Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology

SUNY Upstate Medical University | Syracuse, New York 13210

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 02, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32882


The State University of New York, Upstate Medical University’s Norton College of Medicine (SUNY Upstate) is seeking a Division Chief for Hematology/Oncology to oversee the growth and expansion of an already highly respected division within the institution. This opportunity offers the advantage of joining the leadership team of the only academic center in the region and a rapidly growing cancer center. Upstate Cancer Center has experienced significant growth and sees more than 2,800 new cancer patients per year, resulting in more than 80,000 visits.  

The Opportunity

The Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology is the academic, clinical, and administrative leader of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at SUNY Upstate. With the support and dedication of the new Chair of Medicine (Cynthia Taub, MD, MBA), the Division Chief has the opportunity to build a nationally recognized program while leading and directing programmatic, clinical, research and educational development within the Division, and will liaise with other divisions, departments, and institutional leadership in the SUNY Upstate Cancer Center.

The Ideal Candidate

The candidate should be an outstanding physician with a history of successful leadership experience, knowledge of the market forces impacting cancer healthcare delivery, and evidence of mentoring/training and scholarship.  

The Organization

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at SUNY Upstate is on an upward trajectory and home to a highly talented group of 16 faculty members, additional advanced practice providers, clinical research associates, and operates a 3-year hematology/oncology fellowship program (12 fellows). The Upstate Cancer Center is the leading cancer program in Central New York providing world-class multidisciplinary care for the nearly 1.8 million residents of Central New York integrated with robust research and educational programs. The Cancer Center operates out of a dedicated 150,000 square foot state-of-art facility adjacent to the main academic campus that supports comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer programs. Regional cancer care is provided in 8 satellite offices with a new multidisciplinary center opening in 2023. Clinical research is supported by dedicated Cancer Center administrative personnel and integrated with a strong core of basic and translational investigators. The Cancer Center is in the process of growing operations to support the needs of the community and its future pursuit of NCI designation. SUNY Upstate Medical University is one of three academic medical centers of the State University of New York, with an annual budget of more than $1.8B. Approximately 11,000 people work at SUNY Upstate, which is the largest employer in Central New York.

The Region

Syracuse, New York is part of the Central New York Finger Lakes region, which is recognized as a culturally diverse community with excellent schools, affordable housing, numerous recreational and social activities, and beautiful seasonal weather. 

Nominations are greatly appreciated and may be sent to:

Bernard Godley, MD, PhD, MBA, Lead Physician Executive

Anne Neubauer, Vice President

c/o Charlotte Tinsley, Consultant 

AMN Healthcare, Physician and Leadership Solutions - Executive Search


~AMN Healthcare has been exclusively retained by SUNY Upstate to lead this important national search~

At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.




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