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Section Head, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Endeavor Health
Evanston, Illinois
Closing date
May 30, 2025

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Full Time
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Job Opportunity: Section Head, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Location: Kellogg Cancer Center, NorthShore Hospitals
Hospital Network: Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, and Swedish Hospitals

Endeavor Health, formerly NorthShore University HealthSystem, is seeking a Section Head, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology to join our prestigious Kellogg Cancer Center within the Division of Hematology/Oncology. This is a unique opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, collaborative team of sub-specialty based physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, nurses, and other specialty trained clinicians, all dedicated to a multidisciplinary approach that places each patient at the center of a personalized treatment plan.

Position Highlights:

  • Program Leadership: Spearhead clinical program development and operations for the GI medical oncology program.
  • Innovation & Quality: Drive clinical research, safety, quality, and innovation efforts.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside a dedicated division of 27 subspecialized physicians (including 4 other GI medical oncologists), supported by Advanced Practice Practitioners and collaborative nurses.
  • Partnership in multi-specialty clinics, system wide tumor boards (HPB, foregut and colorectal), and GI Oncology research


  • Fellowship trained and board certified in medical oncology.
  • Proven experience in program development and growth.
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment of research and/or quality improvement.
  • Strong leadership skills with a focus on clinical excellence and patient-centered care.
  • Previous experience in recruiting physicians highly desirable.

About Endeavor Health:

  • Endeavor Health is the third largest healthcare delivery system in Illinois. We have nine hospitals with nearly 27,000 team members, more than 6,000 best-in-class physicians and more than 300 local ambulatory locations, serving an area of more than 4.2 million residents across six northeast Illinois counties - stretching 69 miles from Lake County to Will County. In addition, Endeavor Health is
Endeavor Health Cancer Institute awards and recognition

We are proud to be nationally accredited by organizations that share our goal of improving cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Our recognitions provide our patients and families peace of mind that we are meeting or exceeding the high standards established for accreditation.

  • S. News and World Reports #48 in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
  • Commission on Cancer Accredited Program (COC)
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
  • National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC)
  • Quality Oncology Program Initiative (QOPI)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, wellness programs specific to Physicians, CME allowance, Routine Time Off (RTO), Tax Deferred Annuity plans, and more).
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology and equipment.
  • A highly collegial work environment.
  • Academic appointment through the Pritzker School of Medicine at The University of Chicago for qualified candidates.
  • 1:8 call

Join Us:

This is a prime opportunity to lead and grow a distinguished GI medical oncology program within a leading healthcare system. If you are a visionary leader with a passion for patient-centered care and clinical excellence, we invite you to apply.

Application Process:

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and qualifications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Contact Information:

Please address CV and Cover Letters to Dr. Bruce Brockstein, Division Head Hematology/Oncology and Melissa Hogg, MD, Division Chief GI and General Surgery, NorthShore Health System and email to Shawn A. Watzka, Senior Physician Recruiter, Or apply directly to this job posting.

Endeavor Health is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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