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Jill Lacy, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

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Jill Lacy, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Medical Oncology

    PO Box 208028

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8028

    United States



Dr. Jill Lacy is 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-Hematology 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, Internal Medicine (1982)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Top Doctors for Cancer, Newsweek Magazine July 20152015
America’s Top Doctors for Cancer (Castle Connolly), 2006-20152015
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

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