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Chicago: Med-Peds Physicians
Academic Med-Peds Physicians
The University of Chicago’s Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, is partnering
with the Department of Pediatrics to search for full-time faculty members with experience in general
medicine-pediatrics to focus on clinical, educational, and quality improvement.
The Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) Residency program was established in 1982 and trains 16 Med-
Peds residents per year. Over half of the approximately 100 graduates have continued in general Med-
Peds careers while the other half pursue subspecialty training.
Appointees will join a well-established General Medicine program, including 9 medicine-pediatrics
faculty, and develop an academic niche that builds upon our faculty expertise in primary care, health
care delivery, medical education, and health equity. Clinical responsibilities include seeing patients in
our Primary Care Group at our Hyde Park campus and occasionally at our network and affiliate sites.
Leadership opportunities may be available. Other duties will include the teaching and supervision of
medicine – pediatrics trainees and interested students, and scholarly activity. We especially welcome
applicants with interest an in team-based care and healthy equity for diverse patient populations.
Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent,
2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be board certified or eligible in
Internal Medicine or Medicine / Pediatrics.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic
Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/128751.
Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and a cover letter. Review of applications ends when
all available positions are filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of
backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom
of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest
value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and
ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic
information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the
University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call
773-834-3988 or email [email protected] with their request.
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