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Rafael Fonseca, MD

Interim Executive Director, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center

Director for Innovation and Transformational Relationships

Getz Family Professor of Cancer, Distinguished Mayo Investigator

Mayo Clinic

Rafael Fonseca, MD, is the Getz Family Professor of Cancer, Professor of Medicine, Interim Executive Director for the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Director for Innovation and Transformational Relationships, and a consultant in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Starting in February 2021 he will be a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors and Board of Trustees.

He earned his MD at Universidad Anahuac, Mexico. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Miami, FL, and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN.

He was named a clinical investigator for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fund. He is a visiting healthcare fellow at the Goldwater Institute.