Palliative Medicine Physician to serve as a clinician-educator at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
This opportunity is ideal for the Palliative Medicine physician who is interested in an urban academic teaching hospital and working within a robust and rapidly growing interdisciplinary palliative medicine team. This position includes patient care (inpatient consultation and outpatient clinic), education and scholarly productivity. Additional highlights include:
- Being a part of a well-established Academic Palliative Medicine section, established in 2010 within the Geriatric Division of the Department of Internal Medicine
- Strong focus on interdisciplinary education with learners from several fellowships and required rotation for medical residents
- Interface with a diverse patient population (socioeconomic, cultural, and disease processes)
- Serve as a core clinical faculty member for a strong ACGME-accredited Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship in a joint venture with neighboring Cook County Hospital
- Partner with an onsite inpatient hospice unit
- Participation in opportunities in workforce development, workforce resiliency research, academic research and quality improvement
- Provide mentorship and continuing education within the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at Rush University Medical Center
- The potential to gain protected time for leadership and academic productivity
The ideal applicant will be fellowship-trained in Palliative Medicine with board-certification in his/her primary specialty, as well as board-certification or board eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Experience with substance abuse and addiction medicine is preferred. Candidates with a strong interest in presenting and publishing at the regional and national level are encouraged to apply. The position offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an academic appointment commensurate with experience.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in five specialties in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2019, Rush was designated a leader in LGBTQ health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the 10th consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.
Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer