Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution, and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Genitourinary Medical Oncologist. The successful candidate will be board certified in medical oncology or hematology/oncology and has demonstrated interest and academic productivity in a field of urologic oncology. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with a growing multi-disciplinary urologic oncology program, participate in our large portfolio of clinical trials, and develop investigator-initiated trials. The predominant criteria include: a major commitment to research and scholarly activity that advances the field of medicine, teaching, excellence in clinical care, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
Genitourinary cancer treatment at Rush is a multi-disciplinary effort allowing providers to develop individualized treatment plans to optimally care for the patient. The GU cancer program has many active clinical trials including cancer therapeutics, radiation oncologic approaches, and novel urologic ablative technologies to provide advanced treatment options for patients and serve as a resource to the broader urologic oncology community for access to these therapies.
Our new, state-of-the-art Cancer Center facility opening in early 2021 in downtown Chicago will serve as a hub for services throughout our health system. Our core programs are supported by multi-disciplinary teams from hematology, medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology, multiple research and bioinformatics core facilities, clinical operations, and dedicated clinical and support staff, including patient navigators. This structure allows specialists to more easily consult and evaluate patients based on tumor type or molecular and genomic signatures, combining our outstanding multidisciplinary approach with a data infrastructure that supports this patient-centered care. This integration enables us to make a greater commitment to research, dramatically scaling the effectiveness of clinical trials, and enabling translational research that moves bench to bedside, and bedside to bench.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. Rush includes Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center among the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs among the nation’s best, including top 10 national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, reflect the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. All three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.