At the Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area Visionary Awards Luncheon hosted on February 22, 2019 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, Cancer League member, Eileen T. Consorti was honored with a 2019 Visionary Award.
The Visionary awards are given to honor Bay Area individuals who have made important advancements in medical research focused on breast cancer and Bay Area philanthropists who have generously donated to breast cancer causes and education programs.
Dr. Elieen Consorti
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Dr. Consorti is medical director for the Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center at Alta Bates Medical Center, and an oncologic surgeon with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation. She received her medical degree from the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, and completed her residency at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis and the University of Texas at Houston and she did a fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston. Dr. Consorti is specially trained in the INTRABEAM™ intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) system.
The Carol Ann Read Breast Health Program was established in the fall of 2016 with a mission to improve early breast cancer screenings and diagnoses while increasing patient outreach and support for women in the community.
In 2018, the Carol Ann Read Breast Health Program served nearly 50,000 women, including more than 36,000 mammograms and nearly 1,800 biopsies to uninsured and underinsured patients across the East Bay. Program staff partner with community clinics and othre agencies across the East Bay reach women who would not otherwise have access to high-quality breast health care.
Other Visionary Award Recipients:
Melinda Telli, M.D. Stanford University School of Medicine
Pamela Munster, M.D. University of California, San Francisco
Philanthropist Award Recipients:
Patrick Barber, Compass
Mario Diaz, Wells Fargo Bank
Pam Judd Volunteer Award Recipient:
Cancer League President-Lynne Hosler, 2019 Visionary Award Recipient-Eileen Consorti,
& Cancer League member-Becca Laufenberg at the luncheon