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 requires 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.
Provide care services to patients and instruction to learners focused on developmental delays, ADHD, or autism spectrum disorders.
Duties & Responsibilities
Participate in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs of the Department.
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.
Help lead quality improvement projects for the division.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
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.
About University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria (UICOMP) Department of Pediatrics and OSF Healthcare Children’s Hospital of Illinois:
UICOMP is one of the three regional campuses of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, one of the largest public medical schools in the country. UICOMP’s educational programs include 244 medical students and 300 residents/fellows in 21 different post graduate programs. The Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments at UICOMP. In collaboration with the OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, the Department has 19 divisions and over 145 faculty members providing general pediatrics and subspecialty services to the pediatric population in Central Illinois.
About Children’s Hospital of Illinois
The current research infrastructure within the Department includes office of research, a dedicated biostatistician and internal research funding mechanism to support our faculty. The primary teaching hospital of UICOMP is Children’s Hospital of Illinois, a tertiary care facility serving a 37-county region with a population base of over two million. Children’s Hospital of Illinois provides comprehensive services to children, including Level IV NICU and a state-designated Pediatric Critical Care Center. Children’s Hospital of Illinois is a major medical facility with 136 beds and a 32-bed critical care unit and the only Level 1 trauma center in Illinois outside of Chicago. There are existing resources through UICOMP and Children’s Hospital of Illinois for seeding research funding, quality and outcomes focused academic work and innovation in health education. 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.
Easterseals 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).
About Peoria, IL
One of the oldest communities in Illinois with a population of 112,936, Peoria is equal distance from Chicago and St. Louis. Here we have an enviable standard of living, exciting venues within a 15-20 minute drive from our homes, safe streets, quality and quantity shopping, our own symphony, our own ballet, Broadway Theater League, museums, art guilds, first-class medical facilities, the nation's oldest community theater and oldest Santa Claus parade.
Our vibrant riverfront showcases a multitude of festivals and celebrations that light up the summer nights much like our extraordinary Fourth of July Sky Concert fireworks show that draws well over 100,000 annually. Citizens are flocking to live in the refurbished warehouses and lofts on Water Street that produce the perfect lifestyle for a 24/7 city.
We have many global businesses that allow Peoria to play all over the world through their products and services. Peoria has begun to diversify its economy with infotech industries as well. Thus our business community attracts some of the brightest graduates throughout the nation.
For fullest consideration, please submit your application by 11/20/2023 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