Emergency Medicine – Leadership

Oak Lawn, IL

Job Description
Advocate Health is seeking an Experienced Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician to serve as Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. 

You'll lead a high-acuity, high-volume practice with comprehensive support from a dedicated service line team and extensive system resources. Your role includes aligning department operations with system goals, culture, and values, working closely with residency program leadership, primary care, and other specialties.

Success in this position requires vision, excellent communication skills, collaboration and the ability to engage your team and shape the next generation of Emergency Medicine physicians.

Key Qualifications:
  • 7-10 years of leadership experience in a medium to large Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Advanced education, including fellowship training
  • Strong background in Emergency Medicine operations and academic program experience
  • Proven ability to manage complexity and drive operational and process improvements
  • Leadership and communication skills to lead through change and engage your team

Job Details:
  • 0.5 Administrative / 0.5 Clinical
  • 3-Year Emergency Medicine residency program with 14 residents annually
  • Integrated, nationally recognized organization with a physician-led medical group
  • Diverse and inclusive environment ensuring equitable care for all patients
  • Strong GME presence with 9 residencies and 4 fellowship programs onsite
  • Competitive, transparent, and rewarding compensation model
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and paid medical liability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance, and surrogacy assistance
  • CME allowance 
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000
  • Physician well-being programs
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Proximity to world-class downtown Chicago

About Advocate Christ Medical Center
Advocate Christ Medical Center (ACMC) is a Tertiary Care- Level 1 Trauma center, part of Advocate Health, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. ACMC is a not-for-profit, 788-bed, premier teaching institution (9 residency and 4 fellowship programs) with a nationally recognized emergency medicine residency program, an emergency ultrasound fellowship, and active scholarly activity. ACMC is a high acuity major tertiary referral center in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including oncology; cardiovascular services; LVAD/organ transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. Our emergency department serves more than 105K adult and 38K pediatric patients annually and we have one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois. We are fortunate to have a pediatric emergency department and Advocate Children’s Hospital on campus. We are dedicated to providing equitable care to the vibrant communities of the south side of Chicago, and we promote diversity and inclusion across our medical team. 

About Oak Lawn, Illinois
Oak Lawn, a vibrant southwest suburb of Chicago, is home to nearly 56,000 residents and over 1,800 diverse businesses. Known for its welcoming neighborhoods, dynamic business districts, and well-maintained recreational areas, Oak Lawn offers a distinctive "hometown" essence with cultural vitality.

About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the 3rd largest nonprofit health care system in the United States. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across more than 500 sites of care in 27 hospitals. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group.  
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.