Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology

Employer
Emory Healthcare
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Apr 19, 2021
Closes
Apr 19, 2022
Ref
2088440
Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Emory University School of Medicine, is seeking an outstanding physician leader to assume the role of Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology. This is an exceptional opportunity to develop and implement an effective growth strategy for the Division of Gynecology Oncology. The successful candidate will have significant clinical expertise, academic accomplishments, and research activities. The position is tenure-eligible and will hold the faculty rank of Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, mission driven leader to grow a world class program in a metro region.

The Division, which has offered oncology services since 1974, seeks to find the most effective ways to prevent, detect and treat gynecologic malignancies and has tremendous opportunities for growth in research, patient care and education.  Emory’s Gynecologic Oncology faculty are members of the Winship Cancer Institute, Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive care center which serves as Emory’s coordinating center for cancer research, education and care. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the Chair of the Department and Winship leadership, develop a comprehensive strategy and plan for the growth and development of the division’s clinical, educational, and research activities including developing a gynecologic oncology fellowship.
  • In partnership with the Department Chair and Director of Administrative Operations, manage the administrative, finance, research, and clinical operations for the division.
  • In partnership with the Chair and with Winship leadership, develop a strategy to grow and expand a funded research program including translational, clinical and health services research.
  • Recruit, retain and develop outstanding gynecologic oncology faculty who excel in the department’s clinical, education and research missions.
  • In partnership with departmental and Winship leadership and leaders of other relevant departments (including radiation oncology, hematology and medical oncology, pathology, and radiology), strengthen and expand all elements of gynecologic care and research, enabling Emory and Winship to be a leading center for gynecologic cancer care, research, and education in the nation.
  • Participate in the clinical services initiatives of the Emory Healthcare system, the Grady Health System, and the Atlanta Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center.
  • Provide comprehensive gynecologic oncology care.
  • Participate in the direct supervision and training of faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students.

This position will be based at Emory University Hospital and Emory Decatur Hospital. 

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must have a terminal degree (MD or DO), have successfully completed a 4-year ACGME-accredited obstetrics and gynecology residency program and an accredited gynecologic oncology fellowship, and be Board Certified in both obstetrics and gynecology as well as gynecologic oncology. Leadership experience as well as a minimum of seven years of academic medical center experience is preferred. Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, submit CV, cover letter, and the names of three references.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:

For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause.  Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University’s School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.

As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women. 

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

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