Jeffrey Dome, M.D., Ph.D., is Vice President of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Chief of the Divisions of Hematology and Oncology, and Associate Director of the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC. He also is Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the Thomas Willson and Lenore Williams McKnew Professor of Pediatric Oncology. Dr. Dome received his M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and his Ph.D. degree in Medicine from Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
After fellowship, Dr. Dome was a faculty member at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital before joining Children’s National Health System in 2006. Dr. Dome is an internationally recognized expert on pediatric solid tumors, with an emphasis on kidney tumors and sarcomas. He chaired the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Renal Tumor Committee, which oversees clinical research on kidney tumors at more than 200 children’s hospitals around the world, for more than 10 years. He is a member of the Hematology/Oncology Subboard of the American Board of Pediatrics and serves on numerous medical advisory boards for cancer foundations. Dr. Dome is the Chair of the organizing committee for the 2017 International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) meeting, to be held in Washington, D.C. He has authored more than 150 articles, books and chapters on pediatric cancer.