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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Academic Palliative Medicine Physician in Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, and Brigham & Women’s Hospital (BWH) Division of Palliative Medicine seek a passionate Adult Palliative Medicine physician to join our dynamic interdisciplinary team. This position offers an exciting career opportunity within an extraordinary clinical and academic environment, where faculty can focus on clinical innovation, education, or research. The successful candidate will have a faculty appointment at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level at Harvard Medical School and clinical privileges at both DFCI and BWH. Salary, benefits and compensation will be consistent with experience and hospital policies. Candidates must be BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Palliative Medicine Fellowship training preferred.

Clinical: We seek a full time Adult Palliative Care physician for our outpatient practice. Some inpatient coverage on a rotating basis may also be possible. Our physicians attend in outpatient clinics at DFCI as well as an inpatient palliative care unit and inpatient consultation service. They work closely with our interdisciplinary team of nurses, social workers, pharmacists, and psychosocial oncology colleagues to provide state-of-the-art palliative care to seriously ill patients.

Educational: Faculty participate in extensive formal and informal teaching activities at BWH, DFCI, and the Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care. Trainees include fellows in palliative care, pain/anesthesia, psychiatry, geriatrics, and gynecologic and surgical oncology; residents; physician assistants; medical students; and other clinicians rotating on the Adult Palliative Care Service.

Research: The Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care houses significant research efforts in communication, symptom management, spirituality, and health services delivery, and also hosts a research fellowship program. Outstanding research opportunities are also available throughout the DFCI, BWH and the HMS communities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Job ID: 2020-17671

Grade: 49

External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org

Street: 450 Brookline Ave