Career

Whether you're a trainee or seasoned oncology professional, there are always new developments in the field to keep you on your toes. ASCO Connection has interviews and articles by industry professionals that can help you find a new job in the field, apply for funding, and achieve your career goals.

Apr 28, 2015
Whether you are considering an academic position, governmental work, a job in industry, or employment in a community setting, formal job interviews are in the offing. Dr. David Johnson shares his tips for success.
Jan 31, 2015
Transitioning from medical school to residency can be difficult, because new accountability comes during a period where you are still learning how to practice medicine well.
Jan 30, 2015
Dr. Chung discusses her road to a career in academic medicine, where she pursues clinical and translational research projects in head and neck cancer.
Jan 30, 2015
Dr. Kathleen Mahoney shares valuable lessons on research protocol development gathered from her participation in the ASCO/AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop.
Jan 30, 2015
Dr. Ted James participated in the Leadership Skills Seminar to delve more deeply into issues of  team development and resolving conflict as they pertain to clinical oncology teams.
Jan 30, 2015
More than 35 ASCO members contributed personal essays to a recently published collection of stories about humanism in medicine, The Big Casino: America’s Best Cancer Doctors Share Their Most Powerful Stories.
Oct 27, 2014
Cancer survivor Matthew Zachary discusses his experiences founding Stupid Cancer, an organization for young adults with cancer, as well as his advice for early-career oncologists working with young-adult patients.
Oct 27, 2014
Dr. Jagsi's career blends radiation oncology practice, clinical studies in breast cancer, and research into complex social issues such as gender and ethics.
Sep 08, 2014
According to a recent study, fellows underestimated the number of nights they would need to be on call, the number of hours they would need to devote to work tasks when at home, and the number of outpatients seen in clinic per week.
Jul 25, 2014
Major Shumway's career as a physician-educator is a perfect fit for people who are passionate about lifelong learning.

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