Vice Chair, Hematology

Lahey Health
Burlington, Massachusetts
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Oct 20, 2022

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC), a member of Beth Israel Lahey Health is seeking a board-certified Hematologist to lead the hematology program as Vice Chair for Hematology within the Division of Hematology/Oncology. 

The Vice Chair will advise and support the Division Chair on all aspects of the Division’s vision as it relates to Hematology and assist in recruitment, retention, and ensuring the professional development of existing faculty.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Work to achieve institutional goals of delivering quality care to patients with hematologic diseases while supporting the academic mission of LHMC.
  • Maintain and expand network relationships 
  • Oversee day to day functions of  the hematology practice
  • Ensure adequate coverage of inpatient and outpatient physician schedules
  • Coordinate, or assigns designees for hematology specific conferences and meetings

The hematology providers at LHMC evaluate & manage patients in the outpatient and inpatient settings.  Outpatient care is supported by dedicated advanced practitioners and hematologist-supervised inpatient care is provided by residents and hospitalists. The successful candidate must have experience in autologous transplantation and be eligible to participate in a FACT-accredited autologous stem cell transplant program.

The Hematology physicians and advanced practitioners are supported by hematology nurse navigation, a transplant coordinator, and administrative staff.  Collaborative clinical care is provided by the Transfusion Medicine Service, which includes pheresis services, two hematopathologists and Radiation Oncology.  Real-time flow cytometry and next generation sequencing is performed on-site. The Palliative Care Service, Behavioral Oncology, the Survivorship Program, social workers and an acupuncturist provide additional imbedded complementary and supportive care for our hematology patients.  We are a full member of SWOG and NRG and have a large dedicated research infrastructure. As a primary teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, academic appointment commensurate with level of expertise and interest is expected.

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is a 335-bed tertiary care teaching hospital that is a founding member of Beth Israel Lahey Health.  We are a major teaching affiliate of Tufts Medical School.  As members of the Hematology Program, within the Division of Hematology and Oncology, we are actively involved in the teaching of Tufts medical students, Lahey internal medicine residents, and Tufts Hematology-Oncology fellows.

Please forward a CV with cover letter to:

Corrine Zarwan, MD Chair, Hematology and Oncology

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Rich Crosby

Senior Physician Recruiter

Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

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