Dr. Tufia Haddad is an Assistant Professor of Oncology, Consultant, and Physician Scientist at the Mayo Clinic with a clinical and research focus in Breast Cancer. She completed her Degree in Medicine in 2001 at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska; Internal Medicine Residency in 2004 at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and her Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology in 2007 at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. She has received numerous awards throughout her training and as a top educator and best doctor while in practice.
Dr. Haddad is the Chair of the Breast Medical Oncology Practice at Mayo Clinic Rochester. She is an active member of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Women’s Cancer Research Program and Breast Cancer Standards Council. Her research focuses on drug development and early phase clinical trials in breast cancer. From the practice perspective, she is focused on transforming the model of cancer care to improve patient quality of life and health outcomes, as well as provider efficiency, effectiveness, and engagement. She is the physician sponsor for transformative practice projects with the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, Center for Connected Care, and the Office of Information and Knowledge Management.
Specifically she serves as the physician sponsor for two active projects involving health IT to improve quality outcomes with health IT, including (1) the Mayo Clinic collaboration with IBM Watson Health to co-develop the Watson Clinical Trial Matching solution, and (2) the development of an interactive care plan to transform the care of cancer survivors.