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 Molecular hematopathologist.
The successful candidate for the position will have fellowship training in hematopathology and molecular genetic pathology. This pathologist will work closely with the laboratories and staff to provide technical innovation and oversight, and clinical consultation. Clinical signout responsibilities in both hematopathology and molecular pathology will be equally balanced. 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 28 full-time physicians and doctoral scientists, 10 of whom are in the Clinical Pathology and Molecular Pathology Divisions. The Microbiology Laboratories are centralized at Evanston Hospital and serve the entire NorthShore system which includes 4 hospitals (900 beds) and nearly 2000 physicians. The Molecular Pathology Laboratory includes 4 doctoral level faculty, has 12 technical FTE’s, and state of the art technology including NGS. The Hematopathology service reviews nearly 700 bone marrow and 200 surgical samples annually, performs immunophenotyping on site, and is expanding its FISH menu. The Department sponsors a longstanding and successful ACGME-accredited AP/CP pathology residency program, fellowships (with University of Chicago) in Medical Microbiology and Molecular Genetic Pathology, 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.