OSF Medical Group Rheumatology in Peoria, Illinois is an exciting place to practice rheumatology. Rheumatology practice is supported by two specially trained rheumatology advanced nurse practitioners. Research, clinical trials and supported studies are part of this expanding clinical and research practice. Call is 1:4. Nurse triage takes first call after hours. On site polarized microscope, x-ray, and lab. Patients seen from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. An incoming physician can expect to see approximately 20 patients per day. Teaching with academic appointment and research are integral parts of this opportunity, although it is not a formal requirement. A physician board certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology is required. A newly trained rheumatology fellowship physician will also be considered with the stipulation that board certification must be achieved within a few years for continued employment.