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Faculty Opportunities at the Chicago Medical School

The 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

  • Classroom lecturer or panelist
  • Bedside teaching at clinical sites
  • Serving as a small-group preceptor in courses
    • Essentials of Clinical Reasoning (teaching clinical skills in a lab or simulation setting)
    • Schema cases (extended cases presented by students in groups of 8, culminating each week’s curricular focus on a particular clinical presentation)
    • Principles of Professionalism, Health Care & Health Equity Course
    • Clinical skills remediation
  • Faculty Development 
  • Preceptor for M1 students shadowing 

Mentoring and advising opportunities

  • Learning Community Mentor 
  • Individualized Strategic Engagement Program (ISEP) Mentor
  • Specialty Advisor
  • Individual mentoring to medical and graduate students
  • Peer Consulting for Faculty

Service opportunities

  • Membership on one of the standing committees of the Academic Assembly
    • Admissions Committee
    • Curriculum Committee
    • Faculty Appointment, Promotions and Tenure Committee (FAPT)
    • Student Evaluation and Promotions Awards Committee (SEPAC)
    • Scholarships Committee
    • Graduate Medical Education Committee (GME)
    • Continuing Medical Education Committee (CME)
  • Serve on other groups such as the Diversity Advisory Council or Professionalism Committee
  • Admissions interviewer
  • Special events (e.g., White Coat Ceremony; Cadaver Memorial; clinical Symposia)
  • Liaison to the university

Scholarship opportunities

  • Peer-reviewed publications
  • Non-peer reviewed articles for patients or the lay public
  • Lectures at professional conferences
  • Public or patient-centered lectures