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Physician Leader| Chair, Department of Pathology

City of Hope
Duarte, California
Closing date
Apr 23, 2025

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Department of Pathology | City of Hope National Medical Center

City of Hope Medical Group Seeks an Exceptional Clinical and Academic Leader to Serve as the Chair of the Department of Pathology

We invite you to consider an opportunity to join City of Hope, the world leader in cancer research, treatment and prevention. Here, doctors partner with scientists to transform laboratory breakthroughs into treatments that outsmart cancer, as well as diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Compassion is at the heart of our approach. We care for the whole person, not just the body, so life after cancer can be rich and rewarding.

City of Hope s state-of-the-art main campus, located near Los Angeles, California, is the shining scientific centerpiece of a clinical network that stretches throughout Southern California and the United States, including a new cancer center in Orange County and newly acquired facilities in Phoenix, Chicago and Atlanta. To better serve the local population of 22 million and others throughout Southern California, we have more than 30 regional clinical network locations. Also located on our main campus is the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, which was the first of five Beckman Institutes to be founded in the U.S. and has held a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant for over 40 years.

Position Highlights:

The department of pathology is a large academic and clinical program with more than 65,000 cases annually. The department generates more than $900 million in annual gross technical revenue. The department consists of the divisions of anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, hematopathology, molecular pathology & therapy biomarkers, pathology informatics & data science, and transfusion medicine, and employs 400+ FTEs and 37 physicians who are recognized for their expertise in diagnosing and monitoring disease. The department is also home to the research pathology and shared resources laboratory, which includes research histology, solid tumor biorepository, hematopathology tumor bank, research cytogenetics and research molecular pathology core services for a vibrant research institution.

There are multiple CLIA laboratories under the department of pathology located in California including Duarte, Orange County, and Rivergrade. In addition, there are COH enterprise CLIA laboratories in Chicago, Phoenix, Atlanta and T-GEN (Arizona) which work closely with the department and share EPIC/Beaker resources.

The ideal candidate will be a boarded pathology physician with strong leadership qualities and experience in managing a large academic and clinical pathology department. The candidate should also have experience and interest in research, with a track record in research collaborations and funding.

We are seeking an individual who can drive quality, financial, budgetary, compliance, and regulatory efficiencies throughout the department. He/She should also have a working understanding of EHR systems (EPIC preferred), revenue cycle, program development, and financial management.

City of Hope prides itself on our research capabilities, and the department is seeking a premier clinician who is research-oriented with experience in mentorship and development of academic careers. This is an excellent opportunity for a physician with a collaborative management style, who is interested in leading a diverse clinical and academic department focused on providing the highest quality services to patients

About City of Hope

City of Hope's mission is to make hope a reality for all touched by cancer and diabetes. Founded in 1913, City of Hope has grown into one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope research has been the basis for numerous breakthrough cancer medicines, as well as human synthetic insulin and monoclonal antibodies. With an independent, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center at its core, City of Hope brings a uniquely integrated model to patients spanning cancer care, research and development, academics and training, and innovation initiatives. City of Hope s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and cancer treatment centers and outpatient facilities in the Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix areas. City of Hope s affiliated group of organizations includes Translational Genomics Research Institute and AccessHopeTM.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

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