Staff Physician - Pediatric Hematology Oncology in Hershey, PA

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Posted 8 weeks ago

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Penn State Children's Hospital and the Penn State University College of Medicine is recruiting a Director of the Pediatric Hematology Program. An established track record in clinical research in coagulation and thrombosis, benign hematology, and/or hemoglobinopathies is encouraged. Responsibilities will include patient care, clinical research, and teaching. The position will also include a small amount of participation in pediatric oncology patient care. Candidates must be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Rank is at the Assistant to Full Professor level and commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Opportunities for program development are significant.

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology currently has 14 Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologists, and 12 Ph.D. faculty. The Hemophilia Center of Central Pennsylvania follows approximately 450 patients withinherited bleeding disorders in a multidisciplinary clinic with both adult and pediatric providers. There is also a state-supported Sickle Cell Program. Over 100 new oncology patients are seen annually, and in addition to hemophilia and sickle cell disease, there are programs in pediatric stem cell transplantation, neuro-oncology, experimental therapeutics, AYA, and survivorship. The division has an accredited Pediatric Hem/Onc fellowship program and is an active member of COG, PBMTC, POETIC and the BCC. Opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research are outstanding. Clinical investigation is supported by an NIH-funded CTSI, a Pediatric Clinical Research Office, the Penn State Cancer Institute and the Institute for Personalized Medicine.

Please submit a current CV and letter of interest to: Barbara Miller, M.D., c/o Patty Shipton, FASPR, Physician Recruiter, at

About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,000 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.