Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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This role will be actively involved in clinical research and patient care for patients enrolled in early-phase (Phase I) clinical research projects. This position is expected to be actively engaged in ongoing clinical trials, develop collaboration with various members of the Winship Cancer Institute, and contribute strongly to clinical research in the Winship Cancer Institute.
The incumbent will serve as Medical Director of Early Phase Developmental Therapeutics, providing medical direction and ensuring the programmatic growth and portfolio development of Phase I clinical trials at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship), in collaboration with the Phase I Director.
Other functions of this role will include: * Serving as the principal investigator and author of Phase I clinical trials across all disease types* Developing and maintaining a national reputation for the conduct of Phase I clinical trials* Developing priorities in collaboration with the Winship Associate Director (AD) for Clinical Research and the Phase I Director that support the needs of the Winship catchment area in providing Winship patients with access to trials* Demonstrating a collaborative interpersonal style and the ability to implement inclusive approaches for early phase clinical research across the Winship portfolio* Maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners in external collaborative efforts (universities, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, pharma/biotech companies)* Acting as the primary liaison between faculty, hospital leadership, clinical management (infusion, pharmacy, laboratory), the Winship Clinical Trials Office (CTO) staff and Winship CTO leadership when resolving conflicts and/or identifying areas in need of improvement important for the conduct of early phase clinical trials
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