The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal academic affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in Pediatric pathology and experience in perinatal pathology.
The successful candidate for the position will have a background in perinatal, anatomic and autopsy pathology in a university or large health system setting. The position will require ability to handle a high volume of work within a complex healthcare system that includes specialized medical and surgical services, numerous active clinical trials and translational research projects. NorthShore sees over 4000 deliveries annually and hosts a busy regional high-risk OB service which includes genetics. The institution is also home to a growing Personalized Medicine program. This pathologist will be expected to provide expertise in perinatal and placental pathology and serve as a lead pathologist for the high risk and general obstetrics services. Additional expertise in an area of anatomic pathology such as renal would be a plus. Some general pathology coverage and on-call service is also expected. Other responsibilities include teaching residents, medical students, and medical technology students. Board certification by the American Board of Pathology is required.
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine includes 27 full-time physicians and doctoral scientists, 10 of whom are in the Clinical Pathology and Molecular Pathology Divisions. The Clinical Laboratories are centralized at Evanston Hospital and serve the entire NorthShore system which includes 4 hospitals (900 beds) and nearly 2000 physicians. The Anatomic pathologists do rotate to provide services at each of the NorthShore hospitals. The Department sponsors a longstanding and successful ACGME-accredited AP/CP pathology residency program, fellowships in AP, medical microbiology and Molecular Genetic Pathology (with University of Chicago), and Medical technology school on site.
This is an excellent opportunity to provide quality patient care within a highly successful, expanding organization. NorthShore is a four-hospital tertiary care system with a Level 1 trauma center, cancer center, medical, surgical, and neonatal ICUs and a high-risk OB service. NorthShore is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network; Mayo’s only collaboration of its kind in the Chicago region. NorthShore has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and Top 15 Major Teaching Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics more than any hospital in the United States. NorthShore offers a state-of-the art EMR and ranks as one of the “Most Wired” hospital systems by Hospital and Health Networks. NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research.