Stefan Sleijfer is chairman of the Board of Governors of Erasmus MC and dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
He studied medicine at the University of Groningen and subsequently received his doctorate at the same university. He completed his training as an internist-oncologist at Erasmus MC. Since completing his specialization in 2004, he has been working as an internist-oncologist at Erasmus MC. In 2011 he was appointed professor and in 2013 department head. From 2017 onwards he was also theme chair of Theme Daniel den Hoed.