Geisinger Health System (GHS) is currently seeking BC Hematologist/Oncologist for a leadership position with a well-established research program and practice at Geisinger Medical Center, located in Danville, PA.
Director of Clinical Research - Geisinger Cancer Institute
Requires experience and leadership in clinical oncology research. In addition to inpatient and outpatient clinical responsibilities, the Director will lead Geisinger’s NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Community Site network and other research activities including, but not limited to, industry sponsored, investigator initiated, and innovative cancer care delivery. The research program spans the health system service area and is established on five hospital campuses and extends to four additional community clinic locations.
As Director of Clinical Research, the candidate will be responsible for the research portfolio of the cancer programs; partnerships and strategic planning; and investigator oversight and mentoring. The candidate will apply leadership skills and engage associates across multiple disciplines to further the research program in areas that include cancer care delivery research and cancer genomics through Geisinger’s MyCode project.
Geisinger Health System serves nearly three million people in central, western and northeastern Pennsylvania through a network of nine integrated hospitals campuses, community practice clinics, and a 1,600 multi-specialty physician group. Geisinger has been nationally recognized for innovation, quality care, research and medical teaching. Our more than 30-year alliance with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and its community research programs allows us to offer the most advanced care and treatment options to patients close to home. Geisinger is a community site in the new NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).
MyCode® Community Health Initiative has consented more than 112,000 Geisinger patients who will provide blood and/or tissue samples to be genetically sequenced. That data will be combined with each participant's medical record to provide Geisinger researchers with information to investigate new approaches to disease control, diagnosis and treatment. The study uses a broad consent and includes the ability to re-contact participants and share medically actionable results. As part of a partnership with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, MyCode plans to collect samples from more than 250,000 consented patients, whose de-identified genomic data will help to improve patient care and speed drug discovery and development.
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Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.