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Chair - Department of Neurology

NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston, Illinois 60201
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NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, is seeking a visionary leader to serve as the Ruth Cain Ruggles Chair of the Department of Neurology. NorthShore’s Department of Neurology includes 40 physicians and is part of the 70-member NorthShore Neurological Institute, a pre-eminent provider of neurological care. NorthShore is one of the largest neurological programs in the area based on volume and subspecialty programs.


The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of experience, be a diplomat of the ABPN, and a master clinician with a proven track record of clinical program leadership, growth and development. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative leader with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to lead a team of well-respected clinicians in a highly collegial environment. Qualified candidates will be proposed for an academic appointment at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.


The new Chair will lead the strategic growth and delivery of patient centered clinical programs, innovative research and continued academic expertise. In 2018 the Department of Neurology had over 79,000 clinical encounters and continued its long tradition of excellence in teaching medical students, residents and subspecialty fellows. In addition there is major commitment to clinical research with over 35 active clinical trials and nearly 60 published articles in 2018 as well as strong philanthropic and competitive grant support.  NorthShore’s Department of Neurology is a founding member of the Neurology Practice Based Research Network, with 13 sites across the United States overseeing a sizable genomic and data repository.

NorthShore is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system with 4 hospitals and more than 2,400 affiliated physicians, including 975 members of the NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group with more than 130 practice locations. Some 250 residents, fellows and medical students are at NorthShore facilities as part of the University of Chicago training program.  The new Chair will enjoy NorthShore’s strong administrative support, agile implementation of initiatives and excellent clinical partners across the HealthSystem. Additionally, NorthShore is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network; Mayo Clinic’s only collaboration of its kind in the Chicago region.


Chicago’s north suburbs are situated along and near Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown Chicago. These communities boast outstanding schools, low crime rates, welcoming neighborhoods, award-winning cycling and walking paths, and numerous recreational activities for the whole family.



Posted: 2019-01-29 Expires: 2019-02-28

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