Gastrointestinal Oncologist

Metro- Detroit Area
Commensurate with Experience
Sep 28, 2020
Oct 28, 2020
Full Time

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute and Henry Ford Health System in Detroit is seeking a board-certified Medical Oncologist with specialization in Gastro-Intestinal Oncology to focus on GI Oncology Clinical Research program at the Cancer Institute. The ideal candidate will be at least 5-7 years out of fellowship and has engaged in clinical and translational research. This position will allow the opportunity to develop a career as a Clinical Researcher with an opportunity to lead and develop a Multidisciplinary GI Oncology Program. Henry Ford Cancer Institute is one of the nation’s largest cancer institutes with clinical and research activities across several tumor types and a vision to achieve NCI Cancer Center designation. The Division of Hematology/Oncology employs 35 Hematology/Oncology specialists and collaborates with Henry Ford Cancer Institute to employ several basic scientists. We are supported by a multidisciplinary team of specialized surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, all functioning within an integrated system that delivers care across a large portion of South and Southwest Michigan to a highly diverse patient population. The Division consists of Hematology/Oncology specialists in Detroit and suburbs as well General Hematology/Oncology physicians in the 3 regional hospitals who collaborate on clinical care and clinical research.

Responsibilities will include management of patients with GI cancers in a multidisciplinary setting and engage in clinical and translational research. There is access to philanthropic and research grants to build a Multidisciplinary GI Oncology program. Academic appointment through affiliation with Wayne State School of Medicine and is commensurate with training and experience.

Henry Ford Health System is a Michigan not-for-profit corporation and one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems.  It provides health insurance and health care delivery including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services at 5 hospitals and 30 Henry Ford medical centers. The System has over 3.2 million outpatient visits and more than 88,800 surgical procedures performed annually.  The Health Alliance Plan insurance arm of the Health System covers more than 670,000 members in Michigan.  With more than 28,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, and amongst the most diverse. Generating more than $1.7 billion of annual economic stimulus, it proudly acts as one of Michigan's anchor institutions.

Benefits include fully paid malpractice with tail coverage, long term disability and affordable family medical benefits.