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Michael Cecchini, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Co-Director, Colorectal Program in the Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers


Education & Training

  • Hematology / Oncology Fellow
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2018)
  • Internal Medicine Resident
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2015)
  • MD
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2012)
  • BS
    University of California, Santa Cruz, Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology (2008)


  • Novel Treatments for Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    New Haven, CT, United States 2022
    Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
  • Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Microsatellite Instability or Tumor Mutational Burden – Higher Cancers
    Virtual regional meeting for the Society of Immunotherapy in Cancer 2020
    Society of Immunotherapy in Cancer Advances in Immunotherapy New Haven
  • Novel Alkylator Combinations for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
    Zoom retreat at Yale University 2020
    Center Developmental Therapeutics and Radiobiology & Radiotherapy Research Program Retreat
  • Multidisciplinary Management of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases,” Yale Cancer Center Grand Rounds
    New Haven, CT, United States 2020
    Yale Cancer Center Grand Rounds
  • Targeting DNA Repair for Advanced Gastrointestinal Cancers,” Yale Cancer Center Grand Rounds
    New Haven, CT, United States 2020
    Yale Cancer Center Grand Rounds

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
The Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Program Annual Research Award2021
Jean L. Cook MD Memorial Award for Medical ExcellenceAlbert Einstein College of Medicine2012
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dean's AwardAlbert Einstein College of Medicine2012

Professional Service

NIH Colon Task Force of the Gastrointestinal Steering CommitteeMember2023 - Present
ASCO Scientific Review Committee for Colorectal CancerMember2022 - Present
Yale Cancer AnswersPresenter/Speaker2021 - Present
Smilow Shares for Colorectal CancerPresenter/Speaker2021 - Present
Ambulatory Working Group: Staff and Staffing SubgroupMember2020
Inpatient Care Committee for Smilow Cancer HospitalMember2019 - 2020
Protocol Review CommitteeMember2019 - Present
Bridgeport HospitalAdvances in Gastroesophageal Cancers2019 - Present
Clinical Cancer ResearchReviewer2018 - Present
Journal of Immunotherapy of CancerReviewer2018 - Present
Medical Oncology Fellowship Selection CommitteeMember2017 - Present
Intern and Resident Selection Committee, Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven HospitalMember2016 - Present

Departments & Organizations