Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Dr. Timothy Gilligan is a medical oncologist, Vice-Chair for Education, and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He trained in internal medicine and medical oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He completed the Academy on Communication in Healthcare three-year faculty training program and currently co-director of that program as well as a member of the Academy’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Gilligan is an internationally recognized expert on testicular cancer and adult germ cell tumors. He chairs the NCCN Testis Cancer panel, serves on the AUA Testicular Cancer Guideline Panel, edits the Testis Cancer and Penile Cancer pages for ASCO’s Cancer.Net patient information website, and serves on the National Cancer Institute’s Adult Treatment Editorial Board, where he edits disease summaries on testis cancer and other urological malignancies. His work on testis cancer includes numerous textbook chapters, review articles, and UpToDate sections, as well as educational talks at board review courses and at the annual meetings of ASCO and ASTRO. In addition, Dr. Gilligan works on quality of care and clinical practice guidelines with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and helped design and teach the ASCO Quality Training Program. He co-chaired two panels that wrote ASCO guidelines: one on patient-physician communication and the other on the use of serum tumor markers for germ cell tumors.
Monday, May 6
8:10 AM – 8:35 AM