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Job opportunity:

Drs. Virginia Litle and Chrish Fernando are seeking a third partner to join the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Boston University Medical Center. Please see full job description below but the position essentially would be an academic appointment at the Assistant Professor level and involve academic, clinical and research responsibilities. Please contact Dr. Gerard Doherty, Chair of Surgery, as below if you are interested. New grads for 2016, encouraged to apply!

BMC is a 496-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

BMC is the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). BUSM is highly ranked and committed to urban and international health and has recognized leader in groundbreaking medical research.

Providing comprehensive, expert care for patients with diseases of the lung, chest or esophagus, the Division of Thoracic Surgery leads both the Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies and the Center for Thoracic Oncology at BMC. Areas of expertise include the full spectrum of non-cardiac thoracic surgery practice, including benign and malignant esophageal diseases; lung cancer, mediastinal and pleural disease using minimally invasive approaches such as VATS, robotic and endoscopic techniques.

Candidates who wish to be considered are asked to send a CV and cover letter describing the experiences that qualify them for our position. The successful candidate will be ABTS board eligible or certified in Thoracic Surgery. Please send all materials directly to: Gerard Doherty, MD, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center via email to Please include “Thoracic Surgery Position” in the subject line.