Fox Chase Cancer Center - Full-time Academic Clinician


Fox Chase Cancer Center, a member of Temple University Health System, is seeking a full-time academic clinician to join the Division of Thoracic Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

The position is open to a candidate who is board-eligible or board-certified and has completed a thoracic surgery fellowship with a specific interest in growing a practice. The ideal candidate will be clinically focused with a strong Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery interest. The candidate will join a group of 5 other thoracic surgeons covering the Thoracic Surgery Service across the Temple University Health System and will hold an academic title from Temple University School of Medicine. There are opportunities to build profound collaborative relationships with experts in thoracic medical oncology, thoracic radiation oncology, pulmonary, GI, radiology, pathology, and other surgical oncology colleagues at Fox Chase Cancer Center. The position involves building a busy clinical practice with time protected for developing academic interests. The practice is supported by Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. The applicant must have a commitment to teaching thoracic surgery fellows and residents from Temple University and Einstein Medical Center.

Fox Chase Cancer Center was formed in 1974 when the American Oncologic Hospital (established in 1904) and the Institute for Cancer Research (founded in 1927) united. It was the first NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the nation. In 2012 it became a member of Temple University Health System and serves as the cancer hub for the health system. Fox Chase Cancer Center has achieved Magnet designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the sixth consecutive time and has held Magnet status continuously since 2000, when it became the first hospital in Pennsylvania and the first specialty hospital in the United States to achieve Magnet designation.

The mission of Fox Chase Cancer Center is to prevail over cancer by marshaling hearts and minds in bold scientific discovery, pioneering prevention, and compassionate care. With a staff of over 2,000, the center provides both patient care and research in more than 80 laboratories, staffed by hundreds of physicians and scientists. The affiliation with Temple University has added value to the cancer center by increasing research collaborations, expanding clinical programs, and offering more comprehensive services to our patients.

Please strongly consider this GREAT clinical opportunity and/or share this information with other qualified candidates.

All candidates will remain confidential during the recruitment for this position. For consideration, please send CV and cover letter to:

Jeffrey Farma, MD, FACS Interim Chair,
Department of Surgical Oncology
Chief, Division of General Surgical Oncology Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology
Surgical Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 728-2419

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1935 County Road B2 W, Ste 165 | Roseville, MN 55113
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