Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine and Hematology

Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York
Apr 03, 2019
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY is seeking a full-time AP/CP or CP only board-certified pathologist with subspecialty training and board certification/eligibility in transfusion medicine for the position of Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine and Hematology.    Albany Medical Center is a quaternary care 766 bed hospital with a 25 county catchment.  AMC is a regional Level 1 Trauma Center and has programs in cardiovascular surgery, ECMO, multi-organ transplantation, maternal fetal medicine, and adult & pediatric hematology/oncology.  The transfusion medicine service issues approximately 31,000 blood products and 1650 tissue products annually and maintains a laboratory staff of 30 FTE’s.  The successful candidate will provide consultative services to providers in anesthesia, hematology/oncology, transplantation, surgery, obstetrics and apheresis and is expected to offer medical direction for all medical, technical and regulatory laboratory processes.  As director of the transfusion medicine service, the candidate will provide oversight of the patient blood management and quality programs.   Candidates with experience in specialized services such as coagulation, therapeutic apheresis, and hematopoietic stem cell collection and processing are preferred.  A minimum of 3 years of post-fellowship experience in Transfusion Medicine is strongly preferred.

The Albany region is known for outstanding public schools in beautiful affordable suburban neighborhoods within 20 minutes of the medical center.  Proximity and very easy access to Boston, Chicago and New York City also make this an ideal location without the high cost of living.  The Adirondacks, Tanglewood and Saratoga Springs are popular weekend destinations.

Compensation includes a base salary commensurate with academic rank and participation in the faculty incentive plan.    Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and curriculum vitae by email to:

Sandra J. Shin, M.D.

Professor and Chair

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

c/o Ms. Amy Eglin at

To learn more about the capital region please visit

Albany Medical College is a private institution and a non-discriminatory AA/EOE (minorities and women are encouraged to apply).


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