Dermatology Residency Program Director - Clinical Faculty
Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 314605
Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution, and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in Chicago, invites applications for the Dermatology Residency Program Director position.
Rush Dermatology seeks a candidate to direct the training of future dermatology physicians. The Residency Program Director will be responsible for residency program operations, curriculum, policies and procedures, maintaining ACGME accreditation, residency recruitment, and evaluations. The Director will also participate in oversight of the budget process and supervision of the program coordinator. Candidates must have an MD, DO, or equivalent degree, be board certified in Dermatology, and have least three years of experience educating dermatology residents or fellows. Faculty appointment and compensation will be commensurate with experience.
The Rush Dermatology Residency is a nationally recognized leader in education, training residents to practice at the highest level of dermatology. The ACGME-accredited residency program includes seven residents who have their primary clinical outpatient experience at Rush University Medical Center with rotations on inpatient consults, dermatological and Mohs surgery, and dermatopathology. We have a strong commitment to excellence in patient care and research. The residency fosters a supportive environment where residents build skills in clinical dermatology across a broad spectrum of cutaneous diseases.
Rush Dermatology includes of nine full-time and 15 part-time and affiliated faculty members. We play an integral role in the core mission of Rush University Medical Center. Faculty have a range of interests, including psoriasis, skin cancer, autoimmune blistering diseases, connective tissue diseases, skin of color, oncodermatology, hidradenitis suppurativa, vasculitis, and vitiligo, which fosters a rich educational environment. The division also offers a wide range of aesthetic services and procedures.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) 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 comprises 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 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. T...hese accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of 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 first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.