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Faculty Opportunities

Chicago Medical School (CMS) prides itself in providing a rich and meaningful faculty experience. A member of the CMS faculty can participate in multiple ways, including teaching, research, mentoring, career counseling, service on various committees, and clinical practice at our clinic or affiliate sites.

Teaching Opportunities

 Lecturer

Classroom Lecturer for Courses in Phase 1 Curriculum

Time Commitment: Flexible

Give a lecture during an M1 or M2 course, including: 

  • Scientific Foundations of Medicine
  • Clinical Foundations of Medicine
  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Essentials of Clinical Reasoning
  • Foundations of Interprofessional Practice
  • Infection-Immunology-Hematology
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Skin
  • Gastroenterology
  • Cardiovascular-Pulmonary-Renal
  • Bioethics
  • Neurobehavioral Health (NBH)
  • Patient Safety
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK)
  • Endocrine-Reproductive
  • Multisystem
  • Clinical Skills

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Lecturer

Clerkship Lecturer

Time Commitment: Flexible

Give a lecture during an M3 clerkship, including: 

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Family Medicine/Primary Care
  • Emergency Medicine

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Lecturer

Lecturer for M3 Electives

Time Commitment: Flexible

Give a lecture to third-year medical students during an elective course. 

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Bedside Teaching

Bedside Teaching at Clinical Sites

Time Commitment: Flexible

Teach M3 and M4 students in the clinical setting during clerkships, sub-internships, and M3 and M4 electives. 

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Small-Group Preceptor

Small-Group Preceptor for Essentials of Clinical Reasoning (ECR) Course

Time Commitment: Flexible

Teach clinical skills in a lab or simulation setting. 

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Small-Group Preceptor

Small-Group Preceptor for Schema Cases

Time Commitment: Flexible

Serve as preceptor during extended cases presented by students in groups of 8, culminating each week’s curricular focus on a particular clinical presentation. 

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Small-Group Preceptor

Small-Group Preceptor for Principles of Professionalism, Health Care & Health Equity Course

Time Commitment: Flexible

Lead small-group sessions during the Principles of Professionalism, Health Care & Health Equity course. This is a longitudinal course series which prepares the student for the practice of medicine in the contemporary social and cultural healthcare environment. Students will be introduced to selected topics (including professionalism, ethical challenges in clinical practice, health disparities and healthcare inequities, social determinants of health, medical humanities in an era of technology, structural racism, sexism, sexual and gender minority (SGM) bias and other discrimination, and implicit bias) and will then identify strategies and applications to achieve health equity in clinical practice. The course includes lectures, small group discussions, patient panels, and written reflections. 

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Small-Group Preceptor

Small-Group Preceptor for Clinical Skills Remediation

Time Commitment: Flexible

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Faculty Development

Presenter at a Faculty Development Event

Time Commitment: Flexible

Give a lecture/presentation or lead a workshop for CMS faculty during Educational Grand Rounds or any other faculty development event. 

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Preceptor

Preceptor for Clinical Foundations of Medicine Course

Time Commitment: Flexible

Serve as preceptor to M1 students in the Clinical Foundations of Medicine course. This is a course designed to develop standardized clinical performance skills and an initial approach to the patient, providing patient care that is safe, effective and efficient through accurate initial data collection and screening, application of appropriate stabilization protocols, transport and turnover of the patient at the receiving hospital site. 

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Teaching Residents

Teaching CMS Residents in Internal Medicine or Psychiatry Programs

Time Commitment: Flexible

Teach CMS Internal Medicine or Psychiatry residents (either lectures or bedside teaching). 

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