Chair of Pathology and Medical Director

Washington, DC

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Position Summary:

Chair of Pathology and Medical Director – MedStar Washington Hospital Center

The Department of Pathology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is recruiting for a Chair of Pathology and Medical Director. MedStar Washington Hospital Center is an 850-bed, acute care academic medical center, the largest in Washington, D.C., and is part of MedStar Health, serving as a major tertiary care hospital for the metropolitan D.C. area.

The Chair of Pathology candidate must be board-certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology in addition to being board-certified in Hematopathology. The candidate should have at least five years of experience, including previous laboratory leadership. Interest and/or experience in bone and soft tissue pathology is also desirable.

The Chair would be part of an eight-member group and would share general pathology duties with the team, as well as provide specialty support in Hematopathology. The Chair will oversee the clinical laboratory, which includes systemwide microbiology services.

As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:
  • A competitive salary and incentive bonuses
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) for vacation, sick leave, holidays, and personal days
  • CME allowance and protected CME leave
  • Retirement plan 403-B with % match from employer
  • An ideal balance between your professional career and personal life

Be a part of a nationally-recognized health system and the largest provider of health services in the Baltimore/Washington region. With our vast resources and capabilities at your disposal, you can expand your clinical expertise. Enjoy a rich career and a quality of life unique to Baltimore and the mid-Atlantic region, which features a mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities.

MedStar Health is a large, not-for-profit regional healthcare system providing services in Maryland and the District of Columbia. As part of their Distributed Care Delivery Network, MedStar operates ten acute care hospitals that provide inpatient services in the Baltimore and D.C. region. MedStar Health combines the best aspects of academic medicine, research, and innovation with a complete spectrum of clinical services to advance patient care. As the area's largest health system, it is one of the region's largest employers with almost 30,000 associates and 5,600 affiliated physicians, all of whom support MedStar Health's patient-first philosophy that combines care, compassion, and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service.

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Washington Metropolitan Area

The Washington, D.C., metro area is a fascinating and incredibly diverse place to live and work, with a population comprising many backgrounds, cultures and economic levels. It is home to outstanding museums and national treasures, good schools, prestigious colleges and universities, and many pro sports teams, as well as exceptional restaurants and nightlife. There are many types of public transportation and an excellent selection of living options—from urban condos and apartments to suburban townhouses and single-family homes in close-knit communities and quiet rural locations. Getaway destinations are within a short drive, including beautiful beaches, mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, as well as cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York. MedStar hospitals serving Washington, D.C., are MedStar Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.