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Hartford HealthCare
Hartford, Connecticut (US)
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
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Jun 28, 2022

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Medical Oncologist, Director
Medical Oncology

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The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute

Hartford HealthCare (HHC), the most comprehensive integrated healthcare system in Connecticut, seeks a Medical Oncologist with demonstrated leadership experience to serve as Medical Director and lead the Cancer Institute’s programs in our East Region.  The East Region leader will oversee cancer care at two hospitals and four ambulatory medical oncology practice sites, all of which have been newly constructed or renovated in the last 5 years.   

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute is comprised of a team of more than 40 medical oncologists who are local and national leaders in their fields. Many of our physicians have advanced sub-specialty training, and are backed by a full team of interdisciplinary medical and surgical specialists across the system of care. The institute is structured around interdisciplinary disease management teams and clinical councils that establish standards of care, develop our clinical trials portfolio and foster program development to address clinical needs. The mission of the Cancer Institute is to foster the delivery of cancer care that is equitable and patient-centered within a healthcare system dedicated to quality improvement and clinical research.  The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute sees more than 7,000 analytic cases/year.

In 2014, HHC and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) formed a strategic partnership whose mission is to accelerate the transfer of knowledge from academic medical centers to community healthcare.  In addition to adopting MSK standards of care, we collaborate on clinical trials and research in a variety of health services research areas such as geriatric oncology, palliative care and medical informatics.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Medical Oncologist with at least 5 years of leadership experience.  Advanced degrees in health administration, business, public health or quality are highly desirable.
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Connecticut
  • Demonstrated experience practicing patient centered  evidence based clinical care within a multidisciplinary team model of care
  • Intellectual curiosity to build a model of community based oncology care that is scholarly, scalable and equitable
  • Skills and experience necessary to establish and maintain clinical research  
  • Commitment to receiving and providing mentoring to support personal and professional growth

About Hartford HealthCare:

The Hartford HealthCare network employs over 2,500 providers in over 400 practice locations throughout Connecticut, seven acute care hospitals including one of the largest academic and surgical hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, and one of the largest, physician-led, multi-specialty medical groups in New England. This means MORE OPTIONS for physicians to propel careers to new heights and all within a deeply embedded culture of inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers, leaders and, most of all, caregivers.

Our location:

Connecticut is located within two hours of Boston and New York City, and offers access to the finest schools in the nation, four beautiful seasons of recreational activities, access to New England beaches and ski resorts, and options to live near the shore, in leafy suburbs, or in vibrant urban areas.

For additional information, please contact Pam Lasser, Physician Recruiter, by e-mail at, or call, text 860-306-8009.


Hartford HealthCare

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