Medical Oncologist

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Closing date
Feb 4, 2023

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Medical Oncology Hospitalist or Medical Oncologist or Internist  


The Department of Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Department of Medicine and Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking a hematologist/medical oncologist or internist with significant inpatient oncology experience to serve primarily as an inpatient attending leading a team of house staff and/or physician assistants in the care of oncology inpatients, working collaboratively with outpatient oncologists and other specialists.

This role is ideal for candidates interested in developing a professional focus in the field of quality improvement, operations research, and education in the context of a major academic medical system. Extensive collaborative opportunities with multiple disciplines provide an outstanding environment for research initiatives aimed at improving patient outcomes/safety, optimizing efficiency of patient progression through hospitalization, implementing new systems and processes, and establishing more consistent standards of practice in the acute care setting. Will work closely with faculty, nursing, care coordination, nutrition, physician assistants and other clinical disciplines to develop practice guidelines. Will actively supervise and teach physician assistants and house staff. 

The successful applicant will become an active member of the Department of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFBWCC-Department of Medicine) and will be provided with mentorship aligned with their professional interests in solid and/or hematologic malignancies. Academic rank as Instructor or Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.

Required credentials include an M.D. or M.D. /Ph.D., ABIM certification in internal medicine, eligibility for ABIM subspecialty certification in medical oncology and/or hematology, and a demonstrated interest and ability to provide acute care to hospitalized oncology patients.   Qualified candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.  Visa sponsorship is not available.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, and the names and email addresses of three references to:

Dr. Justin Simmons, Interim Medical Oncology Hospitalist Director,

Dana-Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Care,

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Department of Medical Oncology,

450 Brookline Ave, MA1B-16

Boston, MA 02215,

attn: Ms. Wendy Small

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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