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John P. Williams, MD, FACS

President's Cancer Panel, Chair

Dr. Williams is a breast cancer surgeon and patient education advocate. He has served two administrations as chair of the President’s Cancer Panel, which issued its report, “Closing Gaps in Cancer Screening” to the President of the United States in February 2022. He also co-chairs the new National Breast Cancer Roundtable with the American Cancer Society. He founded and is medical director of the Breast Cancer School for Patients, an online video-based cancer education platform. His policy interests focus on improving cancer outcomes and disparities by promoting a transparent and patient-focused healthcare system.