H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is conducting an international search for an outstanding professional to provide exemplary leadership and assume full responsibility for all areas of management in the role of Chair, Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology. The expectation also includes an active leadership role within Moffitt Medical Group. The candidate must have a proven track record of excellence in GI Oncology, including research contributions and experience in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting. The Chair is responsible for the continued development of a diverse workforce where the Moffit value of Inclusion is paramount. The Chair is responsible for the overall performance of the Department including strategic planning for program development, clinical operations, faculty research and academic activities and budgetary stewardship. The Chair actively engages in, encourages, and fosters development of clinical and health services research and scholarly activity to enhance the academic environment of the department, and practices medicine in an exemplary manner. This position is responsible for
maintaining and enhancing the content of the didactic program and technical training for trainees at all levels.
The Chair of the Gastrointestinal Oncology reports to the Physician in Chief. The Department currently includes 26 physician Faculty members and 21 APPs who provide state of the art patient care; conduct basic, translational and clinical research; and prepare GI trainees to become outstanding clinicians and academic leaders. Caring for more than 30,000 patients per year, the GI Oncology Program consists of faculty surgeons, medical oncologists and
gastroenterologists/endoscopists. Plus, the broader range of collaborating specialists in radiation oncology, imaging,
Successful candidate must have a Florida Medical License or eligible for one, a M.D., D.O., M.D./Ph.D., or
D.O./Ph.D degree, and be board certified and fellowship trained in either medical oncology or
surgery. Must have a minimum of 7 years experience as a medical practitioner with experience in clinical
care, research, and education in an Academic Medical Center setting. Leadership qualities, including
strategic vision, are essential.