Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member to join the SIU Family and Community Medicine Program in Decatur, IL. This is an exciting opportunity to take part in the expansion and enhancement of a family medicine program that is vital to improving the health of the people and communities of central Illinois.
The Residency Program in Decatur is one of four regionally based training programs dedicated to providing medical care and improving the health status of the people of Illinois through educational and research programs. SIU FM Decatur's commitment to educational excellence is evident by the vision, development and implementation of their Simulation Lab. The Lab integrates the latest advances in technology with the curriculum for advanced medical training.
SIU Decatur Family Medicine has received recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home focusing patient care not just on acute problems but rather on the overall health of the patient and their family. The Family Medicine Residency Program is accredited by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The Program consists of 15 family medicine residents, graduating 5 residents per year.
For additional information on the program in Decatur, please visit http://www.siumed.edu/dfpc/ .
Highlights of the position and area include: Choose your practice preference: Outpatient only, outpatient and inpatient, or inpatient only. Enjoy working with 7 board certified family medicine physicians, 3 advanced practice providers and 1 behavior scientist. Enjoy autonomy in developing your practice interest. Specialty niche welcomed (i.e. women?s health, sports, memory, geriatrics, etc.). Supervise and oversee educational programs for medical students, resident physicians and physician assistants. A competitive salary, excellent benefits package including signing bonus and University funded malpractice plan. Decatur is ranked 1 st in Illinois for Best Places in the Nation for Physicians and Surgeons. The community offers safe, family oriented neighborhoods, excellent schools and an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities including Lake Decatur. For additional information, visit www.decaturcitylimitless.com .
Required Qualifications: Must be board certified in Family Medicine. Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Illinois. Demonstrated background and interest in academics required.
For full consideration: A letter of interest and curriculum vitae should be directed to the executive search firm: Jordan Search Consultants c/o Sheila Bixler by email, email@example.com or by phone, 636.294.6082.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: SMS-2323
About SIU Medicine
SIU School of Medicine was established in 1970 with a mission to educate physicians for central and southern Illinois. We are a medical school with four areas of excellence: medical education, patient care, research and community service. SIU School of Medicine provides education to undergraduate medical students, medical and surgical residents, fellows, and physician assistant students. Our clinical practice, SIU Medicine, includes a team of more than 250 health care professionals including university physicians and faculty members who are collectively dedicated to providing excellent medical care, advancement of care through research, and training the next generation of physicians. As the premier provider of health care services, SIU Medicine offers both primary care and specialized treatment services including preventative and diagnostic. SIU works in partnership with hospitals and clinics throughout central and southern Illinois to meet the health care needs of our communities.