Clinical Innovation Fellow

Center for Clinical Data Science
Boston, MA
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science (CCDS) is a cross-functional, cross-institutional group of clinicians, researchers, data scientists, product development and translational experts. We are working to build a “smart” healthcare delivery system through the creation of an ever-learning and ever-changing set of machine learning (ML) based tools and services. Our goal is to develop and deploy applications to empower clinicians and enhance outcomes.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Support clinical research strategy 

Support data pipeline and processing efforts necessary for model training (e.g., data curation, annotation, and augmentation). 

Interface with physicians to help identify high value opportunities in medical imaging, pathology, and electronic health record data for the use of machine learning. 

Understand and ensure compliance with policies and procedures required for clinical validation within the Partners HealthCare system 

Prepare and report on the status of clinical investigations internally and externally 

Analyze data acquired during the course of the clinical investigation, prepare reports and presentations based on clinical findings 

Use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration 

Other duties as assigned 


Must have a doctoral/MD degree 

Deep familiarity with the practice of medicine, medical terminology and clinical workflows, including medical imaging diagnostics, pathology, and clinical laboratory medicine 

Comfort with basic statistics and proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and database software are preferred 

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required

Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with cross functional teams including staff at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical personnel 

Exceptional problem solving and negotiation skills 

Self-motivated, independent and possesses the ability to learn quickly 

Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization 

How to Apply

To apply for the Innovation fellowship, please:

1. Fill out all online application forms completely

2. Email supporting materials to (see details below)

3. Designate three people to submit recommendation letters on your behalf (name, title, institution, phone, email, relationship, and a personal note from you requesting these references); ideally, one letter should be from your most recent program director or manager

4. Submit your application

Supporting Materials

The application process requires you to submit all of the following materials:

• Your resume or curriculum vitae.

• Copy of your most recent diploma.

• Copy of your transcript from your two most recent degree programs.

• Copy of national/state boards or qualifying examinations you’ve taken in the past 5 years (scores from the latest exam(s) you have taken). International applicants, please submit scores of any exam you’ve taken in the past 5 years. If you do not have scores to submit or it has been greater than 5 years since you have taken national/state boards or qualifying examinations, please explain why you are not submitting exams score with your application.