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Program Director

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP), in a planned changeover in leadership, seeks a psychiatry residency program director to oversee our fully funded, ACGME-accredited program. Institutional support is provided for administration of the program, educational innovation, curriculum development, and mentoring of our 16 residents. The program director is supported by faculty members who excel in their fields and are deeply dedicated to training and developing outstanding psychiatrists. We seek a candidate who shares our vision for providing an excellent education and high-quality patient care in a welcoming and supportive environment. The department values and supports the growth, academic development, and advancement of its faculty members.

We offer a broad range of clinical services along the entire continuum of care. Our clinical enterprise, the largest in the region, allows applicants to match their clinical interest to an array of opportunities: adult and child inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, subspecialty clinics, ECT, rTMS, community outreach, forensics, and college student clinical care, among others. Our strong collaborative relationships support our educational mission and provide state-of-the-art training facilities including a $25 million simulation training center.

Peoria and the surrounding central Illinois area offer an attractive mix of small town charm and big city offerings. It has a large, diverse, and supportive medical community. Peoria offers diverse communities, low cost-of-living, excellent schools, and an array of recreational activities with convenient access to larger cities such as Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.

Minimum requirements include board certification in general psychiatry, eligibility for an unrestricted Illinois medical license and experience in academia. UICOMP is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled Veteran employer.

To inquire confidentially about this or other positions, please contact Dr. Timothy Bruce, Search Chair, at (309) 495-1647 or tjbruce@uicomp.uic.edu

Contact Information:

Ryan Finkenbine
Professor and Chair
900 Main Street, Suite 720
Peoria, IL 61525