Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician
The Section of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center, located in downtown Chicago, is seeking a Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician to join our full time faculty. Rush’s 57-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit provides the highest level of care to its patients and features single rooms to promote privacy and safety. The Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Rush treats children facing a wide range of infectious conditions. The Section also provides specific services including HIV/AIDs treatment and Toxoplasmosis Care.
Qualified candidates must have completed an approved Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship program and be Board Certified/Board Eligible. Candidates will be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, commensurate with their experience. Candidates should possess a strong commitment to clinical care, education and research. The ideal candidate will be an actively involved clinical educator in the teaching program for medical students and Pediatric residents and have interest in pursuing clinical and/or translational research. Clinical responsibilities include inpatient and out-patient care at Rush and out-patient care at Stroger Cook County Hospital, which is located one block away. This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative within the Department of Pediatrics. Rush is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, and outstanding Pediatric training programs.
More about Rush University Medical Center:
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.
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