The University of Chicago's Department of Pathology is recruiting a senior faculty member at the Professor or Associate Professor level to serve as Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine and Co-director of Apheresis Services for the University of Chicago Medicine. The section is responsible for transfusion services of adult and pediatric patients, a hospital-based blood donor center, and therapeutic apheresis as well as cellular collections. An expanded Emergency Room and a Level 1 Trauma Center are opening in early 2018. The candidate is expected to work closely with providers in hematology, oncology, stem cell transplantation, neurology, obstetrics, cardiothoracic and trauma surgery; offer medical direction for all medical, technical and regulatory processes and procedures including quality assurance; promote and provide leadership for process improvement and blood utilization; and be actively involved in training of medical students, pathology residents, and transfusion medicine and other fellows. The University of Chicago has 811 pediatric and adult in-patient beds, and currently transfuses over 35,000 components annually, and oversees 1100 pheresis procedures a year.
We seek applicants with a demonstrated interest in translational or clinical research in the broadly defined field of transfusion medicine who will build upon an already excellent clinical service. The candidate must have at least five years of experience in Transfusion Medicine. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D., or foreign equivalent degree, and must possess or be eligible for an unrestricted medical license in the State of Illinois.
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INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE, including a CV:
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Daniel A. Arber, MD
The University of Chicago
Chair, Department of Pathology
Division of the Biological Sciences
5841 S. Maryland Avenue - MC 3083
Chicago, IL 60637
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