The Fellow will spend 4 half days per week in direct patient care at the Family Medicine University Village Clinic or Mile Square Health Center.
As schedules allow, the Fellow may also precept residents in clinic.
The Fellow will teach in the didactic programs for the Family Medicine Residency and for the medical student Family Medicine clerkship.
The Fellow will apply and be admitted to a graduate program. Tuition may be covered by standard employee tuition waiver program.
The Fellow will also participate and prepare a scholarly project to be disseminated (i.e. presented at a regional or national conference in addition to participation on Scholarship Day in the department of Family Medicine, or submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal). If the fellow opts for a second year of fellowship, plans for further scholarly work will need to be discussed with program directors
Each Fellow meets regularly with the Program Directors to discuss career goals, and professional development strategies. Each Fellow will also be assigned a faculty mentor, who will meet regularly with the Fellow to assess professional development and provide support to the fellow.
Julie Loza, MD – Co-Director of Academic Career Fellowship- Clinical and Academic, Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Adrienne A. Williams, PhD – Co-Director of Academic Career Fellowship-Scholarship and Research, Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Scholarly Project Advisor – Selected from UIC Faculty
Mentors: Audrey Stillerman, MD and Christina Wells, MD
Fellows will be evaluated by faculty on their individualized goals.
Fellows will make appropriate progress on a graduate or certificate program.
Fellows will be evaluated by students and residents during clinical sessions and didactics. Some of these sessions will also be observed by faculty. Fellows will also receive evaluation by Fellowship faculty according to ACGME Core Competencies.