Medical Director Lung Tranplant Program

Merritt Hawkins
Boston, Massachusetts
Oct 26, 2020
Oct 26, 2021
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Medical Director Lung Tranplant Program in Massachusetts
StartDate: ASAP

The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Transplant Center is seeking a Medical Director for the Lung Transplant program. Outstanding UNOS certified candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor level will be considered.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center offers comprehensive consultative services, treatment and surgical interventions to patients with a broad spectrum of diseases requiring heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas, islet, hematopoietic stem cell and multiple organ transplants.

For nearly three decades, MGH Transplant center has developed life-saving techniques that have revolutionized transplant medicine for patients around the globe. The Transplant center completed the first live donor lung transplant program and is the first regional lung transplant program for Medicare. The center performs transplants from both living and deceased donors and maintains the region’s largest Living Donor Program.

Massachusetts General Hospital is the #2 Hospital in America and the Transplant Center is #24 nationally (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).

Opportunity Details:
  • The Medical Director will lead the multi-disciplinary clinical operations, scientific and clinical research, financial and administrative functions, and business development activities of the Transplant Center.
  • The candidate will be dedicated to expanding the clinical base of the Lung Transplant program and ensuring the efficient operation of the Program.
  • The candidate will be encouraged to develop areas of expertise and to participate in clinical research.
  • The Medical Director will contribute to the academic mission of MGH and Harvard Medical School through teaching and other academic contributions.
  • It is anticipated that the incoming candidate will have an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School as Assistant or Associate Professor level, based on qualifications and experience.
  • MGH offers a robust benefits package and rich opportunities for career progression and professional development.
Living in Boston, one of the country’s most historic and vibrant cities, you will enjoy easy access to:
  • Diverse cultural opportunities, a dynamic restaurant scene, and sporting events
  • Outdoor activities along the coast and in the mountains of New England
  • Exceptional public and private schooling options
MGH is 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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