The Pediatric Residency Program at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois/ University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, IL has an opening for a Pediatric Chief Resident starting July 2021 open to interested PGY-4 Pediatric or PGY-5 Med/Peds residents. The program has two Pediatric chief residents per year, and we have one open spot for 2021-22. The Chief Residents would serve for one year from July 2021- June 2022 and oversee 30 Pediatric residents while collaboratively working with the combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Chief Resident that oversees 32 Med/Peds residents.
Duties consist of being an advocate for and mentoring our residents, developing resident schedules, oversight of the coordination of the various educational activities, participating in Hospital and University committees, supervising residents in the clinical setting and training as a simulation instructor, taking part in Program leadership activities, playing an active role in recruitment, pursuing scholarly activity, just to name a few. Clinical experience will be as a Pediatric and newborn hospitalist, as well as serving as a preceptor at the resident clinic. This is a great opportunity to work with our team to hone your clinical, leadership, administrative and educational skills. This is also a unique opportunity to get a head start into a future academic career. Salary is $78,715 plus benefits. More information about our program can be found at https://peoria.medicine.uic.edu/departments/pediatrics/residency/
Peoria, Illinois is a metro area city with a population of over 350,000, and offers a remarkably low cost of living with the big city comforts and attractions. Peoria is a thriving city with caring Midwest values. Professional hockey, baseball, and indoor football sporting events are part of Peoria, Peoria also has a vibrant downtown and a beautiful skyline, gorgeous river front, cultural events and entertainment, and offers the energy of a metropolis, without the congestion.
We are looking for applicants that are currently in their final year of residency in an ACGME accredited residency program, and are in good standing with their program. We do sponsor visas through the hospital.
Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to the Program coordinator, Christy Vincent, at [email protected].
Christy Vincent, Program Coordinator