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Jun 10, 2022
Dr. Khalid El Bairi reports on the educational presentations and exciting directions for future research from a recent event organized by young professionals in Taroudant, Morocco.
Jun 10, 2022
At the launch of an innovative partnership to combine medical oncology, hematology, and hospice and palliative medicine into a single fellowship program, Dr. Ramy Sedhom shares perspectives on the value of combined training and the critical function of this new training pathway.
May 26, 2022
"Several valuable lessons can be learned from the Syrian conflict and the immense experience of the Syrian American Medical Society’s (SAMS) efforts, coordination, and contributions developing oncology centers in northern Syria," said Dr. M. Bassel Atassi.
May 24, 2022
As you begin fellowship, "the sheer amount of new knowledge you’re expected to learn [is] like being handed and expected to read a book in a language you barely know," writes Dr. Matthew Kurian.
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Inas Abuali, MD, FACP

Inas Abuali, MD, FACP, is a hematologist oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital/instructor at Harvard Medical School. An ASCO member since 2014, she is passionate about medical education and professional career development and has served on several committees including the ASCO Trainee and Early Career Council, the Scientific Program Committee, and the Question Writing Group Committee. Follow Dr. Abuali on Twitter @inas_md.

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Jan 11, 2021
Feeling the mid-academic year slump? Here are a few tips based on my own ongoing attempts to strike a balance between my clinical duties and my scholarly activities during fellowship. 
Nov 02, 2020
With the inability to attend an in-person ASCO Annual Meeting this year, I finally joined Twitter last May mainly to follow the #ASCO20 updates. Here are my thoughts on social media, 5 months later.
Oct 01, 2020
There are established channels to demonstrate your productivity and follow a career path in research and practice. However, if you're passionate about education, you have to think creatively about how to carve out your niche and show your abilities.
Aug 26, 2020
From avoiding common grant pitfalls to collaborating with a biostatician to dealing with rejection, here are my personal takeaways from ASCO and Conquer Cancer's five-part webinar series on effective grant writing.
Jul 27, 2020
Ten years after losing my mom to breast cancer, I find myself reflecting on who I am today and what I have learned from the loss and grief that propelled me to relocate across the globe and dedicate my career to serving patients with cancer. 
Jul 07, 2020
Outpatient oncology clinics can be daunting for a new fellow and the learning curve is steep, but you already have the basic foundations of patient care. You've got this!

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