Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a full-time Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist or Psychiatry Advanced Practice Provider to provide outpatient coverage in its Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment and Services (AARTS) Center (www.rush.edu/autism). The AARTS center is a comprehensive, lifespan program delivering clinical, resources and outreach to individuals with ASD and their family members (https://www.rush.edu/services/autism-care/autism-resource-directory). The program also has a robust clinical research program in developmental, social and emotional challenges in youth and adults with a range of neurodevelopmental and mental health challenges. Qualified candidates will be a Psychiatrist or Physician who has completed a Child Psychiatry fellowship or a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Provider. Experience working with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) populations and/or clinical research experience is preferred. 


The successful candidate would be encouraged to provide specialized diagnostics and medication management services in our outpatient program, mentor trainees, participate in clinical trials, and engage with our community outreach through local and national organization, community education, as well as academic presentations. Opportunities for growing administrative and research leadership skills are available and strongly encouraged. The position offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an academic appointment commensurate with experience.


Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.  Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.


Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.


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Why Rush?

Best HospitalsRush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2020-2021. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized 11 Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top five national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery.

These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.

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Rush is united by diversity, inclusion and a commitment to health equity. Rush is also a perennial “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”

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Rush is currently involved in more than 1,600 research studies, many NIH-funded. Rush’s long tradition of discovery dates back to determining the causes of scarlet fever, heart attacks and sickle cell anemia. Today we’re also leaders in neurosciences, cancer, immunology, infection, regenerative medicine and more. Join us in spearheading life-changing research at the national level.