Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Pathology: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Required Documents
Cover letter, Letter of Interest, List of References

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University seeks an experienced, outstanding, and dynamic M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. pathologist, to serve as Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology so as to enhance our vision as a destination for trainees, faculty, and all our customers including patients and other physicians in the organization.  The Emory University Anatomic Pathology Division serves 2 healthcare systems: Emory Healthcare and Grady Healthcare. Of the 7 hospitals in the Emory Healthcare System, 2 hospitals have pathology faculty and trainees, in Grady Healthcare there are faculty and trainees in the main hospital, there are also faculty and trainees in other systems in the city including the Atlanta Veterans Administration Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The Division counts with 40 surgical pathology faculty, a training program with 8 residents per year (total of 32 residents), and 13 accredited fellowships.


The Emory University Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is ranked among the top 10 for both NIH-funded research and has high-impact scholarship in pathology. The Department has close ties to Emory’s renowned Center for AIDS Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Transplant Center. There is a shared commitment to excellence in clinical service, teaching, and scholarship (http://www.pathology.emory.edu/index.html).


We are looking for the Vice Chair to be forward-thinking implementing innovative programs, have an emphasis on fostering a collaborative environment, and be active in mentoring faculty. She/he/ they will provide oversight of Anatomic Pathology services at all locations where there is Anatomic Pathology faculty and interact with other Emory Healthcare hospitals in an effort to have a system approach to the Anatomic Pathology Practice. These leadership activities will have to be compliant with regulatory requirements of CAP and CLIA and will help ensure quality care through Emory Healthcare. The Vice Chair will be part of the Department’s Executive team.


Candidates must be board-certified in Anatomic Pathology and demonstrate reputation at the national and/or international level in a diagnostic pathology specialty as demonstrated by presentations in conferences or invitations to write reviews, chapters or books. It is desirable to have had successful leadership roles and show promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion in their previous employment.  A record of successful academic productivity and mentorship and sponsorship of trainees and junior faculty is also desirable. Current Associate and Full Professors in other institutions are welcomed apply.

Interested applicants should submit CV, intention letter and names of three references. letters of inqury should be sent to Ms. Rhonda Everett at reveret@emory.edu .

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