Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for a Reconstructive Microsurgeon . Qualified candidates should possess Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and have successfully completed a fellowship in microsurgery. The ideal candidate will possess strong academic and clinical credentials with excellent communication skills. The selected candidate will play a key role in developing the growing microsurgical program at Rush, and in particular with breast and lymphedema surgery, genitourinary, and lower extremity reconstruction. Ample opportunities exist to build a cosmetic and general reconstructive surgery practice within the Rush University Medical Center and its affiliated sites. Participation in clinical research will be actively encouraged. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or above and should be able to start in July 2021.
The Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University is rapidly expanding, and comprised of academic faculty who practice in a team-based atmosphere. The candidate will benefit from the multitude of resources available including: state of the art microsurgery and lymphedema equipment, advanced practice providers, research fellows, and support staff.
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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.