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Beth Israel Lahey Health Pathologist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Chair of Pathology

Mount Auburn Hospital

Cambridge, MA

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Chair of Pathology

Mount Auburn Hospital

Cambridge, MA

The Department of Pathology at Mount Auburn Hospital is seeking an AP/CP board certified pathologist, who is qualified to obtain a medical license in Massachusetts, to lead a team of 4 pathologists based at Mount Auburn Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliated Community Hospital in Cambridge, MA. Fellowship training and experience in a subspecialty area of surgical pathology, such as gastrointestinal and liver pathology, breast, or gynecologic pathology is desired. At least five years of medical practice with demonstrated leadership qualities, including good communication skills, and a collaborative approach, are required.

Clinical responsibilities include sign-out of general surgical biopsies and resections as well as participating in frozen section, cytology and on-call services in addition to oversight of general clinical pathology needs. Administrative responsibilities include physician recruitment and development, achieving departmental quality, financial, and patient satisfaction goals, developing new initiatives, effectively managing resource allocation within the department, and optimizing departmental operations. Participation in daily clinical activities is expected. Protected time will be provided for administrative functions. There is opportunity for an academic appointment.

As members of the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, the pathologists at Mount Auburn Hospital collaborate with 18 pathologists at the Lahey-Burlington campus. The combined professional services provide a wide range of subspecialty expertise in anatomic and clinical pathology. Mount Auburn anatomic pathology processes approximately 15,000 surgical and non-gynecologic cytology specimens per year. Clinical pathology provides on-site services in clinical chemistry, hematology/coagulation and transfusion medicine.

Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886 as the first hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is a top teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School ( . The hospital has 217 licensed beds and offers comprehensive inpatient services in all medical specialties, including cancer care.

Mount Auburn Hospital is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health ( , a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through ground-breaking research and education.

Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter and CV to:

Lawrence Borges, MD, MPH, Interim Chief, Gastroenterology, Mount Auburn Hospital

Rich Crosby, Sr. Physician Recruiter, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

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