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Rheumatology physician job in Illinois : Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois is seeking an experienced and accomplished Rheumatologist to lead the Division of Rheumatology. Reporting to the newly appointed Chair of Internal Medicine, John Flack, MD, this is an exciting opportunity to expand and enhance an academic Rheumatology division that is vital to improving the health of the people and communities of central and southern Illinois. The Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Rheumatology is committed to the mission of the School of Medicine to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community. Founded in 1970, SIU has received national and international recognition for innovation in medical education and offers a welcoming environment for dedicated clinicians who love to teach. Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital, both 500-bed community hospitals, serve the community and are teaching sites for SIU SOM. In May 2015, Memorial Medical Center opened the new Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, expanding SIU's vision to be a national leader for excellence in healthcare learning and innovation through skills training and simulation labs. Highlights of the position and area include: Provide leadership, support and mentoring for the Division faculty. Work with Department and Division staff to expand and develop the Division to include the recruitment of new faculty, identification of new funding sources for faculty and staff salaries and development of new programs. Supervise and oversee educational programs for medical students and resident physicians. Participate in and/or oversee research and scholarly activities by faculty members, residents and students. A competitive salary, excellent benefits package and University funded malpractice plan. Springfield offers family oriented communities, excellent schools and affordable housing. Easy access to metropolitan amenities in Chicago and St. Louis. Qualifications: Must be board certified in Rheumatology and board certified in Internal Medicine strongly preferred. Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Illinois. Demonstrated leadership skills in academia. Excellent skills in interpersonal relationships, collaboration, and program development are essential. Experience in quality improvement initiatives, outcomes research, and population science are highly desirable. Established credentials in research are necessary for appointment at the full professor level.For full consideration: A letter of interest and curriculum vitae should be directed to the executive search firm: Jordan Search Consultants c/o Sheila Bixler by email,; by phone, 636.294.6082; or by mail to Jordan Search Consultants, 113 Church Street, O'Fallon, MO 63366. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled


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