Wilmot Cancer Institute- Breast Cancer Program Leader

Wilmot Cancer Institute- Breast Cancer Program Leader

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The Wilmot Cancer Institute University of Rochester is recruiting an experienced clinical investigator to lead an expanding academic and clinical program in Breast Oncology. This multidisciplinary program consists of surgical, oncologic, radiation, imaging and pathology sub-specialists. The Breast Cancer/Medical Oncology Program Leader must be committed to clinical excellence, research and teaching. The selected candidate will be expected to develop the research program by expanding the clinical trial portfolio. He/she will be required to mentor fellows, residents and medical students and work in a collaborative and diverse faculty environment. Significant programmatic and research support, including resources for further recruitment to the Breast Center, will be provided.


Professional Qualifications:

  • MD or MD/PhD
  • Board Certified in Medical Oncology
  • Availability to be licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York
  • History of clinical research in Breast Oncology
  • Track record of peer-reviewed funding
  • Prior leadership experience

Personal Characteristics:

  • Builder and strategic thinker
  • Innovative, creative and inspirational leader
  • Honest and open communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Committed to clinical research
  • Enjoys mentoring faculty, residents and students
  • Comfortable in a matrixed environment
  • Promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Passionate about clinical excellence, clinical research and teaching
  • A strong track record of integrity, credibility and a demonstrated capacity to build trusting relationships


UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute (WCI) features an 84-bed cancer center with 11 outpatient locations throughout the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. The facility provides fully integrated inpatient and outpatient clinical, clinical research and laboratory space for cancer. Wilmot, a component of Strong Memorial Hospital, offers patients and their families comprehensive services including one of upstate New York’s largest blood and marrow transplant programs and the Rochester area’s only ACOS-accredited breast cancer center. Wilmot is home to the region’s first survivorship clinic and offers clinical trials of new therapies and options that may not be available anywhere else upstate. WCI employs over 100 physicians providing oncology care, more than 200 registered nurses and nurse practitioners and a team of scientists who investigate many aspects of cancer, with an emphasis on how best to provide precision cancer care.


Rochester is the seat of Monroe County, New York. Situated east of Buffalo, west of Syracuse and northwest of New York City, it is at the center of a large metropolitan area that includes the neighboring counties of Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne. The City of Rochester, population of approximately 200,000, is New York’s third-most populous city after New York City and Buffalo. Located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, where the Great Lakes meet the vineyard-dotted Finger Lakes, Rochester provides easy access to a wealth of four-season outdoor recreation. The Rochester metropolitan area is the second-largest regional economy in New York State, after the New York City metropolitan area. Rochester consistently receives high rankings nationally as a “most livable city,” for overall quality of life, and as one of the very best places to raise a family. The region has outstanding, highly-ranked public and private schools, with a relatively modest cost of living and a stable, affordable housing market.

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Kristen E. Sumner, MBA

Senior Consultant and Director of Human Resources
Kristen E. Sumner joined Tyler & Company in 2008 as Executive Assistant to the Chairman, and was promoted to Research Associate in 2011. Having earned the trust and respect of the firm, her responsibilities broadened to include those of Director of Human Resources in 2012 after completing her Master of Business Administration.

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