Due to the generosity of the Isabella Santos Foundation, Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) in Charlotte, NC, is seeking a Medical Director/Endowed Chair in Rare and Solid Tumors to join the Cancer and Blood Disorders program and expand our current Solid Tumor Program. The position will be clinically based with dedicated time for research and education.
The current Cancer and Blood Disorders team at LCH consists of 11 physicians (8 Hem-Onc, 3 BMT), 9 Nurse Practitioners, 3 Physician Assistants, and growing Psychology and Neuro-Psychology support.
LCH receives over 140 new oncology patients per year and ranked # 31 in Cancer Care in US News and World Report.
The division works closely with Levine Cancer Institute, part of Atrium Health, and has partnered with the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) for more than 25 years.
Qualified candidates will possess the following:
Board certified in Pediatric Hematology—Oncology
At least 8 years’ of experience outside of fellowship.
Leadership experience is also preferred but not required.
Ability to manage the endowment funds for programmatic growth in clinical research in conjunction with performing investigator -initiated clinical trials with a talented pediatric research group.
At 236 beds, Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 125 pediatric subspecialists in over 25 different pediatric specialties. Our educational mission includes a well-regarded Pediatric Residency Program and participating in the teaching of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine third and fourth year medical students. LCH offers an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work. LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, most recently in seven pediatric specialties for 2019-2020 including Cancer.
Internal Number: Peds Hem Onc
About Atrium Health - Levine Children's Hospital
Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, is one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, providing a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina and Georgia. Atrium Health has over 3,000 system-employed providers and more than 60,000 employees, operating 45 acute care and specialty hospitals and 900-plus care locations.
Ideally situated between mountains and beaches, Charlotte, NC has a metropolitan area of 2.4 million that continues to experience rapid growth. Charlotte is the US’s second largest banking center and has a full array of cultural activities and professional sports teams. Charlotte offers excellent public and private school options, and North Carolina is home to several world-class universities.