Skip to main content

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

The Northwestern University Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics will host a two-year fellowship in clinical research beginning July 1, 2022. The Fellowship provides mentorship, experience, and coursework to train participants for research careers in Academic Medicine.

Mentorship will be provided by faculty from the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, who explore a wide variety of topics and methodologies, including health services research, healthcare delivery, epidemiology, health communication, health literacy, health promotion and behavior change, community health, health disparities, aging, human factors, and informatics.

Fellows spend the majority of time designing, carrying out, analyzing, and disseminating their own independent research. Fellows receive training in research presentation, writing, publishing, and funding. Fellows have the opportunity to earn a Masters level degree, in such programs as Public Health, Health Services and Outcomes Research, Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, Biostatistics, or Clinical Investigation through the Northwestern University Center for Education in Health Sciences. Fellows will spend two half-days per week providing clinical care in a General Internal Medicine Primary Care Practice. Fellows will be appointed as postdoctoral trainee with a courtesy appointment of instructor within the Department of Medicine.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The fellowship is led by Dr. Jeffrey A. Linder, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and the Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine. Applications accepted on a rolling basis between July 1, 2021 and October 31, 2021. Apply here.

As we live and work in the diverse community of Chicago and see a diverse patient population, we are uniquely interested in those with a strong interest in matters of diversity and inclusion. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.