After completion of his medical education and training, Dr. Kalemkerian was a physician-scientist at Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute from 1993-1999. Since 1999, he has been on faculty at the University of Michigan, where he currently serves as the Associate Division Chief for Faculty Development and Education, the Associate Director of the Hem/Onc Fellowship Program, and the Disease Group Lead for the Upper Aerodigestive Cancer Team in the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In addition to his work at UM, Dr. Kalemkerian is Chair of the NCCN Small Cell Lung Cancer Guideline Panel and has served on numerous grant review sections, editorial boards, and committees of national and international professional societies. His honors include the receipt of the University of Michigan Outstanding Clinician Award and several Teacher of the Year Awards, as well as election to the University of Michigan League of Clinical Excellence.
Dr. Kalemkerian has given over 200 invited lectures, authored more than 150 research articles, reviews, commentaries and book chapters, and edited two books on lung cancer.