Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D.

  1. Oncologist
  2. Internist
  3. Hematologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  1. Breast cancer
  2. Cancer
  3. Gynecologic cancer
  4. Ovarian cancer
  1. Bone marrow transplant
  • All areas of clinical oncology and hematology (gynecologic malignancies, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, bone marrow transplantation)
  1. 1979
    MDUniversity of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  2. 1975
    BScUniversity of Puerto Rico, San Juan

Certifications

  1. 1985
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1984
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1982
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Mayo Clinic School of CPD Course Director of the Year AwardMayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development
  2. 2015
    AACR Breast Cancer Research Grants Scientific Review CommitteeAmerican Academy of Cancer Research
  3. 2015
    Member of Palliative Care Task ForceState of Florida Department of Health
  4. 2015
    Member, Program CommitteeAmerican Academy of Cancer Research
  5. 2015
    Member, Scientific Review Committee AACR Disparities ConferenceAmerican Academy of Cancer Research
  6. 2014
    Member of the Board of ABIM-HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine Hematology Board Exam Committee
  7. 2008
    Best Teacher Award, Hematology/OncologyInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2008
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Clinic
  9. 2005
    Teacher of the Year - Hematology/OncologyInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2002
    McMillan Scholarship RecipientHarvard School of Public Health
  11. 2000
    Faculty Recognition AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  12. 2000
    Course Director of the YearMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 1995
    Marquis Who's is Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America--Medicine and Healthcare
  14. 1979
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  15. 1975
    Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Puerto Rico
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Professional memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    Board MemberMedical Advisory Board, Hospice Northeast
  2. 2011 - 2013
    PresidentFlorida Society of Clinical Oncology
  3. 2006 - 2009
    MemberExecutive Board - Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  4. 2006
    MemberEducation Strategic Coordinating Group, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  5. 2006
    MemberMemo of Understanding Indian Health Service Coordinating Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  6. 2005 - 2006
    MemberCancer Care Disparities Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  7. 2005 - present
    Associate DirectorMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  8. 2004 - 2007
    MemberBoard of Directors, Florida Society of Clinical Oncology
  9. 2004 - present
    Executive Board MemberFlorida Society of Clinical Oncology
  10. 2004 - present
    ChairPrograms Committee, Florida Society of Clinical Oncology
  11. 2003 - 2006
    Vice ChairPractice Performance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  12. 2003 - 2006
    MemberPractice Performance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  13. 2003 - 2005
    ChairStrategic Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  14. 2003 - 2005
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  15. 2002 - 2012
    MemberDiversity Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  16. 2001 - 2008
    ChairDiversity Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  17. 2001 - 2004
    MemberDevelopment Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  18. 2001
    MemberMayo Alumni Advisory Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  19. 2001
    MemberEndowed Professorship Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  20. 2001 - present
    ChairSubcommittee, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  21. 2000 - 2010
    MemberDiversity Recruitment & Retention Task Force, Mayo Clinic Committees
  22. 2000 - 2005
    MemberBoard of Governors, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  23. 2000 - 2005
    MemberInternal Medicine Administrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  24. 2000 - 2004
    MemberFoundation Marketing Resource Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  25. 2000 - 2001
    MemberDiversity Strategic Planning Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  26. 2000
    MemberLiaison Committee, Mayo Group Practices
  27. 2000
    American College of Physicians
  28. 2000 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  29. 1996 - 2005
    FounderHematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  30. 1995 - 2008
    MemberCancer Committee, St. Luke's Hospital
  31. 1995 - 2005
    ChairHematology/Oncology Clinical Practice Team, St. Luke's Hospital
  32. 1995 - 1999
    MemberInternational Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  33. 1995 - 1999
    MemberExecutive Committee Aequanimita, Physician Society of the Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring, Hospice Northeast
  34. 1995 - present
    DirectorUndergraduate Medical Education in Jacksonville, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  35. 1995 - present
    MemberMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  36. 1995 - present
    Active MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  37. 1994 - 2002
    Associate DirectorInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  38. 1994 - 1999
    MemberPDQ External Advisory Board, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  39. 1994 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  40. 1993 - 2000
    MemberDevelopment Liaison Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  41. 1992 - 1998
    MemberMedical Advisory Board, Hospice Northeast
  42. 1990 - 1991
    ChairBone Marrow Transplant Task Force, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  43. 1989 - 2008
    ChairBlood Utilization Committee, St. Luke's Hospital
  44. 1989 - 2008
    MemberCancer Committee, St. Luke's Hospital
  45. 1989 - 1995
    ChairCancer Committee, St. Luke's Hospital
  46. 1988 - 1992
    MemberResearch Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  47. 1988 - 1991
    ChairQuality Assurance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  48. 1986 - 1989
    MemberRadiation Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  49.  
    ChairDiversity Recruitment & Retention Task Force, Mayo Clinic Committees
  50.  
    MemberMayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  51.  
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  52.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  53.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  54.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  55.  
    MemberDuval County Medical Society
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.