Palliative Care, Assistant/Associate Professor

February 10, 2020


Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY, United States


Palliative Care, Assistant/Associate Professor
Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology

Stony Brook University: Health Sciences: Renaissance School of Medicine: Internal Medicine: Hematology and Oncology
Location: Stony Brook, New York
Open Date: Feb 5, 2020
Deadline: Mar 5, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Stony Brook Medicine’s Palliative Care Program seeks a Board Certified or Board Eligible Palliative Care physician to join a very experienced and valued inpatient consultation service. The Palliative Medicine Program at Stony Brook University Hospital resides in the Department Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology. This is an exciting time to join our growing and very dynamic interdisciplinary team, consisting of physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, volunteers, etc. The physician will have extensive opportunity to teach trainees of all levels and develop curricula and educational programs at Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook School of Medicine, as well as participate in research and quality improvement projects throughout Stony Brook University Hospital. Furthermore, our program has recently received ACGME accreditation for a newly developed Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship creating additional opportunity for involvement in fellowship development and leadership. This past summer Stony Brook University hospital was awarded for the fourth time Advanced Certification in Palliative Care by the Joint Commission.

Stony Brook University Hospital is a 603-bed medical center and is the largest and only combined tertiary and academic center in Suffolk county, Long Island. Stony Brook University Hospital provides care to a diverse patient population with wide range of disease pathology. Long Island provides a variety of living environments ranging from a cosmopolitan style with big city amenities to suburban/small town feel with top notch school systems and quality of life.

Required Qualifications: MD, DO or equivalent, board certified/eligible in Palliative medicine. Strong clinical background to assume patient care, teach fellows and medical students.

Preferred Qualifications: Fellowship trained and Board Certified Palliative Medicine physician with interest in palliative care education and research. At least one year of inpatient palliative care consultation experience.

Application Instructions
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For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Grace LaTorre at 631-793-9288.

Special Notes
Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure). Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Campus Description
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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