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System Head, Breast Medical Oncology

Northwell Health Physician Partners
New York, New York
Closing date
May 29, 2025

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Full Time
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The Northwell Health Cancer Institute, with the support of Northwell Health Executive Leadership, invites applications and nominations for the system head, breast medical oncology at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute. Working closely with the System Chief, Solid Tumor Oncology and the Deputy Physician-in-Chief of Medical Oncology, this leader will advance the clinical, research, and teaching mission of breast medical oncology to ensure an integrated and unified approach to patient care throughout an expansive cancer network spanning New York City, Long Island and Westchester County. In this fashion, the system head of breast medical oncology will support best-in-class, comprehensive care through standardization, program development and the advancement of innovation through research.

Northwell Health is one of the largest cancer care providers in the New York metropolitan area, diagnosing 19,000 cases, treating over 16,000 patients annually. The mission of the Northwell Health Cancer Institute is to provide high-quality, comprehensive cancer care in a coordinated, multidisciplinary, and compassionate environment. The Cancer Institute is continuing its transformational growth and evolution, from a sophisticated community setting into a hybrid cancer center, combining the best of academic and community cancer care, consolidating previously existing cancer care services with a significant expansion of such services.

Under the leadership of Dr. Richard R. Barakat, Physician-in-Chief and Executive Director of the Northwell Health Cancer Institute, Senior Vice President of the health system s Cancer Service Line, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, the Cancer Institute has recruited world renowned clinicians to provide quaternary services and highly complex care. This, combined with cutting-edge cancer clinical trials, the Feinstein Institutes of Medical Research, and Northwell s partnership with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, has uniquely positioned Northwell to bring medical excellence and talent together to provide unmatched comprehensive cancer care. Dr. Richard Barakat, an internationally recognized surgeon and clinical investigator, leads all cancer services and research at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute.

The Medical Oncology and Hematology Division is part of the Northwell Health Cancer Institute, giving patients access to the services of more than 200 Cancer Institute physicians in more than 25 sub-specialties. The Feinstein Institutes 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 in molecular medicine, genetics, immunotherapy, oncology, brain research, mental health, autoimmunity, and bioelectronic medicine. In 2015, Northwell Health and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, named the top academic research institution worldwide by Nature, began a strategic affiliation to accelerate cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment. This collaboration offers the ability to deliver cancer therapeutics to patients throughout the region, while also meeting the comprehensive medical and surgical needs of those with cancer and at risk of the disease.

Please send your resume and referrals to: Judith Heller, VP, Physician Recruitment

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