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26 Jun 2017

Academic Chief of Endocrine Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine – Posted by doshilisa Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job Description

The individual selected for this leadership position must have:


  • Demonstrated clinical excellence in surgical management of endocrine diseases


  • A minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in Endocrine Surgery with demonstrable clinical program development performed in an academic setting


  • Have completed a Society of Surgical Oncology or American Association of Endocrine Surgery fellowship and been in practice as an Endocrine Surgeon for a minimum of 5 years.


  • Be recognized nationally for academic excellence in patient care, teaching and research and be acknowledged amongst his/her peers as a visionary thinker.


  • Must support and promote the concept of patient centered care within a multidisciplinary clinical environment. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the current forces in medicine and work with Department and Divisional leadership in strategic growth of the service.


  • Successful candidates should hold the academic rank of Associate Professor or above and will have demonstrated clinical leadership experience for advancing outcomes in quality, performance management, growth and academic initiatives. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs and research are required. Qualified candidates will be Board certified surgeons and have completed a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery.



The candidate selected for this leadership position will be responsible for:


Must personally maintain an active clinical practice, moving endocrine diseases care forward with new innovation for the future. The successful candidate will be recognized nationally for their surgical expertise in the management of endocrine disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal.


Medical care oversight including the establishment of policies and procedures related to the surgical management of endocrine disorders seen and treated at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and other affiliates of Johns Hopkins Medicine.  Work closely with Divisional and Department leadership to create a united approach to patient care that fulfills the expectations of Johns Hopkins clinical excellence. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining fiscal solvency of their program.


Provide surgical leadership and mentorship of junior faculty, as well as fellows and residents in training.


Promote and participate in research.


Personally provide oversight and content of training of endocrine surgery fellowship program.


Actively participate in and promote among faculty opportunities for philanthropy to fulfill needed funding for various programs and services for the endocrine program.


Serve as a faculty lead to promote the Endocrine Surgery program through actively marketing the Endocrine center with referring physicians, insurance carriers, and other organizations who are able to promote patient referrals.


The leader shall have leadership potential in building endocrine surgical services across our entire Health system, composed of 5 hospitals in the Baltimore-DC corridor.


About the Johns Hopkins Endocrine Cancer Program:


The Endocrine Surgery program at Johns Hopkins is a nationally renowned program whose past leaders have been leaders in the field and have held numerous leadership positions. The Endocrine Surgery program includes a team of endocrine surgeons, endocrine surgery fellows, nurse practitioners, and researchers who are dedicated to providing excellent care for patients with hyperparathyroidism, thyroid cancer, thyroid tumors, and adrenal tumors. The next leader of this program will be an academic surgeon who honors the tripartite mission of clinical excellence, education and research.

How to Apply

Interested candidates please contact Dr. Nita Ahuja, Chief of Surgical Oncology at

Job Categories: Surgeon. Job Types: Academic.

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