Gynecologic Oncology Section Chief (HUMC)


The Section Chief, Gynecologic Oncology, is a leadership role contributing guidance and advice for strategic planning, project development and quality care for patients receiving clinical care through the Section of Gynecologic Oncology. They will be an inclusive and visionary leader with experience in medical leadership and is considered a strong clinician by peers. This section chief will work with the medical leadership team contributing expert guidance and advice to matters within the Departments of OBGYN and Harbor-UCLA’s Commission on Cancer. The successful candidate also will be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The Gynecologic Oncology Section Chief is accountable for ensuring effective support at the site level for teaching and research, promoting educational programs and developing/promoting departmental research activities Section members and other staff associated with Clinical Section, focusing on the patient experience and safety, quality management and more. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, conflict resolution and a passion for work in the safety net. The role will also support recruitment and retention of physicians to the section and liaise with relevant committees at Harbor and The Department of Health Services.


  • Active participation in the clinical practice of Gynecologic Oncology.
  • Development of and participation in clinical research in Gynecologic Oncology.
  • Teaching of residents, medical and nursing students.
  • Serve as Section Chief (Associate or Professor Rank).
  • Secondary duties include participation in departmental committees and administrative matters.


  • MD degree from a recognized accredited University.
  • Board certification.
  • Research experience.
  • Spanish speaking, preferred.


Primary faculty appointment is in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and includes a pivotal role in advancing our educational departmental activities though teaching residents and medical students in clinics and in the operating room. In addition, faculty members are expected to participate in scholarly activities, including an opportunity for research time as appropriate for experience and interests. Participation is also expected as assigned in hospital, medical and department committees.

Candidates should be comfortable working in a collaborative setting. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has both Obstetrics and Gynecology practice groups organized into clinical sections: Sexual, Reproductive Health & Primary Care, Obstetrics, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecology, Urogynecology, and Gynecologic Oncology


Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is located in the city of Torrance, a city in the Southwestern (South Bay) region of LA County. Its neighboring cities are Lomita, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, and Palos Verdes. The city has over 30 city parks and includes a total of 1.5 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean. It has an estimated population of over 145,000 residents.

If interested, please attach your CV, cover letter & other pertinent information below


Erin Saleeby, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Job CategoryGynecologyy, Hematology/Oncology

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Physician Specialist (Non-Megaflex)