Jill Lacy, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Brain Tumor Center | Developmental Therapeutics | Gastrointestinal Cancer Program | Sarcoma Oncology Program

Developmental Therapeutics

Medical Oncology

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Dr. Jill Lacy is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Medical Oncology at Yale School of Medicine with over 20 years of experience as a practicing Medical Oncologist. Dr. Lacy graduated from Yale School of Medicine in 1978, completed training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at Yale, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Lacy's early career was focused on clinical and basic research related to Epstein Barr virus-mediated oncogenesis and HIV-associated malignancies during the height of the AIDS epidemic. In recent years, Dr. Lacy's clinical practice has been devoted to caring for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, brain tumors, and HIV-associated malignancies. Her current research is focused on therapeutic clinical trials in GI malignancies, including gastroesophageal, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers. She is the principle investigator on a number of investigator-initiated, pharmaceutical, and cooperative group studies. Dr. Lacy is actively involved in education as Director of the Medical Oncology Fellowship at Yale. She has served on national committees focused on optimizing the education of Medical Oncology trainees and recruiting minority students to careers in Oncology.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1978)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine (1991)

Honors & Recognition

  • Member, ASCO Oncology Training Programs Committee, 2007-2010American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • Member, ASCO Diversity in Oncology Initiative Advisory and Review Comm, 2008-presentAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology

  • Chairwoman, ASCO Diversity in Oncology Initiative Advisory and Review Comm, 2011, 2012American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • New York Magazine Top Doctor (Medical Oncology), 2006-2008

  • America’s Top Doctors for Cancer (Castle Connolly), 2006-2011

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Contact Info

Jill Lacy, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Gastrointestinal Cancers ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 8th Floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale Brain Tumor ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 8th Floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Temple Medical Center
40 Temple Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Fitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 118

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Yale Cancer CenterPO Box 208028
333 Cedar Street, TMP 3

New Haven, CT 06520-8028