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Billingsley is named Smilow Cancer Hospital’s chief medical officer

Medicine@Yale, 2019 - November December


Kevin G. Billingsley, MD, has been named chief medical officer at Smilow Cancer Hospital and professor of surgery at Yale School of Medicine, effective January 2020.

Billingsley comes to Yale from Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU), where he has been medical director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute among other senior positions.

At Smilow and Yale New Haven Health, he will oversee quality and patient-safety initiatives, evaluate and optimize multidisciplinary team structure, assist with facilities/space planning, and support the research mission.

Billingsley earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and trained in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.