May 4, 2022
Joseph Treat, MD, is a Professor of the Department of Hematology/Oncology, Vice Chair of Education and Medical Director for Ambulatory Care at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Treat completed his medical school from Temple University and residency in Internal Medicine from Georgetown University Hospital where he stayed to pursue an Oncology fellowship at the Lombardi Cancer Center. He has dedicated his clinical practice to mesothelioma and lung cancer for the past 20 years and has published extensively on these topics, including widely read reviews on popular chemotherapeutic agents used in the treatment of lung cancer.
Science and Empathy being distinct opposites is a common misconception; Dr. Treat says: "Medicine is a gift that allows us to combine the scientific method with empathy. Eliminate the grocery list mentality and be empathetic." Join us as we listen to anecdotes from Dr. Treat’s life and identify the essentials of medicine and mentorship to make the leap from good to great.