Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine — Division Head, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation

Division Head, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation
Department of Pediatrics
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

This is an exciting opportunity for a physician executive to join the largest pediatric provider in the region, recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report and ranked #1 in Illinois, and serve a critical leadership role in growing, developing, and maintaining programs and activities within the Division of Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation. The new Division Head serves a critical leadership role in growing, developing, and maintaining programs within the division. There is significant opportunity for immediate growth of investigator-initiated research within the division.  One strength of the division currently is its participation in multi-center clinical trials, however, broadening the portfolio of research will better reflect the needs of the cancer population in the region and create destination programs for innovative cancer research. In addition, there is the opportunity and expectation to increase collaboration with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern (ranked 6th in the country), Northwestern Medicine Division of Hematology and Oncology, and the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute. The division consists of more than 30 physicians and scientists, including world-renowned, board-certified hematologists and oncologists, advanced pediatric nurses, pediatric dieticians, imaging specialists, social workers, and psychologists.

As the chief academic and administrative leader of the Division of Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation, the new Division Head will apply a strong and proven commitment to excellence in delivery of care, research, education, and advocacy.  With responsibility for all clinical, educational, research, and operational functioning within the division, the Division Head will oversee budgeting, staff management, patient services, and other functions relevant to effective division management.

The Ideal Candidate is a visionary and strategic leader with knowledge and experience in a comprehensive research university setting.  The candidate will have a proven record as a problem solver and the ability to implement innovative solutions to contemporary challenges. The new Division Head will have demonstrated leadership in clinical care, development of research, and/or administration and strong clinical expertise, along with a proven track record of funded research, within the field of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Neuro-Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant: 

  • MD or MD/PhD with a track record of leadership roles in an academic institution.
  • Sub-board certification and Fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
  • Must have or be able to obtain an unrestricted Illinois medical license and an academic appointment at the associate professor level or higher.

The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a world-class, research intensive, pediatric health center affiliated with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Lurie Children’s provides outpatient care at 13 locations along with five primary care location throughout the Chicagoland area. Lurie Children’s also maintains partnerships with three partner hospitals in the region. Nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties, Lurie Children’s conducts more pediatric research than any other children’s hospital in the region. 

Chicago, Illinois is the cultural, industrial, and commercial center of the Midwest. Lurie Children’s is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago and situated near Lake Michigan and the Magnificent Mile, one of the premier shopping, cultural, and dining districts in the world. Chicago boasts a world-class arts scene, fine dining, and outstanding access to outdoor recreation.

Applications may be filled out HERE.

Nominations are greatly appreciated and may be sent to:
Jennifer Schaulin, Pediatric Practice Leader & Principal
Ellen Lockhart, MD, Principal
c/o Hisham Siddiqi, Consultant
Executive & Physician Leadership Search, AMN Leadership Solutions, AMN Healthcare
Email: hisham.siddiqi@amnhealthcare.com

EEOC Statement
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