Clinical Geneticist opportunity with a Nationally Recognized Genetics Program at NorthShore University HealthSystem
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 1997. 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.
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.
Successful candidates who are board certified in a Primary Care Specialty, e.g. FM, IM, OBGYN, and be BE/BC in Clinical 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 2020 are encouraged to apply as well.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Qualified candidates may submit a CV and cover letter to Dr. Peter Hulick, MMSc, FACMG, Division Head, Center for Medical Genetics and Medical Director, Mark R. Neiman Center for Personalized Medicine by contacting:
Michelle Forray, Physician Recruiter
firstname.lastname@example.org | (847) 982-4802
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. NorthShore is committed to hiring a diverse workforce
Internal Number: 69116
About NorthShore University HealthSystem
The Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine encompasses one of the most comprehensive personalized medicine programs in the country and has taken the lead in applying the latest clinical advances in personalized medicine. Not only do we offer specialized clinics for conditions such as Alzheimer's, cancer and heart disease, we also have one of the only pharmacogenomics clinics in the country. By developing individualized prevention and treatment options using genomic information through the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine, NorthShore is impacting patient care today, tomorrow and for generations to come.
At the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine, our team approach ensures we provide patients with tailored care. Our researchers, scientists and physicians work together to apply their expertise in precision medicine to customize the care each patient receives at NorthShore—whether that be through medical genetics, clinical practices, healthcare informatics, laboratory services and innovative research. Our multidisciplinary team, through the integration of sophisticated genomic and health history information, can seamlessly provide patients with the best possible method...s for preventing, predicting and treating various diseases and conditions.
NorthShore is well positioned to be a leader in personalized medicine. Having access to a comprehensive repository of health information; a robust, full-service laboratory that includes molecular capabilities; innovative, translational research; and a state-of-the-art electronic medical record system allows us to tailor healthcare to our patients’ individual, unique needs.
Through innovative research in personalized medicine—including studies on cancer, neurology, cardiovascular conditions, psychiatry and inheritable conditions—our team at the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine is learning more about our patients on a molecular level. This knowledge, along with new discoveries, is allowing us to better provide answers to complex medical challenges and conditions, tailor our approach for therapeutic options, and shape the health and well-being of our patients, their families and our community.