Division Chair

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 153393-1A
Date Posted: Nov 8, 2019
Category: Physician

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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

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Chair, Division of Allergy and Immunology

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Burlington, MA


Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Lahey Health, is seeking a chair to direct its Division of Allergy and Immunology.   Candidates should have a continued interest in the practice and advancement of allergy and immunology medicine and have excellent management and interpersonal skills that will allow him or her to lead, grow and develop a division of highly skilled clinicians.


The responsibilities of the Chair include the direction and administration of the professional, education and research programs of the Division.  The Chair is responsible for physician recruitment and professional development, achieving departmental quality, financial, and patient satisfaction goals, developing new initiatives, effectively managing resource allocation within the department, and optimizing departmental operations. Candidates should have an established record of achievement in allergy and immunology and be prepared to lead the division in a growing health system in addition to ensuring the delivery of excellent clinical care, teaching of residents and medical students and fostering research.


Applicants must be board certified in Allergy and Immunology.  Having a background warranting appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor is desirable.  Additional business training or experience is desired but not required.


The Lahey Health integrated delivery system consists of over 1,200 clinicians providing care throughout Lahey Health’s network of acute care hospitals, ambulatory centers, physician practice sites, behavioral health facilities, long-term care facilities, home health organizations and care management programs.


On March 1, Lahey Health will be merging with four other local hospital organizations (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, New England Baptist, Mount Auburn, and Anna Jaques hospitals) to form Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH). BILH will employ 35,000 individuals making it the second largest employer in the state, and will consist of over 200 care locations including 13 hospitals with over 2400 beds and 5 ambulatory surgery centers. Approximately 4,300 physicians will be associated with BILH including 840 primary care physicians managing 1.3 million patients.


Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Lahey Health, a 317 bed tertiary care facility, outpatient clinic and Level II trauma center located in Burlington, MA, is a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of 500 physicians.  We maintain several accredited residency and fellowship programs and are an academic affiliate of Tufts Medical School.  Conveniently located, Burlington, Massachusetts is 17 miles north of Boston and a short drive to the lakes, mountains and shores of New England and the cultural opportunities of Boston.


Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Rich Crosby, Senior Physician Recruiter ([email protected]).