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Family Medicine Faculty Physician with Obstetrics optional

UIC - Rockford
Rockford, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jan 6, 2024

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Academic/Teaching

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford (UICOMR) seeks a full-time board-certified family medicine physician to join its innovative and growing department. Opportunities for growth, leadership, innovation, and scholarship abound. Our department supports full-scope family medicine, education of medical students, residents and fellows, and research. UICOMR is a well-established 4-year medical school for the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Our medical school has approximately 220 students; an average of 22% of our graduates enter Family Medicine residencies. Founded in 1971, our unopposed residency is an 8-8-7, university-based program offering full spectrum care to a diverse population. Our residents are trained in all aspects of Family Medicine, including a well-established obstetrics curriculum which includes an advanced and surgical obstetrics track. We also offer fellowships in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Headache Medicine and are launching a new Addiction Medicine fellowship. We prefer physicians with expertise in obstetrics/women’s health, fellowship training, POCUS, or a strong desire to develop an academic career. In addition to a limited clinical practice, the position provides for the supervision of fellows, residents, and medical students in the ambulatory and inpatient settings. Protected time for development or opportunities in an area of focus is supported. The department has a large research division that is fully funded and supports our faculty in scholarship. A very attractive salary and outstanding benefits package!

UW SwedishAmerican Hospital, a division of the University of Wisconsin, is the busiest tertiary care hospital in Rockford and our primary inpatient site. It has just opened a new state-of-the-art Women & Children’s Hospital, has a level III NICU, 24-hour MFM support, and averages over 3,300 deliveries per year. A recipient of numerous quality recognitions, including the 100 Top Hospital designation, UW SwedishAmerican provides access to state-of-the-art services and a robust, high-quality medical staff for our patients, faculty, and residents.

Rockford, a progressive mid-sized metropolitan area in northern Illinois, is located approximately 85 miles west of Chicago. The city features an award-winning park system, several gardens showcasing diverse flora and landscapes, a prominent art museum along with other art-related attractions, a vibrant theater scene, a revitalized downtown, a river walk, a minor league hockey team, numerous golf courses, affordable living, a diverse dining scene, and convenient access to other major Midwest cities.

The ideal candidate is a board-certified Family Medicine physician qualified to be licensed to practice in Illinois with a desire to develop or continue in an academic career. Board Certification is required prior to the commencement of employment.

APPLICATION Instructions

We will begin reviewing applications on or around Thursday, January 4, 2024, with full consideration given to those received by this date. However, we continue to welcome applications until Monday, February 19, 2024.

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Please include a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references with your application.


Fullest consideration date: Thursday, January 4, 2024, at 5:00 pm (Central Standard Time)
The search committee will review applications received prior to this date for early action.


Final date: Monday, February 19, 2024, at 5:00 pm (Central Standard Time)
Applications received through February 19, 2024, will be accepted, and reviewed until the position is filled.


Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.




The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit 


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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