Posted: October 2018
After 11 years at NYU Langone Health, Jessica S. Donington, MD, MSCR, has moved to the University of Chicago Medicine as professor of surgery and chief of the Section of Thoracic Surgery. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Donington is an avid researcher and respected leader in her field. Her research focus is in the discovery of novel biomarkers for early detection and treatment of lung cancer and clinical trials that incorporate surgery into multimodality care plans for locally advanced and metastatic lung cancer. Dr. Donington is a past president of Women in Thoracic Surgery and the New York Society for Thoracic Surgery and serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Thoracic Oncology and the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.