Chief of Hematology and the Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and Cellular Immunotherapy Progra

Company/Institution: Loyola Medicine
Department: Hematology Oncology
Location: Maywood, IL, USA
Degree Requirements: Board Certified Salary: Not available
Job Type: Faculty, Patient Care, Research, Academic/Administrative Posted: April 11, 2023
Job Setting: Hospital/Clinical Facility Application Period: April 11-October 11, 2023

The Division of Hematology-Oncology at Loyola Medicine is seeking a physician leader at an Associate or Professor ranking for the Coleman Endowed Chief of Hematology and the Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and Cellular Immunotherapy Program. 

The BMT Program at Loyola Medicine has long been a leader in Hematology research and therapy within the Chicagoland area and nationally with longstanding excellence of its Cellular Therapy and BMT Programs.   Loyola University is a BMT-CTN core center as part of the Oregon Health and Science University consortium, and is actively involved in the development and implementation of BMT-CTN clinical trials and has been a leader of SWOG malignant Hematology and BMT studies for the past 35 years. 

The BMT Program performs over 120 adult transplants per year and an increasing number of CAR-T treatments in its dedicated inpatient and outpatient space to care for patients with its multidisciplinary team of physicians, APPs, social workers, nurse coordinators, and financial counselors. The BMT Program runs the out-pt High Dose Unit with 12 day hospital beds that afford it the ability to provide day long complex treatments including out-patient transplants on a 365 day basis. 

The Loyola Medicine BMT Program was the first in the state of IL to perform CAR-T and continues to be a leader in this field as the only center capable of producing CAR-Ts in-house with its cGMP core lab. The BMT Program is fully accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP).   The center routinely performs allografts from matched related, matched unrelated, and haploidentical transplants and has been a leader in cord blood transplantation for the past twenty years.

The Chief of Hematology, and Director of the Cellular Immunotherapy and BMT Program will provide administrative leadership, management, and quality program supervision for the clinical, research, and procedural activities of this Section of the Division of Hematology-Oncology. The Chief will collaborate with leadership across multiple disciplines and departments at Loyola Medicine to execute a cohesive organizational strategy that aligns with the mission and strategic plan of Loyola Medicine.  An attractive package is being offered to include ample laboratory space, start up funding and support staff for a translational Hematology/Cellular Therapy/Transplant research program with the ability to hire junior faculty will be provided to the candidate.

The Chief reports to the Division Chief of the Section of Hematology-Oncology and will work closely with the Cancer Center Director and Chair of Medicine. 

Loyola Medicine consists of Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) a 547-licensed-bed quaternary hospital in Maywood, Illinois, MacNeal Hospital a 374-bed community hospital in Berwyn, Illinois, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital a community hospital with 247 licensed beds in Melrose Park, Illinois, and the Saint Joseph Health System which includes a 254-bed community hospital in Mishawaka, Indiana, and a 58-bed community hospital in Plymouth, Indiana. The oncology service line provides are at all locations through their community cancer centers as well as at the distinguished Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center on the LUMC Campus.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email cover letter and CV to Katie Delaney, Physician Recruitment Office, at as well as apply online at

Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug free and smoke free workplace.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Contact Information

Katie Delaney
2160 S First Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153 USA

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