The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago is recruiting faculty to join the fast growing section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago is a state-of-the-art children’s hospital.  Our teams of pediatric experts use advanced diagnostic and medical techniques to care for children of all ages.  The Pediatric Emergency Department, a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center on the South Side of Chicago, treats approximately 30,000 diverse patients a year.  It is a free standing children’s hospital within a larger medical center.  The seven year old facility has a total of 28 beds: 22 general exam rooms, two procedure rooms, two triage rooms and two trauma/resuscitation rooms.

We are hiring faculty interested in joining a growing Academic Section with an accredited PEM Fellowship.  Faculty will be expected to hold or be eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Illinois.  Applicants must be board certified/board eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  Clinical responsibilities include patient care and teaching of medical students and pediatric/emergency medicine house staff.  Successful applicants will enter an academic track within the University of Chicago and be expected to pursue a career in clinical care and research.  The development of an academic career in pediatric emergency medicine will be supported with resources and mentorship.  Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience.  The University of Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

If any are interested, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to the contact information below.

Alison S. Tothy, MD
Section Chief/Medical Director; Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Pediatrics 
University of Chicago 
Executive Medical Chief; Office of Patient Experience
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 0810
Chicago, Illinois 60637
phone: (773)702-3571
fax: (773)702-0414
pager: (773)845-5820
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