The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Rush University Medical Center is expanding its program with a Deep Brain Stimulation focused position to join eleven other full-time Movement Disorders specialists. The program is seeking an Associate Professor or Associate-Professor eligible movement disorder neurologist to join its program focused on Patient Care, Research and Education. Applicants should have an interest in Deep Brain Stimulation, Focused Ultrasound and other interventional therapies, with a potential secondary interest in one of the following: genetics, cognition, neuropsychiatric issues, physiology, imaging or basic science. Rush University holds several Centers of Excellence designations and is the most stable program in Chicagoland. Faculty rank will commensurate with experience. This position will be predominantly clinically focused, with opportunities for research collaboration and educational initiatives.
Qualified candidates must have completed a fellowship program and be Board Certified in Neurology. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to patient care, resident education, clinical medicine and research. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush Medical College. This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative at Rush University Medical Center. The Rush Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program sees approximately 6000 adults and children per year, with all types of movement disorders. Fellows, neuropsychologists, psychiatry, and videography are integral parts of the program.
Internal Number: 194723
About Rush University Medical Center
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 2020-2021. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized 11 Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top five national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery. These... 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.