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Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology - Swedish Cancer Institute

Seattle, Washington State
Closing date
May 24, 2022

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Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology - Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA


Position Description

The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) is recruiting an accomplished national leader in thoracic medical oncology to lead and further develop both a clinical and clinical research program in thoracic medical oncology. SCI is devoted to providing cancer patients with the most comprehensive treatment options and innovative therapies available, and is the largest NCI designated NCORP site, with over 41 participating affiliates across multiple states for this 13 million, 6 year grant. In 2019 Swedish was awarded a "Platinum Certificate of Excellence" for our Treatment & Cancer Control Trials high enrollment. Enjoy outstanding quality of life in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.


• Full-time leadership position, requiring board certification in medical oncology

• A minimum of 5-10 years of experience beyond fellowship training, relevant clinical trial development and leadership in thoracic medical oncology is highly preferred

• This position is anticipated to be clinically-based, with the potential for pre-clinical collaborations with a range of research partners in Seattle and beyond

• The ideal candidate will have expertise in the design and conduct of early phase therapeutic trials in thoracic medical oncology, translational research and molecular oncology, along with a record of successful grant and/or contract support for clinical research


How to Apply

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The Swedish Health System has retained the services of Academic Med to assist with this strategically important recruitment effort. Academic Med is a national leader in executive search and physician recruitment for academic medical centers and academically oriented "Priva-Demic Health Systems" across the U.S. The search is being led by Academic Med's Principal, Gentry Zacheis and Managing Director, Jim Hagood.

Please forward inquiries, nominations, and/or questions to:

Jim Hagood

Managing Director, Academic Med


About Swedish Cancer Institute

The Swedish Cancer Institute is one of the premier cancer care and clinical research centers in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1932, it provides access to more than 150 Swedish-affiliated oncologists and oncology surgeons throughout the region. With a robust clinical trials program and an environment open to new drug treatments, technology and clinical applications, the Swedish Cancer Institute is a hub of innovation. Support services, including art and music therapy, ensure holistic patient care.


About Academic Med

Academic Med is a retained executive search firm and nationally recognized leader in physician recruitment and consulting services. We specialize in the recruitment and successful placement of academic physician leaders, scientists, and clinicians for a nationwide client base. Our team of search consultants serve as trusted advisors to some of the nation’s most prominent healthcare leaders. Academic Med provides strategic and consultative physician recruitment solutions to a wide array of academic medical centers, hospitals, health systems, physician groups and other healthcare enterprises throughout the country. Academic Med’s clients rely upon our years of expertise and connections to successfully recruit and retain the most prolific physician leaders, surgeons, clinicians, and physician scientists for their respective organizations.


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