Peter G. Schulam, MD, PhD, has served since 2012 as the inaugural chair of the Department of Urology at Yale School of Medicine and chief of the Department of Urology at Yale New Haven Hospital. In addition, he served as interim director of Yale Cancer Center and physician-in-chief of Smilow Cancer Hospital from September 2015 through December 2016. Dr. Schulam is a professor of both urology and surgery. He is also co-founder of Yale’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT) and the inaugural faculty director of the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (CITY). In June 2018, Dr. Schulam was also named chief innovation and transformation officer at Yale New Haven Health System. Prior to joining Yale, Dr. Schulam was the Henry E. Singleton Professor of Urology at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center at University of California, Los Angeles where he served as Vice Chair of Urology, Chief of the Division of Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, and director of the Surgical Living Kidney Donor Program. Dr. Schulam was a recipient of the Medical Scientist Training Program award and received his medical degree as well as his PhD in immunology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his urology residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.