Executive Medical Director



Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Paradigm is rebuilding the clinical research ecosystem by creating a platform that enables equitable access to trials for all patients while enhancing trial efficiency and reducing the barriers to participation for healthcare providers. Incubated by ARCH Venture Partners and backed by leading healthcare and life sciences investors, Paradigm aims to break down barriers across the trial ecosystem through one seamless infrastructure implemented at healthcare provider organizations, bringing potentially life-saving therapies to patients faster.

Our team is diverse in its experience and committed to the company’s mission to create equitable access to clinical trials for any patient, anywhere. Join us, and bring your expertise, passion, creativity, and drive as we work together to realize this mission.

As Executive Medical Director at Paradigm Health, you will play a critical role in advancing our mission. Leveraging your expertise in hematology/oncology or medical oncology and healthcare, you'll shape the clinical strategy and direction while providing leadership across product development, research, and regulatory initiatives. In this pivotal role, you'll act as a subject matter expert and collaborate closely with both internal teams and external stakeholders. Your collaboration will extend to Paradigm's cross-functional teams, including data scientists, software engineers, and product engineers as well as clinical operations. Together, you'll design, implement, and validate innovative solutions that leverage data and AI to revolutionize cancer care treatment options inclusive of clinical research as a care option. Additionally, you'll work alongside research sponsors globally from the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and life sciences sectors to understand research objectives and trial designs, providing feedback on protocol conceptualization documents to ensure more efficient execution. This collaborative and multifaceted approach ensures comprehensive addressing of the needs of patients, providers, and researchers, thereby propelling the development and validation of state-of-the-art products and services.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide clinical expertise and oversight for the design, development, and validation of Paradigm’s products and services, ensuring alignment with best practices in oncology and evidence-based medicine.
  • Collaborate with data scientists and engineers to develop and validate algorithms, models, and predictive analytics tools for analyzing complex healthcare data and generating actionable insights for clinical decision-making and clinical trial recruitment and data collection.
  • Partner with the Product team to prioritize and implement features and functionalities that enhance the usability, utility, and impact of our platform.
  • Lead and contribute to clinical research projects and publications that leverage real-world data to address key questions in cancer biology, treatment efficacy, and patient outcomes.
  • Serve as a liaison between Paradigm and external stakeholders, including healthcare providers, researchers, regulatory agencies, and professional societies, to foster collaborations, share insights, and address regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Provide clinical input and support for regulatory submissions, including FDA submissions, by reviewing and interpreting clinical data, preparing clinical study reports, and communicating with regulatory authorities as needed.
  • Mentor and educate internal teams on clinical concepts, oncology practice guidelines, and healthcare regulatory requirements to ensure a deep understanding of clinical context and implications for product development and research.
  • Provide feedback on protocol conceptualization documents to support more efficient execution.
  • Collaborate with investigators, CROs, providers, and laboratories to understand clinical research needs and workflow optimizations as well as provide guidance for methods in the reduction of disparities in clinical research at a population level.

Who you are:

  • Medical degree (MD, DO, or equivalent) from an accredited institution, with board certification or eligibility in medical oncology, hematology/oncology, or a related specialty preferred.
  • Clinical experience practicing oncology or hematology/oncology in a hospital or outpatient setting, with a strong understanding of cancer treatment protocols, patient care pathways, and clinical trial design.
  • Demonstrated expertise in clinical research methodologies, including study design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation, with a track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals preferred.
  • Experience working in a healthcare technology or informatics environment, with knowledge of electronic health record (EHR) systems, healthcare data standards, and software development methodologies.
  • Experience with analyzing real-world or other clinical data at a population level, including biomarker data
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and guidelines related to clinical trials, such as Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
  • Analytical mindset and strong problem-solving abilities to interpret complex medical and scientific data
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment

At Paradigm, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the contributions of every employee, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on any of the aforementioned factors. We encourage and welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to apply for our open positions. We strive to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and to ensure that all employment decisions are based on job-related factors such as skills, experience, and qualifications.