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Family Medicine - Physician - Clinical Research

Company: Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

The - Department of Family and Preventive Medicine - at - *RUSH University Medical Center* - is recruiting experienced - *Research Faculty* - to advance its research mission. Two open-rank full-time positions are available. - We are seeking individuals who will conduct rigorous, grant-funded health services research and contribute to departmental initiatives. Ideal candidates would be family physicians or PhD researchers with training in health services research, behavioral sciences, translational basic science, public health, social sciences, or other related fields. We particularly seek candidates with experience or interest in initiatives such as establishing a primary care focused practice-based research network or who possess expertise in bioinformatics. Leadership opportunities for established investigators exist within the department and across the larger medical center.

The department provides a strong infrastructure that enables researchers to successfully compete for external funding and pursue scholarly activities, including robust pre- and post-award administrative support, a Data Management and Analytics Core with several PhD-level biostatisticians, analysts, and data managers, and a well-trained pool of clinical research staff. Faculty have opportunities for protected research time and access to discretionary research funds. New faculty will join an active group of NIH-funded researchers and family medicine clinicians who conduct translational and health services research to improve primary care and enhance health equity. The department includes researchers of all career levels who have secured over $6 million in external research funding in each of the previous 3 years.

RUSH University partners with the University of Chicago and other local health systems and universities in the - Institute for Translational Medicine, a NIH translational sciences center. RUSH also partners with the University of Chicago in the - Chicago Chronic Condition Equity Network, an NIH-funded health disparities research center. - With DePaul University, RUSH established the - Center for Community Health Equity - to advance public health and reduce health disparities through community-engaged inquiry, scholarship, and service. - RUSH is a participant in the PCORI-funded - Chicago-Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network, or CAPriCORN. These networks, combined with RUSH's own internal culture of interprofessional collaboration, make this a rich environment in which talented researchers can thrive.

*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 2022-2023. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized ten RUSH programs amongst the nation's best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet - 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 third 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.

Keywords: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago , Family Medicine - Physician - Clinical Research, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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