Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Francesca Ferraro

Francesca Ferraro, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Medical Oncology

Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia

Clinical Interests

  • Hematologic malignancies

Research Interests

  • Acute myeloid leukemia


  • 314-273-6876 (office)
  • 314-362-9333 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8007-0029-11
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Room 614, Southwest Tower (office)


1998-2004 MD, University of Parma, Italy
2011-2014 PhD, University of Parma, Italy
Post-graduate Training
2004-2008 Hematology Residency, University of Parma, Italy
2009-2012 Research Fellow, CSRB, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Dr. David Scadden Laboratory, Boston, MA
2012-2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Dr. Stephen Sykes Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA
2013-2016 Internal Medicine Residency, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
2016-2018 Hematology-Oncology Fellow, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions
2018-2021 Instructor of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2021-present Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Board Certification
2016 American Board of Internal Medicine
2018 Hematology Board Certification
Honors & Awards
1998-2004 Best Student Award, 1^, 2^, 3^, 4^, 5^, 6^ College Academic Years, Parma, Italy
2006 Winner of the Mario Negri Institute (MNIAA) Prize, Best MD Thesis, Milan, Italy
2010 Recipient of International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH) New Investigator Award at the 2010 ISEH Annual Meeting, Melbourne, Australia
2018-2021 K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award
Professional Societies & Organizations
2008-present Italian Society of Haematology
2009-present American Society of Hematology
2009-present International Society of Hematology
2010-present American Academy for Communication in Healthcare
2013-present American College of Physicians