The Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago seeks a full-time non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Assistant Professor. This child abuse pediatrician would join a well-established and expanding hospital child abuse team. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Qualified candidates will possess outstanding clinical and teaching skills, and will lead a growing child abuse telemedicine/telehealth program at Lurie Children’s Hospital. Candidates for the position should be board-eligible for subspecialty board certification or certified in child abuse pediatrics, and preferably have some technical proficiency and/or interest in telemedicine/telehealth. Salary is commensurate with rank and experience.
The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.
The Protective Service Team includes four child abuse pediatricians, two child abuse pediatrics fellows, a Research Director, research coordinators/associates, a program coordinator, and a group of excellent social workers who provide on-site consultation 24/7. The team evaluates approximately 1,000 children per year. In addition, the team physicians participate in a unique collaborative partnership with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Chicago Police Department to provide comprehensive clinical assessment, treatment and follow-up care for children reported to DCFS.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (Lurie Children's Hospital) is a free-standing children’s hospital located just off the magnificent mile and Lake Michigan, and adjacent to the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine campus. It has more than 1,100 pediatric specialists focusing on 70 specialties in multiple locations and routinely provides more care to more young people than any other Chicago-area hospital or medical center. The patient population represents a broad spectrum of socioeconomic status, ethnic background, and geographic distribution that ranges from the immediate Chicago area as well as a referral population throughout Illinois and several surrounding states.
Chicago is a world-class city that is home to hundreds of the most diverse and culturally rich neighborhoods in America. The city has world-championship sports teams, renowned architecture, award-winning theater, numerous parks and beaches, over 7,000 restaurants, and much more.
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