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System Chief of Solid Tumors

Northwell Health Physician Partners
New Hyde Park, New York
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Full Time
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Northwell Health Cancer Institute seeks a board-certified System Chief of Solid Tumors to join our growing multidisciplinary program. With the leadership of newly appointed leaders Dr. Richard Carvajal, Deputy Physician in Chief and Director of Hematology/Medical Oncology, and Dr. Douglas Gladstone, System Chief of Hematology, this position will have the unique opportunity to identify and build a disease-centric programmatic team that spans all levels and functions. The System Chief will report to the Deputy Physician-in-Chief with the responsibility of building and managing a team that includes regional leaders and hospital/site leaders within Northwell Health s matrixed organizational structure.

As a visionary leader, the ideal candidate will work collaboratively with leadership to implement the vision for solid tumor services at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute and R.J. Zuckerberg Cancer Center. The new System Chief will play a key role in quality management by providing oversight of medical care provided by members of the clinical program team, as well as Quality Management for the program. They will oversee the selection process and facilitate potential patients and donors. In addition, this role will work collaboratively with peers to develop a process for establishing clinical standards, ensuring compliance with FACT standards, and adhering to evidence-based guidelines.

As a research leader, the ideal candidate will serve a critical role in directing the expansion of clinical trials across Northwell Health. By establishing relationships with researchers at the Feinstein Institute and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the position will help increase access to oncology clinical trials to patients in the communities we serve.

As an educator, the ideal candidate will participate regularly in educational activities related to cellular therapy product collection and/or transplantation. Through collaboration with medical school leadership, they will train the next generation of physicians at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Northwell Health treats more than 16,000 patients with cancer annually, and offers patients access to the services of more than 400 Cancer Institute physicians in more than 25 sub-specialties throughout the greater New York metropolitan region. The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is home to Northwell Health s research and is an epicenter for scientific discovery and innovation, including basic science and clinical research. Northwell Health and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have created a strategic partnership to accelerate translational cancer research, diagnosis and treatment. This collaboration also enhances the potential to bring early phase clinical trials to our patients, in addition to existing offerings of cancer clinical trials to patients throughout the region.

Northwell Health includes 21 award-winning hospitals and more than 700 community-based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. All candidates will receive competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement. Academic appointment with The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience.

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