Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science welcomes applications for its next Executive Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences. Chicago Medical School is a 108-year-old community based medical school and one of five postgraduate health profession colleges within Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, which places a unique emphasis on interprofessional training and is located in the beautiful north shore area and diverse community of North Chicago.
Chicago Medical School is seeking an experienced leader to serve as Executive Chair of our multidisciplinary Clinical Sciences Department. This Chair will ensure high-quality clinical education and academic achievement, as demonstrated in medical student outcomes, faculty engagement, and scholarly productivity. The successful candidate will be responsible for hiring and mentoring faculty, expanding clinical affiliations, nurturing student professional development, and fostering inclusion and interprofessionalism. In partnership with administrative leaders, the Executive Chair will develop and implement a strategic plan for continued growth and quality in clinical education. Candidates should have an MD or DO degree with Board Certification in any medical specialty.
Advancing diversity and inclusion among our faculty are integral to Chicago Medical School’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. As such, we highly encourage applications from candidates who identify with groups historically underrepresented in medicine.
Other key qualities we seek include strong verbal, writing, and organizational skills; creative problem-solving; nimble collaborative and team management skills; excellent interpersonal intelligence; and the highest degree of personal and professional integrity.
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About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Formed in 1912 as the Chicago Hospital-College of Medicine, today Rosalind Franklin University brings together five colleges and over 30 graduate health profession and science programs. Our private, non-profit university teaches a range of disciplines on a single campus, allowing for team-based, interdisciplinary learning and practice opportunities—an approach that has made RFU a national leader in interprofessional medical and healthcare education and research.
Our students are further prepared for their careers through our state-of-the-art network of simulation and skills labs and a wide variety of clinical opportunities. Located 36 miles north of Chicago, RFU students have access to a greater number and wider range of clinical and service learning experiences.
Finally, RFU’s 2,000+ students enjoy an engaged, supportive sense of community with peers who share their academic interests and goals, and faculty who know them by name and are committed to their individual success.