"I want us all to imagine what this world could and will be like when we can deliver the right care to every patient, every day, everywhere," said Dr. Lori J. Pierce in her 2021 ASCO presidential address.
"Our approach to treating cancer begins with a focus on prevention—similarly, we need to think about the modifiable factors to prevent burnout," said Dr. Shayma Master Kazmi.
If luck, as Louis Pasteur noted, favors the prepared mind, how will oncologists not only prepare but extend cognitive capacity in an era where both medical knowledge and the scope of human endeavor that physicians must address continue to increase exponentially?
Dr. Alankrita Taneja watched from afar as her grandfather's health declined in parallel with the health care system in New Delhi during the devastating second wave of COVID-19 in India.
Although clinician-educator is still a less traditional academic track in many organizations, there is a growing community of dedicated leaders in this field.