Chair, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College. Physician-in-Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital invite applications and nominations for the position of Chairman, Department of Medicine. Weill Cornell Medical College, founded in 1898, is among the nation's oldest and most respected medical schools. Along with its hospital partner, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, it comprises one of the most extraordinary academic health complexes in the world. Critical to the College's bold plan to advance among the elite of research-intensive medical schools is its Department of Medicine. It is the school's largest department with over 1,000 full-time faculty and 600 community-based faculty and its roots trace to the College's founding. The Department is organized into 16 traditional divisions, as well as interdisciplinary research centers and programs. Total research awards in 2011 grew by over 30%, and the number of K awardees (16 in 2011) reflects a strong commitment to cultivate the next generation of investigators. The Chair will have the opportunity to lead significant clinical and translational science growth in the Department during a period of institutional transformation. He/she will serve as a thought leader within Weill Cornell Physicians, the physician's organization serving Weill Cornell's full-time faculty, and will work closely with the leadership of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to develop strategies for success in a changing health care environment. The Chair must be an effective administrator and inspirational leader, but must also energize the faculty and staff, focusing their efforts on a strategic vision of excellence in all missions. As Chair, he/she will report to the Provost for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Medical College. In the Hospital, the Physician-in-Chief will report to the Chief Executive Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Successful candidates will possess an MD or MD/PhD with ABIM certification, proven scholarly accomplishments, and national recognition in a medical sciences discipline. Korn/Ferry International is assisting Weill Cornell MedicalCollege and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital with this important search. Please forward, as soon as possible, nominations of appropriate candidates to: Warren E. Ross, MD and John Ferry, MD c/o Betsy Messina (firstname.lastname@example.org), Korn/Ferry International, 1835 Market Street, Suite 2000, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital areAffirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employers.