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System Head, Classical Hematology at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute

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

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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, Classical Hematology at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute. Working closely with the System Chief Hematologic Malignancies and the Deputy Physician in Chief of Medical Oncology, this leader will advance the clinical, research, and teaching mission of classical hematology to ensure an integrated and unified approach to patient care throughout an expansive network spanning New York City, Long Island and Westchester County. In this fashion, the System Head of Classical Hematology will support best in class, comprehensive care through standardization, program development and the advancement of innovation through research.

Our Health System

Northwell Health

As New York State s largest private employer and health care provider and one of the nation s largest health care systems, Northwell Health includes a network of collaborators, research pioneers, entrepreneurs, and educators 85,000 strong caring for millions of patients each year. Northwell Health delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, and training the next generation of medical professionals through the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Six Northwell hospitals achieve top-50 national rankings from U.S. News & World Report in 32 medical specialties.
Northwell Health s focus is on prevention, wellness, and providing the full continuum of diagnosis, treatment, and after-care services to all those that the health system serves. Recognized as an established leader in public health and community outreach, Northwell Health serves a socioeconomically and ethnically diverse patient population across the state of New York, the tri-state area and around the world. Northwell Health was named to Fortune s Best Places to Work list in 2020, and one of Fortune s 100 Best Places to Work for Diversity, and Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma. Northwell provides seamless, coordinated care for over two million patients annually through 14,200+ credentialed physicians, including about 4,900 employed doctors including members of Northwell Physician Partners; 18,000+ nurses; and 5,000+ volunteers. Northwell Health generates $13.5 billion in annual revenues.

About the Northwell Health Cancer Institute

Northwell Health is one of the largest cancer care providers in the New York metropolitan area, diagnosing 19,000 cases and 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 for 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.

The Division of Hematology 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.

For more information about Northwell Health Cancer Institute, please visit

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Established in 2008, the Zucker School of Medicine was founded by two equal partners: Hofstra University and Northwell Health. The Zucker School of Medicine was built upon the strong clinical and graduate medical education programs of Northwell Health, as well as the robust research and academic programs of both Hofstra University and Northwell s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

The School of Medicine aims to establish itself as a revered institution of higher medical education by means of accomplishing the following visionary objectives:

To be a premier Millennial Medical School To be a major contributor to the redefining of medical education To effect positive change for Hofstra University, Northwell Health, and the community To improve the health of the region

The School welcomed its inaugural class in August 2011. Just two years following the graduation of its first class of medical students, The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell was ranked among the top medical schools in the country for primary care, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report s Best Graduate Schools. The Zucker School of Medicine currently ranks among the top medical schools nationwide for research according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report s Best Graduate Schools rankings. The School has enjoyed impressive growth in size and status in just ten years of existence, including an expanding community of more than 3,100 faculty and 100 staff. The School s sense of collaboration and camaraderie has inspired new ways to educate and shape successful professionals in medicine.

For more information about Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, please visit

Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, led by President and CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD, is Northwell Health s research enterprise. Home to 50 research labs, 3,000 clinical research studies, 5,000 researchers and staff, the Feinstein Institutes are raising the standard of medical innovation through its five institutes led by top researchers:

  1. Institute of Behavioral Science
  2. Institute of Bioelectronic Medicine
  3. Institute of Cancer Research
  4. Institute of Health Innovation & Outcome Research
  5. Institute of Molecular Medicine

Each institute has an impressive track record of producing knowledge that cures disease and improves patients lives. Their work is transforming the treatment of conditions like Crohn s disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, sepsis, cancer, acute psychiatric illness and Alzheimer s disease.

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