Chief - Breast Cancer Program - Medical Oncologist

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aug 20, 2020
Position Type

Fox Chase Cancer Center is seeking a Disease Chief for the Breast Oncology Program. Fox Chase is a top-tier NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with a mandate to deliver excellence in oncology research and care. Fox Chase is seeking a dynamic, collaborative academic leader who will spearhead efforts to grow and expand the cutting-edge therapeutic, clinical research, and translational research program underway in Breast Oncology.

The Chief of the Breast Oncology Program will serve as a leader within the institution and will report directly to the Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Chair of the Department of Medical Oncology. The Disease Chief will play a critical role in shaping the direction of the Breast Oncology Program at Fox Chase. This will include having oversight of Breast Oncology services at all inpatient and outpatient facilities within TUHS, as well as several exciting opportunities including:

  • Guiding the program in clinical and translational research
  • Growing the Breast oncology program through the active recruitment of new faculty members and new community locations.
  • Expanding Breast Cancer focused clinical research

Fox Chase Cancer Center Breast Oncology program currently sees 500 new patients with 4,500 follow ups annually in medical oncology; 1,665 patients receive radiation with 580 surgical procedures annually. The center is also renowned for its robust clinical research infrastructure and output. Its Nursing program has received the Magnet status of excellence, a record four consecutive times.

Fox Chase Cancer Center is located in Philadelphia, the 5th largest city in the United States, which boasts a diverse and exciting range of cultural and sporting activities and venues; the historical center of Independence Mall, the world-famous Barnes Foundation and Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Philly Pops, the largest standalone pops orchestra in the U.S.

Candidates should be Board Certified or Eligible in Hematology or Oncology, and have an MD or equivalent degree.

This position includes a competitive start-up package, benefits and ongoing operational support. To learn more about Fox Chase Cancer Center, please visit:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send via email a cover letter, including a brief summary of research experience and interests, full contact information for three references, and curriculum vitae to:

Martin Edelman, MD

Chair, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497