Ochsner Clinic - New Orleans, LA

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Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans is searching for a Chair of the Department of Hematology and Oncology. Applicants must be board certified in Hematology/Medical Oncology. Medical leadership and/or administrative experience is preferred. This position will include 20% protected administrative/research time with the majority of Chairman's time spent in clinical activities. The salary offered will be competitive and commensurate with experience and training. The Hematology/Oncology Department is housed in the newly constructed Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center. The Chairman's role will be to lead 12 faculty members with a broad variety of clinical and research interests including a growing hematopoietic stem-cell transplant program. Teaching opportunities include the Medical Oncology Fellowship Training Program as well as resident teaching for a large training program in Internal Medicine and involvement with 3rd and 4th-year medical students of the Ochsner Clinical School of the University of Queensland. Clinical research activities are supported through the Ochsner Cancer Institute which houses the National Cancer Institute-funded Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP). The CCOP provides the necessary infrastructure and support to offer the latest clinical trials to our cancer patients, available through cooperative groups such as ECOG, NSABP, NCCTG, and RTOG, as well as investigator-initiated and pharmaceutical sponsored trials. A Clinical Trials Unit for Early Phase studies is available and there is a strong collaboration with the LSU Cancer Center for translational research. Ochsner Health System is a physician-led, non-profit, academic, multispecialty healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research, and education. Our mission is to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate, and Innovate. The system includes nine hospitals and over 40 health centers throughout Southeast Louisiana. Ochsner employs over 900 physicians representing all major medical specialties and sub-specialties. We conduct over 300 ongoing clinical research trials annually. We also enjoy the advantage of practicing in a favorable malpractice environment in Louisiana. For additional information, please visit our website: New Orleans amenities include multiple medical schools and academic centers, professional sports teams, world-class dining and cultural interests, and world-renowned live entertainment and music. Interested physicians should e-mail CV to: for review by Christopher J. White, MD, Search Committee Chair. Call for information: 800-488-2240. Ref. #ADCHO2.
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Ochsner Clinic Foundation is a not-for-profit, fully integrated health care delivery system, with a 441-bed acute care hospital, employing...