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Dr. Gil Lancaster

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Yale University
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program
EMBRACE: A New Approach to Healthcare Reform

Dr. Gil Lancaster

Dr. Lancaster is a cardiologist and Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology at the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute, Yale New Haven Health at Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut. He served on the American College of Cardiology’s Board of Governors for 3 years and is currently a member of the ACC Health Affairs Committee. He is Chair of the Connecticut Cardiology Foundation and past president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American College.

Dr. Lancaster is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing at the Yale University School of Nursing. He is the Associate Director of the Cardiovascular Fellowship program at Bridgeport Hospital.

In 2007, Dr. Lancaster cofounded Healthcare Professionals for Healthcare Reform, a nonpartisan group of healthcare professionals who felt that healthcare system reform discussions lacked adequate representation from healthcare providers. Their work ultimately led to the EMBRACE proposal that was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2009. (William R. Hutchison of WVU College of Business and Economics was a member of the writing group).

Dr. Lancaster is the author of the recently released book, “EMBRACE: A Revolutionary New Healthcare System for the Twenty-First Century,” detailing the updated EMBRACE plan to the lay public. Undergraduate: Columbia University: BA: 1979

Medical School: University of Tel-Aviv, The Sackler School of Medicine: MD 1983