Published in the November 2018 issue of Today’s Hospitalist.
Based in: Chicago, Ill.
Number of hospitalists: 120+, recruiting system-wide
Contact: Becky Bork, Rebecca.Bork@advocatehealth.com
Advocate Medical Group (AMG) is the leading physician-led medical group in Chicago, employing more than 1,600 providers and 600+ advanced practice providers. Advocate has the largest emergency and level I trauma network in Illinois, providing care at more than 400 sites, including 12 acute-care hospitals and the state’s largest integrated children’s network. The system also operates five level I trauma centers. Advocate trains more than 600 residents and fellows annually across four teaching hospitals and holds academic and teaching affiliations with all major universities in the Chicago metropolitan area. Advocate Medical Group is part of the Advocate Aurora Health system, the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest.
Services: Services vary by site, as hospital size ranges from approximately 200 to 700+ beds. Hospitalist responsibilities include primary care coverage, subspecialist consultation, teaching service, observation center coverage, preoperative evaluations and ED unassigned coverage. Each hospital has its own team and site lead physician.
Schedule and coverage: AMG Hospitalist Service provides a seven-on/seven-off schedule.
Compensation: AMG offers compensation competitive with the local market and includes an extensive benefits package.
Local highlights: Chicago and its suburbs offer music, theater, sports, an international airport, and a wide variety of social, cultural and educational opportunities.