The Department of Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal teaching affiliate of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, seeks an outstanding clinical geneticist who is passionate about providing quality patient care to expand our program. This is an opportunity to work at NorthShore; an organization strongly committed to the future of genetics and personalized medicine, exhibited by our nationally recognized Center for Medical Genetics and Mark R. Neiman Center for Personalized Medicine. The Center for Medical Genetics was founded by Dr. Henry Lynch in 1996. The program focuses on adult genetics but cares for pediatric patients as well. The Center collaborates in cutting-edge genomic research, is a national leader in creating and evaluating computerized family history tools, and has a growing emphasis on incorporating genomic technologies into the clinic and the entire health system. The successful candidate will join a team of two geneticists, one hematology/oncology physician, six clinical genetic counselors, and one research genetic counselor. Academic appointment to the University of Chicago is available to qualified candidates.
Successful candidates who are board certified in a Primary Care Specialty, e.g. FM, IM, OBGYN, and be BE/BC in Medical Genetics with a strong interest in practicing adult and pediatric genetic medicine (non-metabolic), will be considered. Candidates who anticipate completion of their clinical genetics residency program in 2019 are encouraged to apply. The practice offers cancer risk assessment and genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes as well as evaluation and genetic testing for hereditary disorders including but not limited to cardiology, neurology, nephrology, and musculoskeletal, and management consultation for general genetic syndromes.
We offer a competitive salary and competitive benefits package.
NorthShore is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network; Mayo’s only collaboration of its kind in the Chicago region. NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group is a physician-led, multi-specialty group with over 980 physicians and growing. You’ll benefit from being part of a fully integrated organization that been named as one of the “Most Wired” healthcare organizations in the country by Hospitals and Health Networks magazine, and our EMR system, EPIC, is the gold standard in the industry.
About NorthShore University HealthSystem
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a four-hospital, fully integrated health system that offers leading clinical care and is supported by the nation’s top ranked electronic health record system. NorthShore Medical Group is a physician-led group with more than 980 physicians and growing. The health system is located on Lake Michigan’s North Shore and resides in some of Chicago’s most beautiful communities. NorthShore was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. NorthShore has been named a Top 100 Hospital 15 times, more times than any hospital in the United States. Medical research is supported through the NorthShore Research Institute. Some 250 residents, fellow and medical students are at NorthShore facilities as part of their University of Chicago training program.
Chicago’s north suburbs are situated along and near Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown Chicago. These communities boast outstanding schools, low crime rates, beautiful homes, award-winning cycling and walking paths, numerous recreational activities for the whole family, charming shops and terrific restaurants.