Academic Family Medicine Fellowship

The Department of Family Medicine at Rush has created a one-year fellowship program providing opportunities to teach, pursue leadership and scholarship opportunities, and gain independence in clinical practice in a mentored setting.

The Academic Family Medicine Fellowship is not recruiting for the 2022-2023 year. This page will be updated with application instructions and deadlines when recruiting re-opens.

Program Structure

  • 50% clinical medicine in a diverse practice, supported by colleagues experienced in medical education
  • 30-40% academic projects of mutual interest to the department and the fellow. The project(s) should lead to tangible scholarly output, which may include presentation at a national or regional level, or publication
  • 20-30% teaching responsibilities, including clinical teaching in the family medicine office, cleassroom teaching in the integrated pre-clinical curriculum, M3 primary care clerkship, clinical classroom teaching in our longitudinal Family Medicine Leadership Program for medical students or other teaching opportunity mutually agreed upon

Eligibility

Fellowship candidates must be:

  • Board eligible or board certified in family medicine
  • Eligible for a permanent Illinois medical license
  • A graduate of an ACGME accredited program
  • Eligible for a Rush medical staff appointment
  • Letter of Recommendation from the current Program Director

The ideal candidate will have a high degree of self-directed ability and personal goals for fellowship and looking for an academic or teaching career within family medicine.

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