Sleep Medicine – Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Pulmonary & Critical Care

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 a full-time faculty position to join the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Disorders Service and Research Center. The qualified candidate will be fellowship trained in pulmonary/critical care, as well as sleep medicine.  The candidate will join the current team of 26 faculty members to further enhance and grow the outpatient practice as well as share in the coverage of the hospital’s critical care and inpatient pulmonary needs. The outpatient activities will be dedicated to sleep medicine. The percentage of effort dedicated to inpatient pulmonary critical care or outpatient sleep medicine can be tailored to the candidate’s career goals. Teaching and supervising medical students, residents and fellows will be an important educational activity as RUSH has an ACGME-accredited Sleep Medicine fellowship with 2 fellows per year. The Center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and has a behavioral sleep medicine-accredited training program as well. In addition, RUSH has an ACGME-accredited Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship with four fellows per year and an ACGME-accredited Critical Care fellowship with two fellows per year. The position offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an academic appointment commensurate with experience. Candidates must be board-certified/board-eligible in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine.


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. The adult pulmonology/lung surgery program was ranked #28 in the nation. 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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Rose Sprinkle
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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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