Internal Medicine - Chief Resident Opportunity

Trinity Health
Berwyn, Illinois
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Internal Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Loyola Medicine is actively recruiting a Chief Resident for the 2023-2024 academic year for the Loyola Medicine MacNeal Hospital Transitional Year & Internal Medicine Residency Programs located in Berwyn, Illinois.

This is a salaried opportunity with plentiful moonlighting opportunities. Each year we invite three chiefs to join our team in conjunction with one of our sponsoring programs, Internal Medicine (IM). One chief is selected to work most closely with our 16 transitional year (TY) residents as our primary TY Chief. Importantly, this chief also works with the Internal Medicine chief residents and 42 IM residents. This one-year position at MacNeal provides outstanding opportunities for recent residency graduates to further develop their teaching and leadership skills while building on clinical experience as an attending physician. Several of our Chiefs over the years have gone on to work in academic medicine, pursue competitive fellowships, and work in hospital medicine.

MacNeal is a 374-bed hospital with three on-site residency programs (Transitional Year, Internal Medicine, and Family Medicine). The chief resident position includes educational, administrative, and patient care responsibilities. The Chief Resident teaches residents and medical students through a variety of chief resident-led conferences. Our Chiefs lead hospital-wide teaching conferences and are also invited to give CME credited noontime lectures that benefit attending physicians on the medical staff. Our Chiefs represent the residency programs on several key hospital committees. The TY Chief Resident helps supervise the TY residents as they create their patient safety presentations. The Chiefs manage multi-module simulation workshops for procedures and assist with high fidelity simulations. Finally, our chief residents supervise residents as a continuity clinic and inpatient medicine attending.

By the end of the academic year, our chief residents have a deeper understanding of hospital leadership and administration, graduate medical education and administrative skills, such as proficiency in scheduling. These experiences are invaluable whether one chooses to work in a hospital setting or move on to private practice.


  • Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD or DO)
  • Completion of Internal Medicine Residency Training Program
  • Board Eligibility in Internal Medicine
  • Dedication to teaching and interest in further developing teaching skills
  • Interest in curricular development and growing management/administrative skills
  • US Citizen or permanent resident; we cannot accept applicants on a visa


Loyola Medicine offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.


MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital, with more than 550 medical staff members in 50 specialties, advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and psychiatric services, and advanced diagnostics and treatments in a convenient community setting. Our leading-edge technology and facilities allow our team of cardiovascular specialists to deliver a full spectrum of services for you and your family. Two immediate care locations offer quick and easy access when a medical issue is not an emergency but cannot wait for a standard appointment.

Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is a 61-acre medical center campus conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop. LUMC is a quaternary care facility with 547 licensed beds, a Level I Trauma Center, nationally recognized Burn Center, renowned Transplant Center, and a special 20-bed unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplant. The center provides top hospital care in all medical specialties, including orthopedics, nephrology, cardiology, cancer, ophthalmology, and surgery.

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (LUCSSOM) is committed to scholarship and the education of medical professionals and biomedical scientists. The school, including its faculty, trainees, and staff are called to go beyond facts, experimentation, and treatment of disease to prepare people to lead extraordinary lives and treat the human spirit in an environment that encourages innovation, embraces diversity, respects life, and values human dignity.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago. With 800 licensed beds and over $1B in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person. LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, leadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in life advances the healing mission in the communities it serves. LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship; learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare.

LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Medical Center) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUHS is home to approximately 7,000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents and fellows. LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States.

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Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

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