The University of Chicago’s Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, is pleased to offer the opportunity for qualified candidates to receive training in medical education as an Emergency Medicine Scholar. The position offers protected time for professional development while working clinically as an attending in our emergency department at a reduced effort.

Applicants must have a medical degree, be board certified or board eligible in Emergency Medicine by the time of appointment, and be eligible for medical licensure in Illinois.

We seek emergency medicine residency graduates with an interest in medical education who will work closely with both the EM residency and clerkship programs.

The scholars can expect experience in the following:

  1. teaching methodologies and evaluation
  2. curriculum design and assessment
  3.  scholarship in medical education
  4. medical school clerkship and residency program administration

Our EM residency program, founded in 1972, is one of the oldest in the country and maintains a strong commitment to resident and student education. Our Section is active in research, ultrasound, simulation, international medicine, and aeromedical transport. The University of Chicago Medicine is a receiving hospital for STEMI, a Primary Stroke Center, a Burn Center, and a Chicago South EMS regional resource hospital. The Adult ED has an annual volume of 60,000 and our Pediatric ED cares for 30,000 patients per year, including 1,000 level 1 trauma patients.

These positions provide competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to join committed faculty members and outstanding residents who are dedicated to academic excellence. Qualified applicants are invited to apply online by submitting a CV and cover letter here. Review of applications will continue until all available positions are filled.
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Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email [email protected] with their request.