The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Northwell Health seeks a qualified M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. physician, to serve as system Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology. Northwell Health is a 23-hospital system serving the greater New York metropolitan area. System-wide, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine accessions over 270,000 surgical pathology and over 275,000 cytopathology cases per year. The department employs 140 pathologists, of whom fifty-five are in the central region subspecialty-based Anatomic Pathology Services unit, and eighty-five serving in practices at the distributed tertiary and community hospitals of the network. The department is home to Pathology Residency Training Programs for thirty-two pathology residents and seven subspecialty fellowships.
This individual will provide senior oversight of Anatomic Pathology Services at Northwell Health, to include visible and accessible leadership to health system clinical programs and physician practice communities. A high level of experience and skill in a subspecialty area of Anatomic Pathology is expected, and this individual will practice Anatomic Pathology at an appropriate system practice site. Faculty rank at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell will be in accordance with qualifications.
Required qualifications include American Board of Pathology board certification in Anatomic Pathology (AP) or in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP), with subspecialty AP training and experience. The individual will be expected to have, or successfully obtain, a New York State license to practice medicine and to hold or be eligible for a New York State Certificate of Qualification in Histopathology. An academic background with demonstrated academic accomplishments is desirable.
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 850+ outpatient facilities, and more than 17,700 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, and as both employer and provider of integrated health care, have strong engagement with our regional communities. Our 80,000 employees include 18,900 nurses, and 5,700 employed doctors as members of Northwell Health Physician Partners. As a regional academic health system and through research at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and the affiliation with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Northwell has extraordinary opportunity to translate investigational research into better health care delivery. Through the Northwell Health Cancer Institute and other clinical programs, Northwell is host to more than 2,500 clinical research studies per year. We are training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and with over 180 accredited graduate medical education programs, provide training annually to nearly 2,000 physician residents and fellows.
Northwell Health offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The academic appointment with the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Physicians will be employed as members of Northwell Physician Partners, the fifth largest medical group in the country.
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