Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology is expanding and seeking faculty dermatologists. These positions involve the practice of clinical dermatology, as well as teaching dermatology residents, primary care residents, and medical students. Teaching has been at the heart of the division since its inception, and they continually strive to enhance their dermatology residency program, which includes two residents per year. Although the most immediate need is in general dermatology, there are opportunities in subspecialties, or other areas of special interest.
The Internal Medicine Department - Division of Dermatology's current faculty consists of three general dermatologists, one dermatologist/derma pathologist, two Mohs surgeons, one nurse practitioner, and an adjunct pediatric dermatologist. The faculty enjoy a friendly and collegial environment, and maintain the belief that providing high quality, ethical care takes precedence over other considerations, which creates a sense of comradery and compassion among their faculty members.
The Department of Internal Medicine 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 through skills training and simulation labs. SIU SOM is also affiliated with Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL which is 45 minutes from Springfield. This position will dedicate a minimum of 2 days per week in Decatur in a new building with state-of-the-art equipment.
Highlights of the position include:
Collaboration with faculty nationally recognized for innovative medical education, cutting-edge research and quality healthcare. Teaching, mentoring, and providing training for medical students and residents. A highly competitive salary, excellent benefits package and University funded malpractice plan. Great work/life balance in Springfield, IL, a 'Top Places to Live' community. Family oriented neighborhoods, excellent schools, affordable housing and abundance of cultural and recreational activities. Easy access to metropolitan amenities in Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis.