Boston, Massachusetts
Sep 22, 2016
Position Type
The Department of Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital are seeking an internist/medical oncologist to serve primarily as an inpatient attending leading a team of house staff and/or physician assistants in the care of oncology inpatients, working collaboratively with outpatient oncologists and other specialists. This role is ideal for candidates interested in developing a professional focus in the field of quality improvement, operations research, and education in the context of a major academic medical system. Extensive collaborative opportunities with multiple disciplines provide an outstanding environment for research initiatives investigating methods leading to improved patient outcomes, safety, and new system and process implementation as well as approaches to improved and more consistent standards of practice in the acute care setting. Will work closely with faculty, nursing, care coordination, nutrition, physician assistants, and other clinical disciplines to develop practice guidelines. Will actively supervise and teach physician assistants and house staff. The successful applicant will become an active member of the Department of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFBWCC-Dept of Medicine), and will be provided with mentorship aligned with their professional interests in solid and/or hematologic malignancies. Academic rank as Instructor or Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements. Required credentials include an MD or MD/PhD, ABIM certification, eligibility for ABIM subspecialty certification in medical oncology and/or hematology, or demonstrated interest and ability to provide acute care to hospitalized oncology patients. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Edwin Alyea, Medical Director Inpatient Oncology Service, Dana-Farber Brigham and Women's Cancer Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Department of Medical Oncology, 450 Brookline Avenue, MA1B-16, Boston, MA 02215, Attn: Ms. Wendy Small, or submit via e-mail to: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.