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Internal Medicine-Genetics

Employer
Endeavor Health
Location
Evanston, Illinois
Closing date
May 18, 2025

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Position Highlights:

  • Position: Internal Medicine-Genetics
  • Location: Evanston, IL
  • Full Time

A Brief Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic physician in internal medicine to join the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine (NCPM). The successful candidate will develop specialization in High Risk Cancer Genetics with the support of NCPM. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in the identification, evaluation, and management of patients at increased risk of hereditary cancer syndromes. Collaborating closely with geneticists, oncologists, genetic counselors, and other healthcare professionals, you will provide comprehensive care to patients with a strong family history of cancer or genetic predispositions. Your expertise will be instrumental in guiding patients through genetic testing, interpreting results, and devising personalized risk reduction and surveillance strategies. Additionally, you will contribute to ongoing research initiatives aimed at advancing our understanding of hereditary cancer syndromes and improving patient outcomes.

What you will do:

  • Conduct comprehensive medical evaluations of patients with suspected hereditary cancer syndromes.
  • Order and interpret genetic tests to assess patients' risk of developing cancer.
  • Develop individualized risk assessment and management plans based on genetic findings and family history.
  • Provide genetic counseling and education to patients and their families regarding hereditary cancer risks and preventive measures.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to coordinate patient care, including oncologists, surgeons, and genetic counselors.
  • Participate in research activities, including clinical trials and data analysis, to advance knowledge in the field of cancer genetics.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in cancer genetics research and incorporate evidence-based practices into clinical care.
  • Mentorship opportunities: Engage in on-the-job training and direct mentorship with the personalized medicine team to enhance your knowledge and skills in the rapidly evolving field of cancer genetics and personalized medicine

What you will need:

  • MD/DO Medicine Required
  • Illinois Medical license or pending
  • Controlled Substance/DEA License or pending
  • BC/BE

Benefits:

  • Career Pathways to Promote Professional Growth and Development
  • Various Medical, Dental, and Vision options
  • CME
  • Wellness Program Plan
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account Options
  • Retirement Options with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Community Involvement Opportunities

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

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