The Department of Radiation Oncology of the Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute (Winship) is seeking an outstanding physician leader to serve as the medical director of a facility new to the Emory Healthcare (EHC) system. This medical director will have responsibility for the Emory Decatur and Emory Hillandale Radiation Oncology practices in DeKalb County, and for integrating these practices into Emory's Department of Radiation Oncology and into Winship's overall activities on those campuses. These facilities became part of EHC in 2018 as a component of a merger between EHC and DeKalb Medical Center. Essential goals for this position entail expanding the academic and research activities on the Emory Decatur and Emory Hillandale campuses, integrating and standardizing operations to align with Emory's overall radiation oncology program, working with surgical and medical oncology to expand a highly integrated multi-disciplinary cancer program on the both campuses, managing faculty affairs on a daily basis, aligning with the operations teams to deliver an strong patient experience, ensuring adherence to quality standards put forth by EHC, the Department of Radiation Oncology, and meeting APEX accreditation standards. Candidates for the position should have completed an accredited residency and be Board Certified through the American Board of Radiology. The candidate should ideally have leadership experience and a strong commitment to clinical and/or translational research including clinical trials, residency education, and multi-disciplinary care of cancer patients.
Emory's Department of Radiation Oncology has a tripartite mission of providing outstanding patient and family-centered medical care, educating the next generation of cancer caregivers and researchers, and executing paradigm-defining cancer research. The department is growing in all three areas, is ranked fifth in NIH funding among U.S. radiation oncology departments in 2018, and currently has 46 faculty distributed among the Divisions of Clinical Affairs, Cancer Biology, and Medical Physics. Faculty members are nationally recognized for subspecialty care and research in areas including pediatric oncology, brain tumors, lymphoma, and head and neck, breast, genitourinary, and lung cancer. The department operates seven clinical sites in the Atlanta area, including the Emory Proton Treatment Center.
Winship is the only National Cancer Instituteâ€“Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Georgia and one of only 49 in the nation. To learn more about Winship's research, outreach, clinical trials, and faculty and staff, visit www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.
The School of Medicine, in addition to cancer research and care, is nationally recognized in areas of infectious disease, neurosciences, heart disease, transplantation, orthopedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics. Atlanta is home to two other large research universities, many other schools and colleges, vigorous technology and biomedical sectors, together with extensive parks and green space.
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Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
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About Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute (Winship)
At Winship Cancer Institute, we are providing tomorrow's treatments today. The Department of Radiation Oncology is part of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Through this affiliation, patients have access to multidisciplinary teams working together on cancer care, research, prevention and education throughout Emory University.Why Winship? Because our dedicated teams are translating the latest breakthroughs in cancer research into the best treatments for you. Our hope is that one day, all cancer patients will enjoy a lifetime of survivorship.We are part of an elite group of cancer centers.Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia's first and only cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).We are a top ranked U.S. cancer center.Emory University Hospital through Winship is a top ranked cancer hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.We are #1 in Georgia for cancer care.Not every doctor can treat every cancer, especially tumors that are rare or difficult to treat. We can. As part of Emory Healthcare, Georgia's largest health care system, we see difficult to treat cancers every day and have the depth and breadth of ...experience necessary to deliver the best treatments.We have the most clinical trials.As Georgia's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, Winship Cancer Institute has over 250 active Phase I, II, and III clinical trials.
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