Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders seeks a Director of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation.
What We're Looking for:
•Several years of experience in the clinical care of pediatric stem cell transplant patients
•Prior experience with academic leadership
•Active research program with track record of obtaining external funding.
Highlights of the Position:
•Oversight for the Clinical and Quality programs in BMT at PCH
•Participation in collaborative efforts with the adult BMT program at Mayo Clinic
•Shared inpatient and night call responsibilities on the BMT service
•Development of a translational and/or laboratory research program in a field relevant to stem cell transplantation.
•Teaching responsibilities may include medical students from the University of Arizona and Mayo Medical School, as well as Phoenix Children’s residents and Hem/Onc fellows.
About the Program:
The pediatric BMT Program is jointly FACT accredited with the adult BMT program at Mayo Clinic Arizona and has been operational since 2003.
•Clinical pediatric care is provided at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in a state of the art facility opened in 2009.
•Combined Mayo Clinic adult and PCH pediatric BMT program has 10 allogeneic transplant faculty members, with four faculty members currently in Pediatrics.
•Program currently performs approximately 40- 45 transplants annually & manages an additional 10-15 CAR-T pre-B-cell ALL patients.
•Excellent survival rates, with the program receiving a +1 rating from the CIBMTR for the outcomes reported in Jan 2019.
•The pediatric BMT program is a COG approved transplant site
•The research focus of the BMT Program includes acute leukemia, myeloproliferative disorders, transplant for hemoglobinopathies and immune deficiencies, chronic GVHD, survivorship and cellular therapies.
The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.