Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois is seeking a full-time faculty member to participate in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in departmental and medical school activities. This is an exciting opportunity to take part in the expansion and enhancement of an academic gastroenterology 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 Gastroenterology are 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 (473 beds) and St. John's Hospital (439 beds) 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: Join a thriving and robust practice of three board certified gastroenterologists, a hepatologist and 3 board certified nurse practitioners. Maintain a professional practice through SIU HealthCare, the faculty practice plan and in collaboration with the Division Chief and other faculty members in Gastroenterology and the Department. Provide service to the Department, School, and University, including participating on SIU committees, attending departmental faculty meetings, grand rounds, and other functions. Collaborate with faculty nationally recognized for innovative medical education, cutting-edge research and quality healthcare. Supervise and oversee educational programs for medical students and residents. 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, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.