Ramy Sedhom, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Medical Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician at Penn Medicine’s Princeton Medical Center. Dr. Sedhom’s clinical and research interests are in cancer care delivery. His work has focused on three core areas: (1) integration of supportive care to improve the experience of patients living with cancer and their caregivers (2) the use of behavioral economics to improve routine patient care and (3) the hidden burdens imposed on and faced by people with cancer and their caregivers while receiving this care.
Dr. Sedhom is a graduate of Albany Medical College. He completed his internal medicine training and chief residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he received a Golden Apple Teaching Award. He completed his oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins, and his palliative care fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering. He has received an ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award to investigate the use of behavioral economics to improve hospice utilization for patients with advanced cancer.