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Physician - Hematologist-Oncologist (Lymphoma Specialist)

Job ID: R-22473 Job Type: Full time Location: Westwood, Kansas
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The University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC) is seeking a Hematologist/Oncologist with a focus in Lymphoma to join the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapeutics (HMCT) team. We are the regional tertiary referral center and the largest Blood Cancer and Cellular Immunotherapy program in Kansas and western Missouri.

Qualified candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited Hematology/Oncology fellowship and be board certified/eligible in Hematology.


  • Provide inpatient and outpatient care for lymphoma patients.  Outpatient sub-specialization to specific lymphoma subtypes is possible, particularly if it aligns with research interests.
  • Serve as local and national principal investigator on lymphoma clinical trials.  It is anticipated that the candidate will have interest in early phase drug development and actively participate in phase 1 clinical trials.
  • Publish in national peer-reviewed journals and present in national scientific meetings. 
  • Provide education and mentorship to hematology/oncology fellows, internal medicine residents and medical students.
  • KU Cancer Center provides extremely competitive salary and benefits including a bonus structure for clinical productivity.

About The University of Kansas Hospital

  • KU Cancer Center was recently recognized as an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and has been a long-standing CIBMTR BMT CTN affiliate center.  We have been ranked for 12 consecutive years in US News & World Report's "Best Hospital" designation for Cancer Hospitals, achieved Magnet nursing designation in 2006, and consistently earn national recognition for outstanding quality and safety.
  • The HMCT Division is comprised of 21 faculty experts dedicated to the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and immune deficiencies.  We are committed to developing basic science in hematologic malignancies, translating those discoveries into novel therapeutics, and participating in landmark clinical research leading to drug development and approval.  
  • The HMCT division recently received a $66M philanthropic gift that was  utilized to construct a state-of-the-art 84 bed inpatient care unit dedicated to patients with hematologic malignancies housed within our 1,045-bed academic medical center.
  • HMCT therapeutics division operates a large, state-of-the-art, outpatient care facility, therapeutic blood treatment/apheresis center, and inpatient center.
  • The division includes a robust, FACT accredited, Immune Effector Cell (IEC) program that performs autologous and allogenic transplants, CAR T-cell and cellular therapeutics for blood cancers, congenital hematologic disorders, and solid tumors.  We were a top 3 enrolling site for ZUMA-7 and BELINDA and perform more than 300 transplants and CAR-T procedures annually.
  • The HMCT division has a comprehensive portfolio of pharma-sponsored and investigator-initiated BMT and CAR-T and cell therapy clinical trials and is also a certified CAR-T center for Novartis, Kite and BMS.   KU Cancer Center enjoys a fully taxpayer funded early phase clinical trial center dedicated to development of novel therapeutics. 
  • KU Cancer Center is a member site of SWOG and ECOG, actively participating the in the Lymphoma committees of both.  We additionally are a member site of the lymphoma committee of the Hoosier Cancer Research Network specializing in early phase cooperative group studies.

NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, with robust GMP and translational laboratory research facilities.  The University of Kansas Cancer Center has a distinguished teaching, research, and clinical faculty, which receives >$60 million in annual cancer research funding.

Benefits and compensation

  • Recent increase in overall compensation package
  • Generous retirement contribution
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • CME allowance
  • LTD/STD and Life insurance
  • Professional liability insurance

About The University of Kansas Hospital:

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, with a mission to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The Health System, consistently earning national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties, is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence. 

About Kansas City:

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design.

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education). 

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, KC Current and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup! Visit for more information about Kansas City. 

For more information contact:

Ann Terry, Physician Recruiter

(816) 419-4523

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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