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.

Jun 29, 2016
Impress your interviewer and demonstrate your knowledge by asking specific, thoughtful questions about referrals, call schedule, conflict resolution, work/life balance, and more.
Jun 28, 2016
Research can be extremely rewarding for fellows, as a successful project may lead to intellectual satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment, and useful contributions to our body of knowledge, but it can be challenging to find the time, mentorship and funding required.
May 12, 2016
With over 30,000 attendees, the prospect of attending the Annual Meeting can be daunting. Dr. Jyoti D. Patel offers advice to first-time attendees.
May 12, 2016
Dean Walker, Director of Physician Recruiting with The US Oncology Network, shares insight on five difficult questions fellows may encounter during an interview. 
Apr 22, 2016
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FASCO, has been the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of ASCO since March 2013. ASCO Connection asked Dr. Schilsky questions about his career and what led him to take on an administrative role at ASCO.
Feb 23, 2016
While fellows have an encyclopedic knowledge of medical oncology, they may need some brushing up on an equally significant area of study: interviewing skills.
 
Feb 23, 2016
Everything was new: new city, new hospital, new business card that proudly displayed the word “Fellow,” and of course, new people. There’s a lot to take in when you transition from residency to fellowship.
Dec 15, 2015
James Randolph “Randy” Hillard, MD, speaks with the ASCO Connection about his personal experience with cancer, and why, as a psychiatrist, he joined ASCO as an Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist member.
Oct 27, 2015
Everett Dodson is a Community Health Educator in the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research at the Georgetown/Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a position he has held for 8 years.
Oct 27, 2015
When you want to use your online time to connect specifically with ASCO members and other people active in the oncology world, ASCOconnection.org is ideally suited to help you expand your professional network. We offer myriad user-friendly ways to connect.

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