Chief of Urology, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Mar 18, 2021
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Mount Auburn Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking a Chief of Urology. Mount Auburn Hospital was found in 1886 as the first hospital in Cambridge. With 217-licensed beds in all private rooms, the hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, member of the American Hospital Association Council on Teaching Hospitals, and the Association of American Medical Colleges. Mount Auburn’s mission is to expand access to outstanding care, and advance the science and practice of medicine through education and research.

The ideal candidate is an accomplished clinician who is respected for his/her clinical and educational skills. Candidates must have an MD Degree or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine, completion of Residency with Board Certification, possess outstanding communication and management skills, strong ability to work collaboratively with medical staff and hospital management, and have demonstrated evidence of leading initiatives and program development. Candidates must be eligible for a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School.

Physicians in the Division of Urology perform a full range of adult urological procedures. Our physicians have significant experience in treating all urological procedures including those affecting the bladder, kidneys, and prostate. Physicians have expertise in areas including, but not limited to, minimally invasive robotic surgery, laser lithotripsy, incontinence in males and females, benign prostatic hyperplasia, penile deformities/erectile dysfunction and implants, and urological oncology. The position involves teaching and mentoring surgical residents from Harvard Medical School.

The Chief shall supervise the clinical conduct of physicians, use his/her best efforts to ensure that the established programs, policies, and regulations, including those related to education, are carried out within his/her division. The Chief shall continuously review the professional performance of all practitioners with clinical privileges in their division and ensure that continuous coverage is available to the emergency room and clinics by staff members.

As part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, the Mount Auburn Hospital position offers an outstanding opportunity to work in a stable, vertically integrated system. BILH currently employs 35,000 individuals making it the second largest employer in Massachusetts, and consists of over 200 locations including 13 hospitals. Over 4,000 physicians are associated with BILH including 840 primary care physicians managing 1.3 million patients. Candidates would enjoy a generous compensation and benefits package. 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; all inquiries and applications will be kept in the strictest confidence. To apply, please send a CV and letter of interest via e-mail to Mitchell Cahan, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, at: For questions, Dr. Cahan can be reached at: 617-499-5719 or via e-mail.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage both women and minorities to apply.

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