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Faculty Position: Physician, Integrative Medicine Service, Department of Medicine

Company: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Company Overview: The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue---our mission---at MSK and around the globe. One of the world's most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years. - Job Description: The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue---our mission---at MSK and around the globe. One of the world's most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years. -The Department of Medicine is the largest clinical department at MSK and encompasses experts in solid tumor oncology, hematologic malignancies, subspecialty medicine and supportive and acute care services. - Offering a range of services both in multiple sites in New York City and at their suburban outpatient locations in our Regional Care Network (RCN), DoM physicians oversee the care of the whole patient. Refer to the -Department of Medicine webpage for additional information about the department and its services. -The Integrative Medicine Service in the Division of Subspecialty Medicine within the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a full-time Academic Clinician at the Instructor level or higher focused on patient care, education and research at our Manhattan location. The successful candidate will practice integrative medicine consultation within the setting of a major cancer center with a special emphasis on patient-centered and evidence-based life-style modification (e.g. exercise, nutrition, sleep and stress management), mind-body medicine (e.g. massage, acupuncture, meditation, yoga, and music therapy), herbal and supplement consultation. Our goal is to empower people with cancer to become an active participant throughout the cancer care journey (prevention, treatment, survivorship, or palliative care). While the main role of the faculty is to provide high quality clinical care, the faculty will contribute to education and collaborative research. -Prior experience in integrative medicine/oncology is preferred but not required. -Since the founding in 1999, the Integrative Medicine Service leads at the forefront of creating clinical innovation and practice-changing research that drives the growth of the field of integrative oncology. The service has five faculty and two advanced practice providers along with many integrative health providers (e.g. pharmacist, acupuncturists, massage therapists, mind-body instructors, and fitness specialists). - Through leading numerous first-in-class, as well as large, clinical trials the service builds the evidence base for integrative medicine therapies (e.g. acupuncture, massage, music therapy, exercise) for improving physical and emotional symptoms (e.g. pain, insomnia, fatigue, hot flashes, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, cognitive function) in people affected by cancer. We also have a robust in-person and online integrative medicine education program that trains thousands of learners from over 40 countries on evidence-based practice of integrative oncology. - Our About Herbs website attracts over 10 million visitors from 194 countries and regions to learn about the benefit, harm, and herbal-drug interaction of herbal medicine and supplements for health. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Clinically evaluate and manage patients with a wide range of physical symptoms (e.g. pain, insomnia, fatigue) and psychological symptoms (e.g. anxiety, depression) outpatient clinical service, using an integrative medicine approach
  • Provide evidence-based advice on life-style modifications: exercise, nutrition, sleep and stress management
  • Provide recommendations for incorporating integrative approaches (e.g. acupuncture, massage, meditation) for symptom management
  • Provide evidence-based discussion on herbs and dietary supplements (e.g. the safety, efficacy, side-effects, herbal-drug interactions, and clinical appropriateness)
  • Communicate with other physicians involved in the patient's care when necessary to maintain consistency and quality of care
  • Participate in collaborative research to strengthen evidence-base for integrative medicine
  • Contribute to the teaching missions including supervising Integrative Medicine fellows, medical residents, medical students and advance practice providers.
  • Participate in educational, quality assurance, and community outreach activities
  • Serve on institutional and service committees.Requirements Include:
    • M.D., D.O., or equivalent with excellent clinical, communication and team skills.
    • Board eligible or board certified in internal medicine, family medicine or Med/Peds
    • New York and/or New Jersey State license eligible.
    • Certification in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Child Abuse Identification & Reporting.
    • Research, education, or clinical practice experience related to integrative medicinePlease click on the link to apply; be sure to include a CV, cover letter, career statement, and contact information for three references in your application submission. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
      -Salary: $140,000 - $400,000 -Physician compensation is based on multiple variables. This range represents annual salary only and does not include supplemental performance-based pay or any one-time payments that eligible candidates may be offered at the time of hire. - Closing: MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. - - -Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. -Please review important announcements about vaccination requirements and our upcoming EHR implementation by clicking here.

Keywords: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York , Faculty Position: Physician, Integrative Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Healthcare , New York, New York

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