Melanoma Medical Oncologist in Chicago

Rush University Medical Center
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Facility: Rush University Medical Center 
Address: 1653 W. Congress Parkway 
Chicago, IL 60612 
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Specialty: Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
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Melanoma Medical Oncologist
Rush University Medical Center / Rush University Cancer Center
Chicago, Illinois

The Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center is recruiting a Melanoma Medical Oncologist at the associate or professor level.  The successful candidate will be board certified in medical oncology and have demonstrated interest and academic productivity in a field of melanoma oncology.  The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with a growing multi-disciplinary melanoma oncology program, expand our large portfolio of clinical trials, and develop investigator-initiated trials. The predominant criteria include: a major commitment to research and scholarly activity that advances the field of medicine, teaching, excellence in clinical care, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Our new, state-of-the-art Cancer Center facility in Chicago will serve as a hub for services throughout our health system. Our core programs are supported by multi-disciplinary teams from medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology, research and bioinformatics, clinical operations, and dedicated clinical and support staff, including patient navigators. This structure allows specialists to more easily consult and see patients based on tumor type or molecular and genomic signatures, combining our outstanding multidisciplinary approach with a data infrastructure that supports this patient-centered care. This integration enables us to make a greater commitment to research, dramatically scaling the effectiveness of clinical trials, and enabling translational research that moves bench to bedside, and bedside to bench.   

Rush University Medical Center is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status – the highest honor in nursing – and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation. Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics. Rush is located short distances from two other universities, two other medical centers, transportation centers, sports facilities, and residential/shopping neighborhoods.

Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to: 

Timothy M. Kuzel, MD, FACP
The Samuel G. Taylor III, MD, Professor of Oncology
Chief, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy
Rush University Medical Center

via email to Rose Sprinkle, Manager, Faculty Recruitment at Rose_Sprinkle@Rush.edu

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

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