Received his medical degree and doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and a fellowship in medical oncology and bone marrow transplantation at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Brufsky served as an associate physician and instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School. Currently he is Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and associate division chief for the Division of Hematology/Oncology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Magee-Women’s Cancer Program, part of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hillman Cancer Center and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; also Associate Director for clinical investigations at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and Co-Director of the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center. Dr. Brufsky manages approximately 30 clinical trials investigating various aspects of breast cancer etiology and treatment. His main clinical interests are in breast cancer medical oncology with a particular interest in metastatic breast cancer.