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Psychiatry Residency Program Director

Northwestern University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chicago, Illinois
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Jun 18, 2022

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Psychiatry Residency Program Director

 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University is seeking qualified candidates to join our leadership team as Program Director of Northwestern’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program. This position is for a full-time non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The Northwestern psychiatry Training Program is committed to the education of the next generation of psychiatrists and training future leaders in clinical care, research, and medical education. Located in downtown Chicago, Illinois, we have 36 approved positions, including R25-funded research track positions. Our growing psychiatry department aspires to be a nationally recognized leader in innovative, patient-centered and collaborative behavioral health care; in the education of the next generation of behavioral health clinicians and academic leaders; and to be on the forefront of translational and clinical research aimed at improving mental health.

The successful candidate will strive for excellence and innovation in residency education. Responsibilities of the Psychiatry Residency Program Director include but are not limited to program administration and operations; clinical teaching and scholarly activity; resident recruitment and selection, including recruitment of diverse residents from groups underrepresented in medicine; resident evaluation and promotion; supervision and education of residents in clinical contexts; and oversight of faculty teaching residents. The Program Director also engages in direct clinical care, serving as a professional role model for our patient first mission. The Program Director’s clinical activity will be tailored to the candidate’s professional interests.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) is an 894-bed academic medical center hospital that is the primary teaching affiliate for the Feinberg School of Medicine and has nearly 1,900 affiliated physicians representing virtually every medical specialty. Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranks among the top hospitals in the nation and is recognized for providing exemplary patient care and innovative advancements in a variety of clinical areas including cardiovascular care; oncology; neurology and neurosurgery; geriatrics; solid organ and soft tissue transplants; orthopaedics; and women’s health at its Prentice Women’s Hospital.

Minimum Requirements: Board certified in psychiatry with a minimum of 3 years of experience in administrative or educational leadership in academic psychiatry. Must have or be eligible for a medical license in the state of Illinois.

Application Process: Qualified candidates are invited to upload a CV and brief letter of interest addressed to Sachin Patel MD, Chair of the Psychiatry Department, and Cara Angelotta MD, Chair of Search Committee. Women and candidates from underrepresented minority groups and diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications accepted here:

Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website.

The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Click for information on EEO is the Law.

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