Henry Ford Medical Group in Michigan is seeking a board-certified/eligible Radiation Oncologist to join our Radiation Oncology Department in 2021. Qualified candidates will preferably have a strong interest clinically and academically in thoracic oncology. This position involves working closely with other cancer specialists in the Henry Ford Cancer Institute (HFCI) – one of the largest cancer centers in Michigan offering a multidisciplinary program committed to prevention, early detection, treatment and research for cancer care. In 2021, HFCI opened a state-of-the-art, patient-centered cancer center building.
Using the most advanced radiation technologies available today, the HFCI Radiation Oncology Department is among the most experienced in the U.S. in the design and delivery of cutting-edge radiation oncology treatments, including the first FDA-approved MRLinac. The department has an outstanding Medical Physics Division supporting clinical services, new technologies and research projects. Staff work closely with other cancer specialists and discuss individual patient treatment options at 15 Henry Ford Tumor Boards (TB) each week, creating personalized treatment plans. HFCI also has a novel personalized medicine program including a molecular TB.
The Henry Ford Department of Radiation Oncology also performs basic science and clinical trials research funded by many sources, including the National Cancer Institute and the NRG/Radiation Therapy Oncology group. The Department of Radiation Oncology has 6 locations in Michigan with state-of-the-art equipment including the first Varian Edge in North America, TrueBeam, Halcyon/Ethos, IMRT/IGRT/SBRT, brachytherapy, and Eclipse treatment planning. We are one of a few programs internationally with two ViewRay MR-Linacs and active programs involving both MR-guided and CT-guided adaptive RT. The department also has gene therapy, imaging, quality of life, and radiation protection research programs.
Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 2,000-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care.
The Henry Ford Medical Group offers their physicians competitive compensation, affordable family health/vision/dental insurance, malpractice insurance that includes tail coverage, vacation time, CME travel days/allowance and an excellent retirement program. Relocation allowance is available for those that qualify.
Must have completed or are currently completing an ACGME/AOA approved Radiation Oncology Residency.
Board certification is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 214736
About Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System is committed to improving the health and well-being of our diverse Michigan community
Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation's leading health care providers, Henry Ford Health System is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Wright L. Lassiter, III and governed by a 17-member Board of Trustees, with volunteer-led advisory and affiliate boards providing additional leadership.
It is comprised of hospitals, medical centers and one of the nation's largest group practices, the Henry Ford Medical Group, which includes more than 1,200 physicians practicing in over 40 specialties. The System's flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment.
With more than 30,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, and among the most diverse.