Stroke Neurology – Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Neurology

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical College, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Stroke Neurologist.  The Department of Neurological Sciences is seeking an academic stroke neurologist to join its expanding program.  Qualified candidates must have completed an approved vascular neurology fellowship program and be BE/BC.  The position includes a faculty appointment in Rush Medical College commensurate with experience. Teaching vascular neurology fellows, neurology residents and medical students and participating in house staff education is also an expectation.


The Rush TJC certified Comprehensive Stroke Program currently includes 6 fellowship trained vascular neurologists, 6 neuro-critical care intensivists, and 3 neuro-endovascular surgeons. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial group that provides cutting edge high quality clinical care while also conducting high impact research in the field and educating stroke fellows, neurology residents and other trainees. Rush Neurology and Neurosurgery was recently ranked #3 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and the comprehensive stroke program has been awarded Gold Plus/Honor Roll Elite status by the AHA.  Rush has a 28-bed neurological intensive care unit, a stroke IMCU as well as a designated inpatient stroke floor for the management and specialized care of stroke patients.  There is also a cerebrovascular ultrasound laboratory for carotid duplex and transcranial Doppler examinations in addition to a well-established Telestroke network and a mobile stroke program. The outpatient stroke clinic has also expanded into specialty clinics including a neuro cardiac clinic, women’s stroke clinic and combined stroke / vascular neurosurgery clinic. Given the robust nature of the program, there are also ample opportunities for growth and leadership roles for interested members of the faculty.


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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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.

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