Division Chief of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Nov 20, 2018
Jan 19, 2019
Full Time
Position Type

Division Chief, Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine Rush University Medical Center Chicago, Illinois

Rush University Medical Center and Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking a Division Chief of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine. This program is located in downtown Chicago, IL and is currently ranked #14 in the 2018 US News & World Report.

The successful candidate will be a physician or physician scientist with a strong vision for growth and demonstrate a commitment to clinical service, community engagement, research and academic excellence. Qualified candidates must have an established reputation in the field and a strong record of collaborative leadership. In addition, they must have an MD or equivalent degree, be board-certified/board-eligible and possess credentials that merit appointment as Associate Professor or Professor.

The Division is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top geriatrics program. It has a long history of excellence in clinical care, training, education, and research and is home to the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging. The Division has a thriving research arm with more than $7 million in annual funding. This growing Division of more than 20 faculty members has many new clinical and educational programs with opportunities for research and scholarly growth. Candidates would be joining an established group in an academic setting with clinical programs in sub-acute care and hospice as well as inpatient and ambulatory geriatrics.

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 located short distances from transportation centers, sports facilities and residential/shopping neighborhoods.


Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to:

Maggie McGauley

Faculty Recruitment


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