Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:
Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).Summary
The Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) and the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, are recruiting a Palliative Care clinician at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level.
Baylor St Luke's Medical Center is a US News and World Report high performing hospital in cancer care and one of the primary teaching sites for Baylor College of Medicine. The DLDCCC outpatient clinic boasts multidisciplinary facilities with an infusion center and an onsite radiation therapy center which is under construction. The 427 members of the Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center generate more than $163M annually in cancer related research funding including two SPORE grants in breast cancer and lymphoma. The Dan L Duncan Cancer Center includes seven outstanding integrated Research Programs in Breast Cancer, Cancer Cell and Gene Therapy, Nuclear Receptors, Pediatric Oncology, Prevention and Population Science, Cancer Biology and Cancer Evolvability. The DLDCCC also has an important role in the Clinical Proteomics Tumor Analysis Consortium.
Several new initiatives are in development including programs in thoracic malignancies, hematologic malignancies, GU cancers, pancreatic cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and early phase clinical studies. The Center is the recipient of a $100M naming gift from the Duncan family to be used largely for program development and recruitment.
The physician will work closely with hematologists, oncologists and surgical oncologists at the Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center and the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center outpatient clinic to provide care for patients. The physician will work with the recently created DLDCCC supportive care program which includes nutrition, psychological counseling, exercise, rehab and prehab, weight control and pain management.Minimum Qualifications
Interested candidates will have an MD or MD/PhD degree and should be board eligible or board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Applications should include a letter outlining the candidate's academic interests in addition to a curriculum vitae and the names of four references.
Please send application to:
Martha P. Mims, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Section of Hematology/Medical Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, BCM 187
Houston, Texas 77030
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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