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Chair of the Division of Dermatology

Cook County Health and Hospitals System

Chicago, Illinois 60612
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Chair of the Division of Dermatology

Cook County Health & Hospitals System

Chicago, IL 60612


JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                        

The Chair of the Division of Dermatology will have a unique opportunity to lead a committed staff in maintaining clinical excellence while developing and reporting on innovations in patient care for a large, high-risk patient population with a very broad range of clinical problems.  Works with attending physicians, advanced practice providers, residents, fellows and support staff to provide state-of-the-art clinical care in dermatology for the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) within its hospitals and throughout its ambulatory care network.  Maintains responsibility for the ACGME accredited training program, as well as the training of residents and students during dermatology rotations. The Chairperson is also responsible for a portfolio of clinical research projects involving each of these areas.


Applicants are invited to apply for this position online or submit a resume/CV to the following email address:


The job title (Chair of the Division of Dermatology) must be in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.


To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be included with your emailed resume/CV. 





  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited medical college or university
  • Must be licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain Illinois physician licensure before starting employment
  • Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or eligibility to obtain license prior to starting employment
  • Certification by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Must have minimum five (5) years of work experience in the practice of dermatology. At least two (2) years of this experience must have taken place in an institution in which there is active training of residents or fellow.
  • At least two (2) years of work experience in administering clinical, educational, quality assurance or research programs related to dermatology




·         Participates regularly in the care of patients while maintaining and modeling the highest level of patient care and opportunities for clinical innovation while assessing first-hand the adequacy of equipment and work flow and the performance of personnel.   

·         Assess and maintains the quality of patient care provided by members of the division.


Teaching and training

·         Provides didactic and supervisory clinical training to medical students, residents and fellows in an academic setting. 

·         Maintains CCHHS as clinical training sites for partner residency and fellowship programs.

·         Oversees faculty development programs and mentoring of faculty.



·         Oversees all care processes in the Dermatology clinic and participate in oversight of dermatology clinics throughout the System

·         Participates in the hiring, scheduling, supervision and promotion of physician and non-physician clinical staff

·         Establishes clinical performance goals and measures, develops strategies for improving clinical care and incorporates these efforts into discrete quality assurance and/or research projects

·         Ensures that space, equipment and personnel resources are sufficient to meet the Division’s clinical and educational missions

·         Ensures that clinical care, teaching and research are performed in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements

·         Develops policies for the Division

·         Responsible for developing, reviewing, and negotiating joint institutional agreements with academic and clinical partners

·         Produces reports as needed to the Department of Medicine, Executive Medical Staff, and CCHHS

·         Participates in meetings of the Executive Medical Staff and its committees as appropriate




·         Guides expansion of the Division’s clinical research portfolio, tapping available extramural resources and leveraging institutional assets (e.g., a large clinical data warehouse and in-house Collaborative Research Unit) to better apply research questions and methods to the extensive and diverse clinical problems managed within the division.

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