The Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in downtown Chicago is seeking a full-time academic neurologist with specialty training in neuromuscular disorders to fill the position of Chief of the Section of Neuromuscular Diseases.
The Rush Neuromuscular Disease Clinic offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of patients with disorders of nerve, muscle, and the neuromuscular junction in a modern clinical facility with excellent support services. Available resources include fully developed multidisciplinary clinics for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and muscular dystrophy, with top notch ancillary providers and rehabilitation programs. Our expert team individualizes treatment plans, giving patients access to the latest therapies, including innovative medicines and clinical studies.
Qualified candidates will be Board Certified in Neurology with academic qualifications appropriate for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level. ABPN certification in neuromuscular disease with strong clinical skills, and an established record of academic accomplishment are required. Teaching clinical neurophysiology fellows, neurology residents and medical students and participating in house staff education is also an expectation. Interest in clinical, translational or basic science research and a successful track record of grant funding is a plus.
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 first 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