The VCU School of Medicine Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care and Massey Cancer Center are seeking a Clinician Educator in palliative medicine to practice at our flagship and satellite locations.
This position offers a competitive compensation and relocation package. It also provides opportunities for participation in palliative medicine clinical trials.
About the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Palliative Care: As part of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care members contribute their expertise and experience to our patient care, research and teaching missions. A collaborative environment among division faculty, and with other specialists from multiple disciplines, provides a comprehensive approach to patient care and physician training. The VCU Palliative Care Program is a multidisciplinary program with a focus on clinical care and active projects in education, research, and quality improvement regionally and nationally. In addition to training all levels of interdisciplinary trainees, our program has a fellowship with 4 fellows per year. We staff an inpatient palliative care unit (PCU) with a growing number of admissions, an inpatient consultative service, and an outpatient supportive care clinic with opportunities extending into the community and telemedicine space.
About Massey Cancer Center: VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 68 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions in the country that leads and shapes America's cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, Massey conducts basic science, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. It offers one of the largest selections of cancer clinical trials in Virginia and serves patients at multiple sites throughout the state. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and ultimately cure cancer.
Board Certified or Board Eligible in internal medicine
Board Certified or Board Eligible in palliative medicine
Demonstrated ability in building referrals for palliative medicine
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU