Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the worlds premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
The Department of Surgery is currently seeking a highly motivated and successful individual for Chief of Orthopedic Surgery to practice and oversee all clinical activities, provide leadership and support for all academic programs. The Chief will also serve as a faculty member of a strong academic training program, create policies that drive improvements in quality and safety, and continue to grow the robust Orthopedic Surgical Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The Orthopedic Surgical Service performs the full spectrum of orthopedic procedures. The surgeons of the Orthopedic Service are committed to providing the highest quality of care to patients with primary bone cancers and musculoskeletal soft tissue tumors, as well as metastatic bone tumors from breast, prostate, lung, and other cancers. The Service, led by Dr. John H. Healey since 1991, takes part in MSKs multidisciplinary approach to patient care, which includes surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, neurology, and plastic surgery to ensure the best disease and functional outcomes for patients. (https://www.mskcc.org/departments/surgery/faculty)
The ideal candidate would:
Strong clinical leader with experience driving improvements in quality and safety
Board certification in Orthopedics and fellowship training
Commitment to academic excellence including prior experience in resident and fellow education and clinical research
Exceptional interpersonal skills, strong clinical background, and keen understanding of how to drive and maintain clinical quality standards
Licensed in the State of New York
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