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.

Jul 27, 2015
Gregg E. Franklin, MD, PhD, is the Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at the New Mexico Cancer Center, a position he has held since 2011.
Jul 27, 2015
This summer, ASCO’s Medical Student Taskforce will embark on an ambitious effort to establish and support a nationwide network of ASCO-Sponsored Cancer Interest Groups (CIGs).
Jul 27, 2015
Drawing upon the experience and support of palliative care consultants can be a great way to bring their expertise to bear on a difficult clinical situation.
Jun 05, 2015
Dr. Adaugo Amobi and Dr. Larissa Nekhlyudov summarize their review of currently available smartphone applications in oncology, with the goal of enabling clinicians and patients to gain a better understanding of how various applications may be utilized in clinical practice.
Apr 28, 2015
Effective communication skills can reduce time-consuming follow-up phone calls, lengthy emails, or in-person meetings to clarify intent. Conveying the right message through the right medium keeps a doctor from harming professional relationships that could prevent career advancement.
Apr 28, 2015
Dr. Regan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Group Statistician for the International Breast Cancer Study Group.
Apr 28, 2015
Dr. Maria Bourlon explains why attending the ASCO Annual Meeting is a great way for fellows and trainees to stay current on the latest discoveries in oncology.
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.

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