Nephrology – Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Nephrology

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for (2) full-time Clinical Nephrologists in the Division of Nephrology. The incumbents will contribute to the clinical and educational missions of the division and will have academic appointments in the College of Medicine of Rush University.

Interest in the areas of cardio-renal disease, onco-nephrology, and nephrolithiasis are encouraged. Responsibilities will include outpatient care in general nephrology, inpatient consultative services and call coverage, and outpatient care inclusive of home, peritoneal, and in-center dialysis patients. Teaching responsibilities will include the training of medical students, residents, and fellows. Strong written and verbal communication skills, evidence of excellence in nephrology clinical practice and teaching, commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and academic interest in clinical research are preferred. Candidates must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Nephrology.

The Rush Division of Nephrology, newly led by Dr. Haimanot (Monnie) Wasse, consists of nine clinical faculty members (four Rush-employed and five private practice). Together we provide state-of-the-art, collaborative, and patient-centered care to adult patients with kidney disease, hypertension, and fluid and electrolyte abnormalities. This is an exciting time at Rush Nephrology and we would like to recruit colleagues that will share our academic vision and enthusiasm.

The Nephrology Division collaborates closely with other Rush specialists to treat kidney conditions as well as health issues related to kidney disease. Rush has a busy and highly regarded kidney transplant program with 100% one-year survival since 2006. In 2020, the Division is ranked number 1 in Illinois and number 11 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The Nephrology Research program at Rush is very active with a large NIH portfolio covering many areas of translational Nephrology.

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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Halli Pockat
Manager, Faculty and Provider Recruitment

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