Founded at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Ramy Sedhom, MD

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Medical Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician, Penn Medicine - Princeton Medical Center

Ramy Sedhom, M.D. is an Innovation Faculty member at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of Medical Oncology and Palliative Care at Penn Medicine’s Princeton Medical Center. He received his medical education at Albany Medical College and went on to complete residency and chief residency at Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, followed by medical oncology training at Johns Hopkins, and palliative medicine/hospice training at Memorial Sloan Kettering.


Dr. Sedhom’s clinical and research interests are all centered on one principle – how to improve patient-centered care for vulnerable populations with cancer. His work pilot tests innovative solutions to improve supportive care delivery for patients with cancer and caregivers. He has a robust portfolio in palliative care integration, geriatric assessment, psycho-oncology, caregiver distress, and remote patient monitoring all focused in the community setting. His work has been published in numerous leading journals including The Journal of Clinical Oncology, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Oncologist, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and Nature Digital Medicine.


Nationally, Dr. Sedhom serves on the NCCN Guideline Panel for Older Adults with Cancer and co-leads the Penn Cancer Service Line efforts in Geriatric Oncology. He Co-Chairs the ASCO Palliative Care Communities of Practice and the Symptom Science and Palliative Care Committee. He has received multiple awards for research, clinical excellence and teaching, including an ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award.

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