Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY, United States


Palliative Medicine Physician, Assistant/Associate Professor, Internal Medicine (95947)

Location: Stony Brook, New York

Open Date:
May 17, 2022

Dec 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Stony Brook Medicine's Palliative Medicine Section seeks a Board Certified or Board Eligible Palliative Medicine physician to join a very experienced and valued inpatient consultation service at Stony Book University Hospital. The ideal candidate should be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Palliative Medicine and have strong interest in academic medicine as well as delivering hospital-based patient care.

Our mature and experienced Palliative Care Team cares for a diverse patient population with broad disease pathology and complex needs at every stage of their disease trajectory. This is an exciting time to join our growing and very dynamic interdisciplinary team, consisting of physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, nurse coordinator, chaplain, HPM fellows, and volunteers. Our new ACGME accredited Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship creates additional opportunity for involvement in curricula development and leadership. Furthermore, the physician will have ample opportunity to teach trainees of all levels and contribute to educational programs throughout Stony Brook University Hospital and Stony Brook School of Medicine, participate in research and quality improvement projects, and expand to the outpatient setting. The Palliative Medicine Section at Stony Brook University Hospital resides in the Department Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, which allows for extensive collaboration with our Hematology & Oncology colleagues. Stony Brook University hospital has been awarded Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Palliative Care and has been nationally recognized as one of the best hospitals in the country.


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.

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For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Grace LaTorre at 631-444-2292.

Special Notes

Tenure/Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/facultysenate/committees/apt).

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 624 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. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website athttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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