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Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology

Mount Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Apr 15, 2024

Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology
Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA

The Opportunity
Mount Auburn Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and member of the Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) network, has an immediate opening for the role of Chief of Hematology-Oncology. The Division Chief is a full-time, practicing medical oncologist who provides personalized care to patients with all cancer types in the clinic and hospital setting. The Chief is dedicated to the clinical practice of Oncology and has exceptional teaching skills. The Chief is accountable for providing strategic leadership and direction for the Division, including directing, organizing, managing the financial performance, planning, recruiting, and academic mentorship.

Oncology/Hematology Division
The Oncology/Hematology Division's comprehensive clinical services include a busy outpatient practice, an inpatient consult service, and a comprehensive chemotherapy/infusion service.

The division consists of 5 medical oncologists, 3 oncology nurse practitioners, several genetics counselors and a high risk genetics nurse practitioner, and a full complement of certified oncology nurses who support our patients in both the practice and infusion settings. As part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health network, Mount Auburn Hospital has access to comprehensive research programs and advanced oncologic services such as BMT and CAR-T.

The Division, and the Division Chief, play a critical role in the education of medical students and residents in the ambulatory and inpatient settings, and education of peers in multidisciplinary meetings and hospital based or network CME events.

About Mount Auburn
Mount Auburn Hospital of Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH), a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 1886 as the first hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are a dynamic hospital dedicated to delivering healthcare services to our communities in a personable, convenient, and compassionate manner.

The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is a member of the American Hospital Association, the Council on Teaching Hospitals, and the Association of American Medical Colleges. The Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons/Commission on Cancer (ACoS-CoC), and our Breast Center is accredited National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Mount Auburn Hospital is licensed for 216 beds. The hospital has a full range of ancillary services, including a state-of-the-art Radiation Oncology department, Interventional Radiology, Oncologic Surgery, the Hoffman Breast Center for Breast Cancer Care, wellness programming, a robust genetics program, and several multidisciplinary programs and tumor boards.

Candidates must be Board certified in both Hematology and Oncology and be eligible for a faculty appointment as an instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Expertise in solid tumor malignancies is preferred.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and all inquiries and applications will be kept in the strictest confidence.

To apply, please send a CV and letter of interest via e-mail to: Lily Hannon at Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Carey Thomson, Chair, Department of Medicine at

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

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