The Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of a new position as a Neurohospitalist in the distinguished Neurology Program. This program is recruiting applicants interested to join a team that is continuously growing and looking for the next clinical and research breakthroughs. The neurohospitalists will have a team of residents to work with to provide care for both patients admitted to the general neurology inpatient service and consults throughout the medical center. The successful candidate will have completed ACGME accredited neurology residency.  Candidates with additional training or experience in hospital neurology, stroke or neurocritical care are additionally welcome. Candidates should be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology. This is a full-time faculty position. The predominant criteria include: excellence in clinical care, a strong desire to teach, and a commitment to research and scholarly activity that advances the field of medicine.  There will be opportunities to participate in quality improvement, patient safety and utilization review within the department and institutionally. There will be opportunities to advance telehealth initiatives.

The Department of Neurological Sciences has more than 100 faculty belonging to 12 sections and research laboratories as well as 25 APPs. The hospital has 603 beds, and the neurology department has general, epilepsy, neuromuscular, neuroimmunology, stroke, and neurocritical care inpatient and consult services.  Faculty members are actively engaged in clinical care, research and education of 50 residents and fellows.


Leah Tyrrell

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Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.

Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.

Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.

Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.

The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.

Leah Tyrrell

Leah Tyrrell

Director, Faculty Recruitment

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