Category: Clinical Faculty
Department: Family and Community Medicine
Requisition ID: 1022727
Campus: UIC | Chicago, IL
Posting Close Date: January 31, 2024
About the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)
UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie Research University with Very High Research Activity (RU/VH), and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.
About the Department of Family and Community Medicine
The Department of Family and Community Medicine currently has approximately 50 academic and clinical faculty members who share a mission to provide excellent clinical care, education, and research that meets the primary care needs of a diverse urban population. We are committed to providing full spectrum care to many underserved communities, including treating patients with HIV, substance use disorder, and providing transgender care and reproductive healthcare. The Department partners with Mile Square Health Center, a federally qualified health center with 13 outpatient sites. The Department runs the UIC student health service, serving over 30,000 students. The faculty and residents provide broad-spectrum care in the academic medical center, including pregnancy care at three outpatient clinics and two Family and Community Medicine inpatient services that admit all ages. The Department supports a broad range of clinical interests among its faculty and is committed to supporting and mentoring its members.
We have a top-rated Family and Community Medicine clerkship that trains 180 medical students each year and an outstanding Family and Community Medicine Residency with 27 residents. We have a longstanding history of developing educational innovations to prepare the health workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patient populations. We co-lead one of 48 national Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Programs (GWEPs) funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The department includes the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC), also funded by HRSA. The position comes with a comprehensive benefits package and clinical incentive plan.
The Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine is seeking forward-thinking, team-oriented family physicians who are willing to engage in the continued advancement of our practice as a high-quality primary care model using principles of continuous quality improvement. The Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine position is for full- or part-time, non-tenure track clinical physician faculty.
Duties & Responsibilities
- The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine invites applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. The position is for full-or part-time, non-tenure track clinical physician faculty.
- Opportunities encompass a full range of outpatient, inpatient, and pregnancy care services, though all may not be required.
- Teaching medical students will be an essential part of the outpatient practice.
- We seek energetic, forward-thinking, team-oriented family physicians who are willing to engage in the transformation of our practice into a high-quality primary care model using principles of continuous quality improvement. This position will start initially as primarily clinical, with an expectation of approximately 80% of effort devoted to direct patient care at the University Village Family and Community Medicine Center, UI Health Pilsen Family Health Center Lower West, and/or the University of Illinois Hospital.
Eligible to be licensed in the State of Illinois, board-certified in Family Medicine
Desire to practice in an academic medical center
Spanish, Mandarin and/or Cantonese language fluency is preferred but not required