DIVISION DIRECTOR, GYNECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY CO-DIRECTOR, WOMEN’S CANCER PROGRAM
CEDARS-SINAI CANCER INSTITUTE
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, one of the nation’s premier healthcare institutions, is conducting a national search for a Division Director, Gynecological Oncology and Co-Director, Women’s Cancer Program. Our Gyn-Onc team ranks #5 nationally and #1 in Southern California as the busiest Gyn-Onc surgical service. This is an exciting and transformational time for the cancer enterprise at Cedars-Sinai with its renewed plans and aspirational goals to be a top tier nationally recognized Cancer Center. The Cedars-Sinai Cancer program sees over 4500 new cases of cancer per year and is part of Cedars-Sinai Health a rapidly expanding vertically integrated health system with practices located in Southern California, including Tower Hematology-Oncology, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Valley Oncology Medical Group, the Marina Del Rey hospital, Torrance Memorial, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Our search will identify an accomplished academic gynecologic oncology leader with demonstrated successful leadership experience in division, program or institute (of an NCI designated cancer center) and demonstrated successful research program. The dual role has a reporting relationship to the Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and to the Director of the Cancer Center.
DIRECTOR, DIVISON OF GYNECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
Position Summary: Primary responsibilities will be ensuring excellence (clinical, research, educational) of the Gynecological Oncology program including but not limited to the following
Clinical: Work with the Chair to actively participate in integration and coordination of pertinent services throughout the Medical Center including growth of clinical volume with focus on quality and safety. Provides vision, oversight and mentoring for the GYN-Oncology Program including development of mentoring programs for faculty. Provide gynecologic oncology care with shared coverage with other faculty members.
Research: Engage in productive peer reviewed funded research either basic, translational, population, health services areas and or clinical trials which supports the Department’s and Cancer Institute strategic plans. Work to increase divisional research funding from outside the institution including federal, industry and foundation funding. Provide mentorship and guidance for researchers in the division.
Education: Maintain fully accredited fellowship program in GYN-Oncology. Work with residency and fellowship directors regarding GYN Oncology education for trainees.
CO-DIRECTOR, WOMEN’S CANCER PROGRAM AT CEDARS-SINAI CANCER INSTITUTE
Position Summary: The Women’s cancer program at Cedars-Sinai Cancer Institute will be Co-Directed by the Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Division and a faculty member from the Breast Cancer Program. The goal of this position is to bring together faculty, with clinical and research programs focused on women’s cancers to provide the best collaborative care and facilitate multidisciplinary research in women’s cancers across the Cedar-Sinai Health System. The Co-Directors will jointly oversee and collaborate to develop the academic and programmatic aspects of the Women’s Cancer’s Programs including GYN Cancers and Breast Cancer in all areas including detection, treatment, prevention, survivorship, healthcare disparities and health policy issues.
Position Responsibilities Shared with Co-Director:
Programmatic: Provide guidance and oversight to all aspects of GYN Oncology and Breast Cancer including detection, treatment, prevention, survivorship, healthcare disparities and health policy issues. Work collaboratively with cancer physicians across Cedars-Sinai Health system (main campus, network affiliates and partner hospitals) in the development of research and clinical programs.
Research: Work to increase number of clinical trials available and increase enrollment at the Cancer Institute in Women’s Cancer across all appropriate Cedars-Sinai clinical sites. Promote and increase academic productivity to ensure increased NIH funding within the Women’s Cancer Program.
Education: Work with the Associate Director for Education in Cancer Institute to develop strategy for academic excellence in Women’s Cancers education including multi-disciplinary programs for graduate students, medical students, faculty, attending and staff.
As a member of the Cancer Institute and Department of OBGYN leadership teams, the co-director will be committed to designing and building world class research and clinical programs in GYN Oncology and Breast Cancer consistent with the goal to obtain cancer center NCI designation. This includes expanding clinical programs, strategic planning, fiscal responsibility and developing philanthropy.
We are among the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, medical education and medical research, with total annual revenues of $3.7 billion. Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest non-profit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 3,000 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses.
Interested candidates should send their CVs as well as names of three references to
MD or equivalent degree from an accredited professional school
Board certified in Gynecological Oncology, current California medical license
California License (or eligible for licensure)
Associate or Professor academic rank
Five or more years as an established leader of clinical operations with a successful track record demonstrating increased strategic responsibility in a complex, academic healthcare organization
Leadership roles in professional organizations
Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to build strong, sustainable partnering relationships
Demonstrated experience working with and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member
Knowledge and understanding of the trends and forces influencing health care delivery, the provision of care and other emerging issues in today’s healthcare environment.
Peer reviewed research program (basic and translational grants, clinical trials etc) funding in GYN Oncology.
Internal Number: 123456
About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a state-of-the-art, 866 bed tertiary acute care academic medical center is committed to excellence in compassionate patient care, research, education and community programs to improve the lives of our patients.
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