Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago seek a Medical Director to lead the Ruth D. & Ken M. Davee Pediatric Neurocritical Care Program. Established in 2005, this is one of the few in the nation and is recognized as a national leader in pediatric neurocritical care. The program is part of the Divisions of Neurology and Critical Care. The Division of Neurology is ranked 8th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
The individual will be responsible for leading the neurocritical care team which includes intensivists, neurologists, an advanced practice nurse and neurocritical care fellows. The candidate will participate in the clinical care provided by the group which includes inpatient service, long-term outpatient follow-up after discharge, and telemedicine consults for ICUs at outside hospitals in the region. The program director will be responsible for all aspects of the program including directing the neurocritical care fellowship, and supervision of research activities by the faculty. In addition, this individual will be expected to contribute to the strategic development and expansion of the program in collaboration with the Division Head.
The individual must be an MD or DO and be board certified in Neurology, with special qualifications in Pediatric Neurology and demonstrated expertise in pediatric neurocritical care. The candidate must also be licensed in the State of Illinois to practice without restriction. A specific research interest within neurocritical care and a track record of mentoring trainees and faculty is highly desirable. The position includes an academic appointment as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Tenure status will be determined based on qualifications. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications.
The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.
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Interested candidates should submit their CVs via the NU careers site. For questions, please contact:
Leon Epstein, MD, Division Head of Neurology Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 51 Chicago, IL 60611 Contact by phone at 312.227.4453 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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