Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Employer
Merritt Hawkins
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Job Description & RequirementsStart Date:9/19/2023Job Type:Perm
The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for an associate or full professor. As a full-time faculty member, the appointee will contribute to patient care (including care of COVID-19 patients), medical education, and scholarship and join a vibrant and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. As Section Chief, the successful applicant will lead the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section with the overarching goal of enhancing its clinical and academic excellence. A tradition of excellence in patient care and basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world's top academic institutions, provides the foundation for a career as an academic physician.

We seek applicants who are accomplished program builders and leaders with strong administrative, operational, and financial knowledge and collaborative skills and experienced mentors willing to pursue the strong opportunities for academic and clinical development of the faculty and staff of the Section and the Emergency Room. Additionally, they may be clinical researchers who will focus on clinical trials, quality and/or health outcomes, investigator-initiated clinical trials, and/or multi-center and UC-based IRB-approved studies in the Section.

The UCM has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927. Located in historic Hyde Park, the primary medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children's Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM), totaling more than 550 beds in service and net patient care revenues over $1.4 billion. New ambulatory facilities are located in Orland Park, Tinley, South Loop, and Merrillville, Indiana, and the Ingalls Health System has recently been integrated into the network.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have an MD or equivalent, 2) be Board certified in Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine, and 3) be Board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: https://apply.interfolio.com/120932. Applicants must upload a CV including a bibliography and a cover letter. The review of applications will commence in June 2023 and end when the position is filled. For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit http://tiny.cc/InterfolioHelp.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University's Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

About The CompanyMerritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.



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