Director, Tulane Thoracic Surgery Program | New Orleans, LA | Tulane Medical Center

HCA Healthcare - MidAmerica Division
New Orleans, Louisiana
Oct 30, 2020
Oct 30, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Director, Tulane Thoracic Surgery Program

The Department of Surgery at Tulane Medical School is actively recruiting a dedicated thoracic surgeon at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to develop and lead our Thoracic Oncology Program. The Gulf South leads the nation in deaths related to aerodigestive cancers and the right faculty candidate for this leadership position must possess a desire to develop a thoracic oncology program and be committed to the tripartite mission of clinical, educational, and research excellence. Candidates will be board-certified by the ABTS and have demonstrated expertise in surgery for tumors of the chest, including cancer of the lung, esophagus, chest wall and mediastinum. Expertise in minimally invasive thoracic surgery is necessary as is experienced in advanced pulmonary resections and esophagectomies. The chosen candidate will be expected to work closely with the various multidisciplinary teams within the hospital system and build and develop ties throughout our wider referral network through strategic and programmatic partnerships to grow surgical volume. The ideal candidate would have a strong academic interest to pursue clinical, basic, and/or translational research. The applicant must qualify for a Louisiana medical license.

About Tulane Medical Center
Tulane Medical Center is an award-winning hospital and ER in New Orleans and offers advanced medical care in the Jefferson and Orleans parishes. Tulane was founded in 1834 by seven brave physicians who sought to form a medical school in New Orleans that would teach others how to care for patients in the midst of an epidemic of cholera and yellow fever. Our Vision is to set the standard for healthcare in our community through acts of kindness, innovation, and discovery. Our Mission is to provide world-class patient care, education, and research.

About New Orleans, LA
Looking for a community with a vibrant culture? Experience New Orleans. Nicknamed the Big Easy, New Orleans offers an unparalleled nightlife and music scene.
NOLA has been named the #1 City for Employment, Income, and Population, according to NerdWallet, to the #1 Most Improved on the Best Business Cities list per the Wall Street Journal.
Some of the biggest employers in the city include Tulane University, Woodward Design + Build, Entergy Corporation, Whitney Holding Corp., Boh Bros Construction and Superior Energy Services.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to: Medin Powell, Physician Recruiter; Tulane Medical Center; Applications will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified.

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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