The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Loyola Medicine is seeking a physician leader at an Associate or Professor ranking for the Coleman Endowed Chief of Hematology and the Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and Cellular Immunotherapy Program located in the greater Chicagoland area, Illinois.
The Chief of Hematology and Director of the Cellular Immunotherapy and BMT Program will provide administrative leadership, management, and quality program supervision for the clinical, research, and procedural activities of this Section of the Division of Hematology-Oncology. The Chief will collaborate with leadership across multiple disciplines and departments at Loyola Medicine to execute a cohesive organizational strategy that aligns with the mission and strategic plan of Loyola Medicine.
The Chief reports to the Division Chief of the Section of Hematology-Oncology and will work closely with the Cancer Center Director and Chair of Medicine.
An attractive package is being offered to include ample laboratory space, startup funding, and support staff for a translational Hematology/Cellular Therapy/Transplant research program. The ability to hire junior faculty will also be provided to the candidate.
The BMT Program at Loyola Medicine has long been a leader in Hematology research and therapy within the Chicagoland area and nationally with longstanding excellence of its Cellular Therapy and BMT Programs. Loyola University is a BMT-CTN core center as part of the Oregon Health and Science University consortium and is actively involved in the development and implementation of BMT-CTN clinical trials and has been a leader of SWOG malignant Hematology and BMT studies for the past 35 years.
The BMT Program performs over 120 adult transplants per year and an increasing number of CAR-T treatments in its dedicated inpatient and outpatient space to care for patients with its multidisciplinary team of physicians, APPs, social workers, nurse coordinators, and financial counselors. The BMT Program runs the outpatient High Dose Unit with 12-day hospital beds that afford it the ability to provide day long complex treatments including outpatient transplants on a 365-day basis.
The Loyola Medicine BMT Program was the first in the state of Illinois to perform CAR-T and continues to be a leader in this field as the only center capable of producing CAR-Ts in-house with its cGMP core lab. The BMT Program is fully accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). The center routinely performs allografts from matched related, matched unrelated, and haploidentical transplants and has been a leader in cord blood transplantation for the past 20 years.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right Hematologist to join Loyola Medicine.
Loyola Medicine is offering a competitive compensation and benefits package.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is a 61-acre medical center campus conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop. LUMC is a quaternary care facility with 547 licensed beds, a Level I Trauma Center, nationally recognized Burn Center, renowned Transplant Center, and a special 20-bed unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplant. The center provides top hospital care in all medical specialties, including orthopedics, nephrology, cardiology, cancer, ophthalmology, and surgery.
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (LUCSSOM) is committed to scholarship and the education of medical professionals and biomedical scientists. The school, including its faculty, trainees, and staff are called to go beyond facts, experimentation, and treatment of disease to prepare people to lead extraordinary lives and treat the human spirit in an environment that encourages innovation, embraces diversity, respects life, and values human dignity.
Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago. With 800 licensed beds and over $1B in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person. LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, leadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in life advances the healing mission in the communities it serves. LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship; learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare.
LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Medical Center) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in Cook, Will and DuPage counties.
For more information on Loyola University Health System, please visit https://www.loyolamedicine.org.
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ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.