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Internal Number: 194724
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at 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, is seeking a full-time BC Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist at the Assistant/Associate or Full Professor level to join our Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty. We are ideally seeking a candidate who is a leader in the field and will assume a leadership role, with the opportunity to fill an endowed chair role with a research interest in birth equity or other research interests.
The Obstetrics and Gynecology group at Rush University Medical Center includes academic generalists, OBGYN hospitalists, and sub-specialists in maternal fetal medicine, gynecologic oncology, urogynecology, reproductive endocrinology/infertility, and family planning. The department works closely with advanced practice providers and colleagues in neonatology, anesthesiology, other medical specialties, nursing and ancillary staff.
The division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Rush is a consult-based practice that provides comprehensive services for all aspects of high-risk pregnancies. Deliveries are performed by hospitalist group with 24-hour coverage of labor and delivery. The division is seeking new faculty to add to the development of an integrated, multidisciplinary, value-based approach to high-risk obstetric care. The newly developed division at Rush has goals of developing a strong focus on research and education. The division provides prenatal diagnostic procedures including amniocentesis and CVS for the area healthcare networks. Rush is home to the Fetal Neonatal Center and serves as a referral center for complex fetal anomalies and performs fetal procedures such as intrauterine transfusion, shunt placement, selective/multifetal reduction, amnioreductions and complex deliveries. The ultrasound unit with plans to accommodate a growing patient population contains five E10 machines with Viewpoint software fully integrated to Epic EMR. The unit is fully staffed with a seasoned group of certified sonographers. There are presently 2 dedicated genetic counselors onsite, an integrated fetal center and a cohesive team of 3 MFM physicians recruiting a fourth. Future goals for the division include establishing a Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship program and growing a robust research sector. Applicants will also be actively involved in medical student and resident educational activities. Qualified applicants will have the opportunity to take on leadership positions at the divisional, departmental and institutional levels.
Our growing team of providers supports a large referral base of OB/GYN physicians. Rush University Medical Center is one of ten Perinatal Centers within the Illinois Perinatal Network with service for over 2,500 deliveries annually. The department of obstetrics and gynecology at Rush University Medical Center has supported the role of perinatal network director through its Maternal Fetal Medicine division and has maintained its reputation as an outstanding level III perinatal referral center for greater than 20 years. Candidates will have a faculty appointment commensurate with experience; Rush offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes on-site childcare services. Qualified candidates will be a key faculty member for the Department at Rush's main campus in downtown Chicago, IL.
Rush University System for Health 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 includes 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 among the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs among the nation's best, including top 10 national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet(r) designation, reflect 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. All three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.