Pediatric Dermatologist - Chicago
Rush University Medical Center
The Department of Dermatology at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a full-time Pediatric Dermatologist, with interest in clinical research, to join its faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Qualified candidates will have completed an ACGME accredited Dermatology Residency and Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship and be board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Dermatology.
The successful candidate will become a faculty member in the Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center. The Department of Dermatology has 10 faculty members and the Department of Pediatrics consists of nearly 100 pediatricians representing 20 pediatric specialties. Areas of expertise in the Dermatology department include: connective tissue disease, immune bullous diseases, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, pigmented lesions, skin cancer, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, mastocytosis and hidradenitis suppurativa. The candidate will be expected to provide clinical care as well as actively participate in the departmental academic programs, including, but not limited to: teaching of Dermatology residents and medical students, participation in grand rounds and journal clubs as well as pursue research interests.
Rush University Children’s Hospital includes multiple pediatric primary care practices, and more than 20 pediatric specialties, including gastroenterology, neurology and hematology/oncology among others. Another 135 physician members of the Rush Medical Staff provide resources for pediatric care in surgical subspecialties, psychiatry, emergency medicine, family practice and other relevant fields. The Department has approximately 75,000 annual outpatient clinic visits.
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 9 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2015-2016 "America's Best Hospital's" 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 2015. 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 – three times by Truven Health Analytics. The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights group that advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality, has named Rush a Leader in LGBT Health Equality for eight consecutive years.
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