Medical Director, Sleep Medicine Program
The Medical Director will serve a critical leadership role in growing, developing and maintaining programs and activities of the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Center. There is significant opportunity for immediate growth of investigator-initiated research, new clinical programs and multidisciplinary clinics, increased collaboration with the adult sleep medicine program, and faculty development. As the chief academic and administrative leader of the Sleep Medicine Program, the new Medical Director will apply a strong and proven commitment to excellence in delivery of care, research, education, and advocacy. With responsibility for all clinical, educational, research, and operational functioning within the Sleep Medicine Program, the Medical Director in conjunction with the Division Head, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine will oversee budgeting, staff management, patient services, and other functions relevant to effective management of the Sleep Medicine Program.
The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a world-class, research intensive, pediatric health center affiliated with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Lurie Children’s conducts more pediatric research than any other children’s hospital in the region and is nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties. Providing outpatient care at 13 locations, it also has 5 primary care location throughout the Chicagoland area and maintains partnerships with 3 partner hospitals in the region. Additionally, Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the largest birthing center in the region and is a partner hospital with Lurie Children's.
The Ideal Candidate will be a MD/DO who is a visionary and strategic leader with knowledge and experience in a comprehensive academic university setting. The candidate will have a proven record as a problem-solver and the ability to implement innovative solutions to contemporary challenges. The new Medical Director will have demonstrated leadership in clinical care, development of research, and/or administration and strong clinical expertise along with a proven track record of funded research within the field of Pediatric Sleep Medicine. Must be board certified and fellowship trained in Pediatrics and Sleep Medicine. Additional board certifications (i.e., Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Neurology, etc.) are encouraged. Must have or be able to obtain an unrestricted Illinois medical license.