The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) seeks a physician for a position at the level of Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor to enhance an important clinical program.
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician position require candidates who have or are eligible for Illinois licensure, BC/BE in pediatrics and BC/BE in DBPeds or NDD. This pediatrician will support the continued development of several comprehensive service lines within the Division of Child Development and Rehabilitation. Candidates with scholarly and research interests are highly desirable, along with experience in teaching medical students and residents.
UICOMP is one of the regional campuses that make up the nation's largest public medical school. The Peoria campus is known among students for its small class sizes, rigorous curriculum and hands-on clerkships; to residents and fellows for the strong academic setting, large referral base and exceptional facilities; and by physicians seeking the ideal combination of teaching and practicing medicine in a research-based university setting.
UICOMP's main clinical partner is OSF Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois a 136-bed, full-service hospital, with physicians in more than 115 pediatric specialties and 40+ subspecialties. Located on the campus of OSF St. Francis Medical Center, it is the pediatric teaching affiliate of UICOMP, the state's only major pediatric teaching hospital outside Chicago-and home to groundbreaking pediatric research in medicine. The hospital is also proud to house the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, which brings some of the care and services offered by St. Jude in Memphis to central Illinois.
Easter Seals of Central Illinois is the largest single provider of early intervention services in downstate Illinois. Other services offered in collaboration with UICOMP and Children’s Hospital of Illinois include developmental therapy, autism spectrum disorder services, and a full range of therapy services (PT, OT, speech, feeding).
This pediatrician will support the continued development of several comprehensive service lines within the division: neurodevelopmental disability, general developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, and ADHD/ADD.
Duties & Responsibilities
Participate in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs of the Department. A chance to coordinate the resident rotation if desired.
Provide outpatient diagnostic and management services for patients in the region with general developmental delay, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder.
Organize and conduct research programs in developmental behavior pediatrics.
Perform other duties of a University faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development, student counseling, and administration.
MD/DO or foreign equivalent.
Eligible for licensure in Illinois.
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatrics and Development-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBPeds) or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD)
3 years Residency/3 years in Fellowship training DBPeds or NDD
Leadership in teaching residents and fellows in DBPeds of NDD patient care
Experience in leading a team of providers in the interdisciplinary care of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
For fullest consideration please submit your application by 10/19/23 at:
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About University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
The primary teaching hospital of the UICOMP is the OSF Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois (CHOI), a tertiary care facility serving a 37 county region with a population base of over two million. CHOI provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. CHOI is a major medical facility with 124 beds and a 32 bed critical care unit and the only Level 1 trauma center in Illinois outside of Chicago. The Jump Trading Simulation Education Center, a state of the art simulation facility with over 40,000 square feet of space for faculty and other resources, is a joint venture between UICOMP and CHOI and is located on the OSF campus