Movement Disorders Physician in Chicago

Rush University Medical Center
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Facility: Rush University Medical Center 
Address: 1653 W. Congress Parkway 
Chicago, IL 60612 
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Specialty: Neurology : Movement Disorders 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Movement Disorders Opportunities
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL 

The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, is expanding its program with two clinical/research positions to join nine other full-time Movement Disorders specialists. The program is seeking an Associate Professor or Associate-Professor eligible movement disorder neurologist to join its program focused on Patient Care, Research and Education. Applicants should have an interest in Huntington Disease and related research programs, with a potential secondary interest in one of the following: genetics, cognition, neuropsychiatric issues, physiology, imaging or basic science. In addition, the program is seeking a movement disorder neurologist with interest and expertise in dystonia. Rush University is a member of the Dystonia Coaliation and Dystonia Study Group and has several ongoing studies in this disorder and is the longest and most stable program in Chicagoland. Faculty rank will commensurate with experience. Both positions will be predominantly clinically focused, with opportunities for research collaboration and educational initiatives. 

Qualified candidates must have completed a fellowship program and be Board Certified in Neurology. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to patient care, resident education, clinical medicine and research.  Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or higher commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush Medical College.  This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative at Rush University Medical Center.  The Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program has approximately 6000 adults and children per year, with all types of movement disorders. Fellows, neuropsychologists, psychiatry, and videography are integral parts of the program.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and cover letter to:

Leah Tyrrell
Director, Faculty Recruitment
Rush University Medical Center
Leah_M_Tyrrell@rush.edu

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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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 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 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 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth 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

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Contact: Leah Tyrrell 
Phone: 312-563-6074
Fax: 312-942-7378 
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