Clinical Focus

  • Cancer
  • Cancer > Breast Cancer
  • Medical Oncology

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Professor, and Chief, Division of Oncology, Stanford University Medical Center (2013 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Ballve-Lantero Chair (Endowed Chair), Ballve-Lantero (1996)
  • Listed in "America's Top Doctors", Castle Connolly (2001-2012)
  • Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (2006)
  • Jill Rose Award, Breast Cancer Foundation (2007)
  • William L. McGuire Award, San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (2010)
  • Health Care Hero award, Indianapolis Business Journal (2011)
  • APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the category of "Regular Departments & Columns", Oncology Times (2012)
  • Chair, Breast Committee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) (2002-2010)
  • Editor-In-Chief, Clinical Breast Cancer (1999-present)
  • President, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (2010-2011)
  • HOPE Funds for Cancer Research 2013 Award of Excellence for Medicine, HOPE Funds, Cancer Research (April 28, 2013)

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1983)
  • Fellowship:The University of Texas at San Antonio (1983) TX
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1980)
  • Residency:St Louis University Hospital (1980) MO
  • Medical Education:Tulane University School of Medicine (1977) LA


All Publications

  • ASCO's approach to a learning health care system in oncology. Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology Sledge, G. W., Hudis, C. A., Swain, S. M., Yu, P. M., Mann, J. T., Hauser, R. S., Lichter, A. S. 2013; 9 (3): 145-148


    The promise of emerging science and the challenges confronting today's health care system can both be addressed by fully embracing the IoM's vision of a learning health care system. ASCO's initial foray into realizing this vision for oncology shows great promise.

    View details for DOI 10.1200/JOP.2013.000957

    View details for PubMedID 23942494