Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Radiologist - Breast Imaging

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia | US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/18/2022 3:12 PM)
ID
2022-1683
Specialty Area
Radiology

Summary of Position

The Department of Radiology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) and Temple Health’s Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) seeks a dynamic, mission-driven radiologist for a faculty position in Breast Imaging.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing mammography division with services provided primarily at Fox Chase Cancer Center and other Temple Health affiliate sites. Our Breast imagers enjoy an exceptional quality of life, as this opportunity is full-time mammography only with no night call, weekend call, or non-mammography responsibilities. Leadership opportunities may be available for qualified applicants.

Our dynamic breast program comprises a collegial multidisciplinary team of breast specialists, including breast surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists who provide state-of-the-art comprehensive care at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital, and its affiliate sites. The Department of Radiology interprets over 27,000 breast imaging exams yearly, and we provide a full spectrum of breast imaging services, including digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis, breast ultrasound, breast MR, ultrasound, and MR image-guided procedures, including needle localizations, RF localization and stereotactic, ultrasound, and MR-guided biopsies. Temple is equipped with the latest technology, including Hologic 3D Mammography technology, on all campuses, including upright Affirm biopsy equipment.

Teaching is an integral part of our program, and our faculty actively participate in resident education and interdepartmental breast tumor boards. Opportunities exist for engagement in research for interested applicants at Fox Chase Cancer Center, a top NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the country, and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine.

Candidates must be an M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent with board certification or board eligibility in radiology. Fellowship training in breast imaging is preferred but not required. MQSA certification and expertise in digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis, breast ultrasound, stereotactic biopsies, MRI-guided biopsies, ultrasound-guided biopsies, and needle localization procedures are required. The ability to obtain a medical license in the Commonwealth of PA before the start date is also required.

In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more!

 

Interested candidates should apply online.

 

Please address your application to: Gary S. Cohen, MD Professor and Herbert M. Stauffer Chair, Radiologist-In-Chief Temple University Health System, Department of Radiology, C/O Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu

 

Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple Health and by the Katz School of Medicine. Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $2.5 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. TUHS is a progressive and innovative organization. Within the past year, it has earned national and regional accolades for excellence in healthcare. Among these recognitions are the Philadelphia “Employer of Choice” (the only healthcare provider named), Forbes “Best in State”, Healthcare Equality Index Leader, Nursing Magnet, and Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade. These honors speak to the proud team culture of TUHS.

 

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care, achieved by faculty, staff, and learners who represent and serve its diverse society. With more than 13,000 alumni, LKSOM has trained a significant proportion of the physician base in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware region. Reflecting the excellent quality of a Temple medical education, the MD graduates are highly regarded by competitive residency training programs. They have made significant career contributions to both medical practice and medical research. Many have become department chairpersons, deans, and vice presidents of major academic medical centers.

 

Katz School of Medicine has 27 basic science and clinical departments, comprising over 900 full-and part-time faculty, over 900 volunteer faculty, and more than 500 additional staff.

 

Temple Faculty Physicians is made up of more than 500 dually employed physicians who are the cornerstone of clinical care and teaching for Temple’s healthcare enterprise. These physicians practice in 20 academic departments encompassing every subspecialty in modern medicine.

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: located in the heart of a diverse urban area, the Katz School of Medicine is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, Katz works to address issues that promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. LKSOM recognizes that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

 

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

 

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

 

 

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