Division Head - Hematology and Oncology

Academic Leadership - Division Head - Hematology and Oncology

Detroit, MI 48202
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Dan Jennings
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Merritt Hawkins

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The Department of Academics at Merritt Hawkins has partnered with Henry Ford Health System and the Department of Medicine to recruit additional faculty leadership to one of the most prestigious health systems in the country. We are seeking a dynamic leader for this very high-profile role as Division Head of Hematology & Oncology

Position: Division Head, Hematology and Oncology
  • The Division Head should have a strong academic background and be prepared to build a thriving research enterprise in translational science and clinical trials, to include investigator-initiated clinical trials, throughout the Division
  • Clinically this leader will drive growth in a strong clinical division of over 30 faculty with a focus on pathways of care and development of more disease-specific care
  • The Division Head is also responsible for advancing the medical education mission and ensuring a robust, innovative fellowship program and an environment of scholarly inquiry
  • Seeking a proven leader and collaborator who can bring national reputation and energy to the Division
  • Based on the candidate’s experience and background, additional system-level major leadership roles and responsibilities within the Henry Ford Cancer Institute will be possible as we enhance our affiliations with our academic partners and prepare a pathway toward National Cancer Institute designation status
Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), located in Detroit, Michigan, is one of the world’s most distinguished academic medical centers. The Division Head will provide oversight for Hematology/Oncology (HemOnc) within the Department of Medicine for the Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG) and will be a senior leader providing insight and guidance to the Henry Ford Cancer Institute (HFCI) Clinical Council with a focus on a System-wide strategy for growth within Hematology and Oncology.

Detroit is a city that is enjoying the fruits of a decade-long revitalization effort. It is a proud, richly diverse city with a metropolitan population of over 4 million. The diversity of Detroit has led to a city that is rich in art and culture. The many different neighborhoods within the city offer their own cultural flare. In addition, the city boasts over 40 art galleries and a number of museums, while the performing arts in Detroit rivals many of the other larger metro areas in the U.S. For sports fans, Detroit is home to four major professional sports teams and a number of minor-league and college teams.


About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.