Breast Medical Oncologist

Hartford Healthcare Medical Group
Facility: Hartford Healthcare Medical Group 
Address: 1290 Silas Deane Highway 
Wethersfield, CT 06109 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is recruiting a medical oncologist with specialty interest in breast oncology to join us at Hartford Hospital, an 865-bed tertiary care academic medical center. The Cancer Institute leads oncology program development, clinical trials, quality improvement, prevention and survivorship across HHC.   HHC is a healthcare system serving 1 million patients with 6,000 annual analytic cases cared for by our 26 medical oncologists employed in the HHC Medical Group.  HHC is the leading healthcare provider by market share for breast cancer patients in Connecticut. 

The Cancer Institute is the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance whose mission is to accelerate the transfer of knowledge from academic medical centers to community healthcare delivery systems.  This includes implementation of MSK studies at our multiple ambulatory cancer clinics as well as at our new Phase I unit located at Hartford Hospital. The MSK Cancer Alliance offers opportunities for engaging in implementation science to re-engineer healthcare in a value-based economy, develop new standards of care, and utilize genomic data in patient care.  Advanced oncology informatics architecture supports data analytic projects in collaboration with the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Our faculty includes fellowship-trained breast surgeons, medical oncologists with breast specialization and dedicated administrative and physician leadership. A multi-disciplinary disease management team provides governance for the breast program and interacts with the MSK breast medicine service. The breast program includes risk assessment and surveillance, cardio-oncology, genetic counseling, weekly breast cancer case conferences and breast nurse navigation. There is an active community outreach program including digital mobile mammography and participation in the Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.

The Cancer Institute is an accredited Commission on Cancer Network site, has QOPI certified practice sites and is implementing an advanced oncology medical home model that incorporates telemedicine.


This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced, compassionate medical oncologist specializing in breast oncology who is interested in joining a team of clinicians and administrators building a new model for cancer care delivery and clinical research.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of academic accomplishment within breast medical oncology and a commitment to clinical trials participation and quality improvement.


We are in the heart of some of New England’s most stunning communities. Enjoy a variety of lifestyle options including commutes from the shoreline, leafy suburbs, river communities and upscale urban areas. Your family will benefit from the finest education available in the nation, and a wealth of recreational, cultural and sporting activities.  Connecticut offers a wide range of reasonably priced housing all while being close to Hartford, Providence, Boston and New York City.


If interested, please contact Mary Ann Tanguay, Physician Recruiter with Hartford HealthCare at 860-716-9850 or


About the Hartford Healthcare Medical Group

Provider Careers at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is a highly regarded multispecialty practice of over 250 physicians and advanced practitioners practicing at locations throughout Central and Eastern Connecticut. Its affiliation with Hartford HealthCare makes it the "option of choice" for physicians, advanced practice providers and patients. Physician-led, the group provides primary, surgical, specialty, and urgent care.

Mission & Vision:
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group's mission is to improve the health and quality of life of our patients.  As part of Hartford HealthCare, an organization of 15,000 employees, we are driven by the following vision and core values:

Quality Practice with a Quality Lifestyle – One measure of our practice quality, Hartford Medical Group earned the 4th highest score (4/980 practices) in Connecticut on a major insurer's quality pay-for-performance program. Physician compensation can grow through incentives within one year of starting with the practice, and extra hours can be added to your schedule on an ad hoc basis, if desired. As for on-call, our physicians take nighttime and weekend call infrequently throughout the year!

Value Based Care - Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is committed to providing cost-effective and efficient care, which brings high quality and value to patients and purchasers alike. We look to lead in the development of modern primary care delivery systems, able to adapt to the changes expected from healthcare reform.

Lean Management – The practices continue its application of the principles of Lean Operations to our practice in order to improve quality, service, and efficiency. Led by our full-time Continuous Improvement Engineers, we have trained more than 75% of our staff in these principles and conduct monthly workgroups at each office, focused on operational improvement.

Living in Connecticut

Located just two hours from both Boston and New York City, Connecticut is situated in the heart of southern New England's most stunning communities, offering your family nationally acclaimed school systems, a choice to live at the shore, in vibrant urban areas, or live in West Hartford, a Kiplinger Top 10 Best City to Raise a Family and Travel & Leisure's "Coolest Suburb in America."

You will love heading to work…and heading home!

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