Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Surgery Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL The Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a Pediatric Surgeon to join a diverse practice in an academic medical center in Chicago. The selected individual will join a division of 4 full-time clinical faculty. Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. The predominant criteria for appointment are: a commitment to teaching, excellence in clinical care and institutional service. The ideal candidate for this position is highly adaptable as the practice sees a high volume of patients and provides coverage in different practice models. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or above. 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. In this building is housed the new state of the art 70 bed NICU with all private rooms. Rush has a very robust Maternal-Fetal center and recruits high risk mothers from across the Midwest. The 16 bed PICU is staffed by in-house intensivists and supports both a busy neurosurgical and cardiac surgical practice. Rush currently is an ELSO certified center of excellence for ECMO. All pediatric subspecialty practices are represented within the Department of Pediatrics and the pediatric residency program is one of the highest rated in Chicago. 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 or