EILEEN SMITH, MD
Chair, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
City of Hope
In October of last year, Eileen Smith was appointed the new leader and chair of the renowned Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation at City of Hope, where she is leading the department into the next phase of translating revolutionary discoveries into life-changing treatments. Dr. Smith has a talent for bringing about transformative changes with the support of her patients, colleagues and City of Hope’s Enterprise Leadership Team (ELT). As a member of the ELT, Dr. Smith brings invaluable insight into the challenges of patient care and what’s needed to advance its mission. She educates her fellow ELT members about what it’s like to be a patient and a physician. In her new role as chair of the department, Dr. Smith provides oversight of all clinical treatments to improve outcomes for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome and any other hematologic condition.