Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the Penn State Children’s Hospital invites applications and nominations for the position of Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized academic leader with a substantial record of leadership, clinical and administrative accomplishments, education scholarship and/or research productivity and teaching experience. We are seeking candidates with prior administrative and leadership experience gained within a Department of Pediatrics, strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively inspire, manage, mentor and develop faculty and staff. Candidates must hold the degree of MD, DO, or equivalent, or MD/PhD, be Board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and possess qualifications for appointment.
The division is supported by one of the biggest student-run philanthropies in the United States, THON, and by Four Diamonds. THON provides the major funding for Four Diamonds (70% annually). More than $168 million has been raised for Four Diamonds at Penn State Children’s Hospital since 1972.
The Four Diamonds Pediatric Oncology Research Center is supported by >$70M in research endowments developed from 1999 to the present.
The division has an accredited Pediatric Hem/Onc Fellowship Program and is an active member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Investigators’ Consortium (POETIC) and the Beat Child Cancer (BCC) consortium.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is one of the largest divisions in the Department of Pediatrics with 14 Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists, 2 of whom hold endowed Chair appointments, 5 Ph.D. faculty, and 6 Advanced Practice Nurses.
The division has programs in pediatric stem cell transplantation, experimental therapeutics, neuro-oncology, AYA oncology, and survivorship.
The Division has been recognized by US News and World Report as one of the leading pediatric oncology programs in the country since 2012.
We are pleased to offer:
Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including:
401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans
Penn State University tuition discount
Back-up family care.
Attractive start-up package for research.
Hershey is a thriving suburban town of approximately 20,000, in a metropolitan area of approximately 400,000 in one of the fastest growing regions of the state. Surrounded by diverse communities such as Harrisburg, Lebanon, and Lancaster, and less than 95 miles from Philadelphia and Baltimore, it provides residents and visitors with employment, cultural, and recreational opportunities that are attractive to people of all backgrounds. Central Pennsylvania's second largest industry, Hershey Foods Corporation, is also headquartered in Hershey.
Inquiries, nominations and expressions of interest, including a curriculum vitae and cover letter, should be submitted confidentially via email Patty Shipton, FASPR: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn State Health is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
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About Penn State Health
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as well as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school.