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Rogerio Lilenbaum, MD; Lori Pickens


Rogerio Lilenbaum, MD, has been named chief medical integration officer of Ambulatory Services for Yale New Haven Health, Northeast Medical Group and Yale Medicine. In this new position, he will partner with the health system, Yale Medicine and service-line leadership to create and deploy common practice standards and a single signature of care, including a common clinical patient experience, across all ambulatory practice sites. Dr. Lilenbaum served most recently as Smilow Cancer Hospital chief medical officer and is a professor of medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology at Yale School of Medicine. Before joining Yale New Haven Health, he was chairman of the Cancer Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, and held academic appointments at the University of Miami. Dr. Lilenbaum earned his medical degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and his MS in clinical epidemiology/clinical investigation from Harvard University. He completed a clinical fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Washington University School of Medicine and a clinical research fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of San Diego Medical Center.

Lori Pickens has been named Smilow Cancer Hospital senior vice president and executive director, effective Aug. 6. She is currently associate vice president for Oncology Services at Duke University Health System, associate dean and administrator of the Duke Cancer Institute at Duke University School of Medicine and service line executive of the Cancer Care Collaboration with Wake Medical Health System. Pickens earned her BS in Business Administration from Clark University and a master’s of healthcare administration from Washington University School of Medicine, and completed an administrative fellowship at the Henry Ford Health System.