Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States

May 20, 2022

Description

Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine (Job ID #162758)

Department:

Medicine

Category:

Faculty

Location:

Chicago

Close Date:

05/20/2022

Description:

The expanding Department of Family and Community Medicine currently has approximately 50 academic and clinical faculty members. The Department and faculty share a mission to provide excellent clinical care, education, and research that meets the primary care needs of a diverse urban population. We are committed to providing care to many underserved communities, including patients with HIV, transgender care, and full-spectrum family planning. The Department partners with Mile Square Health Center, a federally qualified health center that serves an inner-city population at 11 outpatient sites. The Department runs the UIC student health service, serving over 30,000 students. The faculty and residents provide broad-spectrum care in the academic medical center, including maternity care at two outpatient clinics and two Family and Community Medicine inpatient services that admit all ages. The department supports a broad range of clinical interests among its faculty and is committed to supporting and mentoring its members.

We have a top-rated Family and Community Medicine clerkship that trains 180 medical students each year and an outstanding Family and Community Medicine Residency with 27 residents. We have a longstanding history of developing educational innovations to prepare the health workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patient populations. We co-lead one of 48 national Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Programs (GWEPs) funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The department includes the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC), also funded by HRSA. The position comes with a comprehensive benefits package and clinical incentive plan.

Duties:

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine invites applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. The position is for full-time, non-tenure track clinical physician faculty.

Responsibilities may encompass a full range of outpatient (including women's health), inpatient, and obstetric services, though all may not be required. Teaching medical students will be an essential part of the outpatient practice. We seek energetic, forward-thinking, team-oriented family physicians who are willing to engage in the transformation of our practice into a high- quality primary care model using principles of continuous quality improvement. This position will start initially as primarily clinical, with an expectation of approximately 80% of effort devoted to direct patient care at the University Village Family and Community Medicine Center, UI Health Pilsen Family Health Center Lower West, and at the University of Illinois Hospital.

Qualifications:

MD/DO

Eligible to be licensed in the State of Illinois, board-certified in Family Medicine

Desire to practice in an academic medical center

Spanish language fluency is preferred but not required