Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Chair
Location: Rush University Medical Center
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 nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
The successful candidate will provide strategic, innovative, and operational leadership, and will have responsibility and accountability for the clinical and academic performance of all divisions within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. A strong record of collaborative leadership and commitment to excellence in clinical and academic service is essential. Ongoing research achievement, community engagement and educational excellence are highly desirable. The successful candidate must also be committed to mentoring faculty, trainees, and medical students. In addition, (s)he will have credentials that merit appointment as Associate Professor or Professor, will have an MD or equivalent degree, will be ABOG board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, will possess a demonstrated commitment to innovation, and will have the leadership skills necessary for guiding faculty development and advancement across research, clinical and academic missions. As a department leader, the Chair will provide an energetic vision for growing clinical volume, optimizing clinical productivity, and further highlighting sub-specialized clinical expertise. Recruitment of this department leader is part of a key strategic growth initiative; accordingly, generous resources are being dedicated to this effort.
The Department has a long tradition of excellence and expertise in many clinical domains. The faculty includes over 50 full-time faculty members, including all ABOG subspecialties. Most faculty members are employed by the Rush University Medical Group; the remaining faculty members contribute services from their private practices. The Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Program is a fully accredited four-year training program which accommodates six residents per year and provides training to build a strong foundation in primary, subspecialty, and preventive care. Residents complete rotations in inpatient and outpatient settings at Rush as well as at urban and suburban training sites. The exposure to diverse patient populations throughout the four-year program prepares residents for subspecialty training as well as academic and private practice. Future planning includes establishment of ACGME-accredited fellowships.
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. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.
We encourage women and minorities to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:
Nominations or letters of interest that include curriculum vitae should be sent to Courtney Kammer, MHA:
Vice President, Provider Services & Recruitment
Rush University Medical Center
Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer