UW Division of Medical Oncology
130+ faculty members specializing in every facet of cancer detection, treatment, survivorship, research, and mentorship.
Innovative and timely research, well funded by $58+ million from the National Institutes of Health, grants from other organizations, contracts with industry, and philanthropy.learn more
Fellowship program, developing the next generation of cancer researchers and patient care providers.
UW Medicine is committed to fostering and sustaining a working, learning, and healing environment that is diverse, equitable and welcoming of all people.learn more
Nancy E. Davidson, M.D.
Head, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
Senior Vice President, Director and Professor, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Raisbeck Endowed Chair for Collaborative Research, Fred Hutch
President and Executive Director, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
The Division of Medical Oncology was founded in 1963 by Nobel Laureate E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., who also founded the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Thomas developed bone marrow transplantation as a treatment for leukemia and other hematologic malignancies.
Former Division Heads
- F. Marc Stewart, M.D., 2013-2016
- Frederick R. Appelbaum, M.D., 1998-2013
- Robert B. Livingston, M.D., 1986-1998
- E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., 1963-1986
Open Positions for Faculty in the UW Division of Medical Oncology.