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  • Fellows’ Track at Breast Cancer Symposium Provides Multidisciplinary Environment for Learning, Networking

    16 Apr 2014 01:24 PM

    The Breast Cancer Symposium, cosponsored by ASCO, offers special opportunities for early-career oncologists to network with colleagues and expert faculty and pursue focused learning with a Fellows’ Track of ticketed sessions limited to resident, fellow, and junior faculty attendees. Trainee and early-career attendees of the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium (September 4-6, San Francisco, CA) can register for a networking reception and an educational... Read more

  • Watch Videos, Read Transcripts from Expert Interviews at GI, GU Cancers Symposia

    25 Feb 2014 07:27 PM

    Catch up on the hottest topics in gastrointestinal and genitourinary oncology by viewing video interviews with recognized experts filmed at this year's Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium and Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. Videos and accompanying complete transcripts were produced by Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Daily News and Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Daily News. Gastrointestinal cancers Dr. Andrew X. Zhu Speaks on the Challenges... Read more

  • ASCO Connection: Trainee & Early-Career Oncologists Digital Edition

    24 Jan 2014 05:10 PM

    Read the complete First Quarter 2014 issue of ASCO Connection: Trainee & Early-Career Oncologists online in an enhanced digital edition with embedded links:... Read more

  • Member Achievements

    24 Jan 2014 04:35 PM

     Quyen D. Chu, MD, MBA, FACS, has been nominated by President Barack Obama for a position on the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Education Foundation, a federal agency that works to strengthen U.S.-Vietnam relations through educational exchanges in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM). Dr. Chu, who is Chief of Surgical Oncology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center, is a graduate of... Read more

  • Participate in Palliative Care Fellows Teaching Grant

    24 Jan 2014 04:12 PM

    Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD, FASCO, ASCO Senior Director of Education, Science, and Professional Development, is leading a partnership between ASCO and Northwestern University to create a palliative care curriculum and online training resources for oncology fellows. Dr. Von Roenn and Northwestern received funding from the National Cancer Institute in 2012 to study the integration of palliative cancer care knowledge and skills training in oncology... Read more

  • Register to Attend ASCO’s Leadership Skills Seminar

    24 Jan 2014 04:08 PM

    ASCO is sponsoring a two-day workshop on “Managing Conflict” as part of its ongoing Leadership Skills Seminar series. The workshop, which will take place at ASCO Headquarters in Alexandria, VA, was developed specifically to help oncology physicians gain greater understanding and insight into the key skills needed for success in dealing with personal interactions. The essentials taught at this session will help participants either fulfill their... Read more

  • Prepare for Changes to ABIM Maintenance of Certification Program

    24 Jan 2014 04:06 PM

    The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has implemented changes in its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), of which ABIM is a member, is requiring more frequent participation in MOC by all board-certified physicians. ABIM and ABMS believe that a more continuous MOC program helps physicians keep pace with frequent changes in the science of medicine and assessment, a belief shared by... Read more

  • Make Your Resolutions Stick: Five Tips for Success

    24 Jan 2014 04:01 PM

    By Faith Hayden, Senior Writer/Editor Of the 45% of Americans who commit to a lifestyle change on January 1, only 8% will succeed, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology. These numbers are no surprise to lifestyle coaches, who know just how hard it can be to break a bad habit. The problem, according Cynthia Ackrill, MD, President of WellSpark Leadership Development, is that people set themselves up to fail by not carefully planning how... Read more

  • Career Journeys: Dr. Ralph J. Hauke, Community Oncologist

    24 Jan 2014 03:53 PM

    Ralph J. Hauke, MD, has been a partner at Nebraska Cancer Specialists for five years and Medical Director of AseraCare Hospice for 16 years. He is a Special Associate Professor at Creighton University School of Medicine and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.    Ralph J. Hauke, MDMember since: 1991Volunteer activities: Integrated Media & Technology Committee, Palliative Care in Oncology... Read more

  • Grant Writing: 10 Tips from a Successful Researcher

    24 Jan 2014 03:16 PM

    By Ezra E.W. Cohen, MD, FRCPC, The University of Chicago    Ezra E.W. Cohen, MD, FRCPCMember since: 2000Volunteer activities: Professional Development Committee; Cancer Education Committee; Chair-Elect, Career Development SubcommitteeWriting a great grant is like writing an inspirational story—the characters must be interesting, the plot has to develop in a logical manner, and the ending should express hope and future potential.... Read more