The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) and Emory University School of Medicine, both located in Atlanta, GA, are seeking nominations and applications for a dynamic and experienced medical oncologist for the position of Director of the Glenn Family Breast Center of the Winship Cancer Institute (Center).
The Center was established in 2013 and has earned full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Caregivers at the center see over 1,300 new breast cancer patients annually, treated by a multidisciplinary team of 50 faculty, including 6 medical oncologists, 6 surgical oncologists, 5 plastic surgeons, 5 radiation oncologists, 4 breast pathologists, 3 nuclear medicine specialists, and 13 breast imagers.
Winship and Emory University’s Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology seeks a nationally recognized Medical Oncologist who is actively involved in clinical and translational investigations, patient care, and education in the area of breast cancer. The candidate will also have a proven track record as a mentor to junior faculty and trainees. The successful candidate should be an experienced and dynamic leader who will have oversight for the management and direction of the Center. The ideal candidate will have a collaborative mindset with leadership experience in national/international research efforts and will be eligible for a faculty appointment at the associate or full professor level
The Division of Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine is housed within the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology. As part of Emory University School of Medicine and Winship, the department faculty are leaders in cancer research activity and provide the latest therapies for patient care. Winship physicians provide care through the Glenn Family Breast Center with locations at Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and The Emory Clinic. There is also a strong linkage with the breast cancer care and research provided within the Grady Health System.
Winship is the clinical, education, and research base for all cancer-specific activities at Emory University. Winship was founded in 1937 with a mission that no one would need to leave Georgia to receive the best in cancer care. Today, Winship sees more than 17,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients every year and is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Georgia. In 2016, Winship’s faculty were awarded over $85 million in research funding, with $38.6 million from the NCI. In 2017, Winship investigators conducted over 250 therapeutic clinical trials and enrolled more than 780 patients. Winship is home to the largest phase 1 clinical trial unit in Georgia.