Jill Lacy, MD

Jill Lacy, MD
Medical Oncology
Accepting new patients? Yes
Referrals required? From patients or physicians
Patient type treated: Adult
Board Certified in Internal Medicine

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.