Medical Director, Cancer Disparities and Health Equity

Employer
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
Location
Hartford, Connecticut
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Specialty
Oncology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Chair/Chief/Medical Director
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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Medical Director, Cancer Disparities and Health Equity

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, Inc. seeks a full-time Medical Director, Cancer Disparities and Health Equity in Hartford, CT to: develop, implement and advance health equity strategic initiatives to reduce cancer disparities across Connecticut; guide the cancer disparities research program and Hartford HealthCare’s cancer outreach and screening efforts; seek opportunities for collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering and the American Society of Clinical Oncology and to obtain funding from federal, state and private foundations to advance programs and research; lead, coach, mentor and direct other researchers, staff and trainees in the areas of cancer disparities and health equity; establish relationships with external stakeholders, including health care and public health organizations, non-profits and government agencies; make presentations at national meetings and publish in peer-reviewed journals; respond promptly and professionally
to Hematology and Oncology consult requests and participate in subspecialty and interdisciplinary clinics and a fair proportion of the inpatient unit on-call schedule for Hartford and Windham Hospitals; maintain appropriate patient documentation; and be actively involved in the consultation and admission of Hematology and Oncology patients to Hartford and Windham Hospitals. 60% of work time will be spent rendering clinical hematological and oncological care and 40% of work time will be spent on administrative duties. This position requires travel to Manchester, CT and Willimantic, CT.

Minimum requirements: a U.S. medical degree or its foreign equivalent; completion of a three-year residency in internal medicine and a three-year fellowship in hematology and medical oncology; board eligibility or certification in hematology and medical oncology; eligibility for or possession of an unrestricted Connecticut medical license; and two years' leadership or patient engagement experience in a broad range of cancer-focused research areas, particularly behavioral interventions, community-partnered research, implementation science, outcomes research, cancer disparities, health care delivery, bioinformatics/data science, palliative care, or survivorship as demonstrated by the publication of abstracts or research papers in academic journals, presentations at academic and professional conferences, or the
leadership and development of clinical trials. 


Apply to:
Pamela Lasser, Physician Recruiter
389 John Downey Drive
New Britain, CT 06051

Via email to: Pam.Lasser@hhchealth.org
Or at www.hhchealth.org/careers.

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