The Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has direct responsibility to build and lead all pathology programs including all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving the faculty/physicians of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with responsibility for the continued development of an academically distinguished department. The Chair serves as a member of the senior leadership team of the School of Medicine who establish the education, research and outreach priorities and lead efforts to ensure the competitiveness of the medical education program. As Chair, s/he is responsible for oversight and management of the Pathology faculty while advancing innovative scientific research programs.
As Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for Emory Healthcare, the Chair also works closely with the Physician Group President to ensure high quality pathology services to all patients, to coordinate clinical services across all medical facilities, and to exercise appropriate operational and financial management of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine physicians and operations. The Chair works closely with the Dean of the Emory School of Medicine to develop the academic and research programs involving pathology while developing and implementing new pathology programs and services.
Successful candidates will be an accomplished leader in the field of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and be able to present a vision for building and sustaining a top-ranked department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. A qualified candidate will hold an MD or MD/PhD degree, be a board certified physician and a nationally recognized Pathology and Laboratory Medicine physician who will hold privileges to provide patient care throughout Emory Healthcare. The individual will provide senior leadership in all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving pathology for the faculty of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, with responsibility for the continued development of an academically distinguished department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for the School of Medicine of Emory University. Candidates should possess a minimum of ten (10) years of clinical/educational/research leadership experience. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with direct administrative experience to include a broad understanding of complex health strategies and issues challenging the field of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and its medical education programs.
Emory University School of Medicine is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the nation’s outstanding institutions of biomedical education, research and patient care and is dedicated to training exceptional students who become leaders in academic medicine and biomedical research. Ranked 19th nationally in NIH research, the school is best known for its research and treatment in pathology, infectious disease, heart disease, cancer, transplantation, orthopaedics, pediatrics, renal disease, geriatrics, among other specialties. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is the most comprehensive academic health system in the region. In fiscal year 2017, EHC earned $3.3 billion in net revenue generated from its eleven owned hospitals and numerous clinical sites.
The Emory Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has the goal of becoming the premier academic pathology program in the world while serving as the training and research hub in one of the largest metropolitan regions in the United States. The training environment encompasses a tertiary care university hospital, the region’s sole public hospital and main trauma center, an urban, community hospital, Veterans’ hospital and the region’s elite pediatric referral center.
Emory University is committed to Inclusion and equity in the recruitment and retention of faculty. The university diligently supports the training of historically underrepresented and underserved communities. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.