The Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) is seeking a new faculty member to join the BMT program. Applicants must possess a medical degree and Board eligibility or certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of post-fellowship experience in clinical BMT.
The primary responsibility of this position is to provide excellent clinical care for children and adolescents. Candidates should have a clinical and an academic (clinical or laboratory) focus in pediatric BMT. Support will be provided to ensure the candidate’s pursuit of these goals. The academic appointment will be at the assistant, associate or full professor level.
Children's Mercy Kanas City has a full-service BMT program with 35-40 transplants performed annually for a variety of malignant and non-malignant diseases, and using all donor sources including haploidentical donors and banked cord blood. The program is focused on novel less toxic transplant approaches to treat patients with non-malignant diseases, such as severe combined immunodeficiency, aplastic anemia, hemoglobinopathies and rare genetic disorders.
The successful candidate will join an established pediatric transplant program with excellent clinical outcomes. It has a full-complement of staffing including three other faculty physicians, six advanced practice providers, and in-house coverage by Heme-Onc trained physicians. The program is a FACT-accredited, and National Marrow Donor Program and Children’s Oncology Group designated transplant center. We are participating in a number of cooperative group, investigator-initiated, and industry sponsored trials. We are actively involved in the chimeric antigen receptor studies including CTL019 trial for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT sees more than 200 newly diagnosed children with cancer every year, and is a consortium partner in the NCI-designated University of Kansas Cancer Center. It runs a busy hematology service with over 300 sickle cell disease patients, coagulation service and a hemophilia treatment center. There is an active Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship program.
Please send CV to email@example.com for consideration.
For more information about this opportunity, interested applicants should contact:
Doug Myers, MD
Interim Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMKC School of Medicine
Children's Mercy Kansas City
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. We have received Magnet® recognition four times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. The Children’s Mercy Research Institute has started construction on a new 9 story research building that will include wet and dry labs.
Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown, eight-block dining, entertainment and shopping district. Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities.
It’s a community with a heart – friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking – a great place to live and pursue a career.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Children's Mercy Kansas City
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 367-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million
patients each year from across the country. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and has received Magnet® recognition four times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of over 700 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world. For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City, and about Kansas City itself,
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