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May 16, 2017
Dr. Julia Close invites women attending the ASCO Annual Meeting to be a part of conversations about gender in medicine at the Women's Networking Center, either by joining for planned session or simply by stopping by to meet colleagues and have a cup of coffee.
May 12, 2017
Mr. Todd Pickard considers the effect of the team on professional burnout. Is your team a source of conflict and disappointment, or a source of confidence?
May 09, 2017
I take my responsibilities as a physician seriously. But when faced with my own sick child, everything on my to-do list—writing, research, even clinic—went out the window.
May 08, 2017
If you say things of consequence, there may be consequences; but the alternative is to be inconsequential. Particularly in these tumultuous times for health care and research, we need to speak up!
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Julie Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO

Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, is the 2015-2016 President of ASCO. She is the Neumann M. and Mildred E. Harris Professorial Chair and Chief of the Oncology/Hematology Division in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is also the Associate Director of Clinical Research at the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

In addition to being ASCO President, Dr. Vose also serves on the Special Awards Selection and Health Disparities Committees. An ASCO member since 1991, Dr. Vose has served on the Board of Directors, Nominating Committee, Scientific Program Committee, Hematology-Oncology Task Force, Cancer.Net Advisory Panel and Editorial Board, and Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board. She served as Chair of the Cancer Education Committee and Publications Committee. Follow Dr. Vose on Twitter at @DrJulieVose.

Dec 16, 2016
ASCO provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Society's proposed pathway for Maintenance of Certification, in response to your insightful feedback.
Sep 06, 2016
The ASCO MOC alternate pathway proposal shifts the focus of the recertification process to continuous learning in oncology. As this plan is meant to address your needs, the proposal is presented for your input.
Jun 03, 2016
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Chicago for the 52nd ASCO Annual Meeting. I chose the theme of “Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Centered Care and Research” to represent the importance of the multimodal care that is necessary for our patients.
May 31, 2016
ASCO has published an updated framework for assessing the relative value of cancer therapies that have been compared in clinical trials in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
May 11, 2016
Many issues and opportunities require the collective wisdom of the oncology community, but perhaps none are more challenging than those faced by many of our colleagues around the world, as the global burden of cancer will be magnified by the aging of the population.
May 05, 2016
ASCO commends the FDA for exercising its congressionally mandated authority to regulate cigars, hookah tobacco, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), a crucial step in further regulating deadly tobacco products.

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