Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Health Care System
Internal Number: PD_PEDS2022
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as Pediatric Residency Program Director and build on our program’s legacy as a premier training program in pediatrics. Our residents are highly accomplished and diverse, hailing from across the country, representing 59 unique medical schools, and choosing a broad range of career paths. We currently train 99 pediatric residents and three chief residents per year and offer tracks for physician-scientists as well as child neurologists. We host active certificate programs in Advocacy and Population Health, Global Health, Medical Education, Primary Care & Community Health, and Bioethics. We seek program director applicants with strong interest and robust experience in medical education. The ideal candidate will have a history of increasing leadership responsibilities and join a talented team of associate program directors. Applicants must be board certified in Pediatrics and will be appointed on the Clinician Educator, non-tenure eligible track. Rank will be commensurate with experience and record of accomplishment.
Our Commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion
The Pediatrics Residency Program and the Department of Pediatrics are strongly committed to diversity, and equity is critical to the mission of advancing excellence in academic programs, world-class research, and health programs. As our healthcare and academic institutions serve increasingly diverse constituencies, it is vital to understand the ways in which differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, and other identities can both divide us and offer us better ways of thinking and working. Applications are encouraged from diverse applicants, including individuals who are a part of the BIPOC community, transgender and non-binary people, sexual minorities, people with disabilities, and women, as these varying perspectives are valuable and contribute to success in the role. The Department is committed to supporting faculty to work in an increasingly diverse society by promoting equity and justice for all individuals, actively working to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination. Engagement in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military service, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression will not be tolerated. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and CV to: Jennifer Trainor, MD, Associate Chair for Education, at JTrainor@luriechildrens.org
About Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (Lurie Children's Hospital) is a free-standing children’s hospital located just off the Magnificent Mile and Lake Michigan, and adjacent to the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine campus. It has more than 1,100 pediatric specialists focusing on 70 specialties in multiple locations and routinely provides care to more young people than any other Chicago-area hospital or medical center. The patient population represents a broad spectrum of socioeconomic status, racial/ethnic backgrounds, and geographic distribution that ranges from the immediate Chicago area to a referral population throughout Illinois and over 40 states. The Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute serves as the home of all research-related activities at Lurie Children’s, with over $75 million in extramural funding. The Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities serves as the hub for all community-engaged programs and advocacy, including initiatives that involve trainees. Our primary affiliation with and proximity to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine provides rich... opportunities for collaboration across its many centers and institutes, including the Institute for Public Health and Medicine, the Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. Chicago is a world-class city, home to some of the most diverse and culturally rich neighborhoods in America. We have award-winning theater, world-championship sports teams, renowned architecture, numerous parks and beaches, over 7,000 restaurants, and much more.