Latest Blogs

Sep 16, 2021
Dr. Atlal Abusanad discusses how biases in valuing capability and potential in female oncologists has led to their underrepresentation in prominent roles. 
Sep 14, 2021
My colleague and friend Christine McGinn discusses the experience of caregiving for her brother, and the lessons she now brings to her own practice.
Sep 09, 2021
"I think of my fellowship studies as a series of layers—every time I do well at one layer, I am ready to move to the next one," said Dr. Tarek Haykal.
Sep 01, 2021
There has never been a more exciting time to be involved in cancer research, with so much knowledge to support our explorations and so many pressing questions still to answer.
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Physician Wellness

The Physician Wellness blog is an interactive platform for ASCO members to share their stories, lessons learned, and best practices with regard to maintaining one’s quality of life and passion for patient care. It is a dedicated space for understanding and promoting personal well-being. All ASCO members are encouraged to contribute; email professionaldevelopment@asco.org for information on contributing a guest post.

Aug 25, 2021
"COVID-19 has taught us how we can both live in the present and focus on the future; how we can make the most out of our time, regardless of our physical condition," said Dr. Hilde M. Buiting.
Aug 03, 2021
Physician, musician, and writer Dr. Tara Rajendran explores the power of creative expression in the face of increasing levels of physician burnout.
May 25, 2021
"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.
Mar 09, 2021
"Ask yourself this question: Are you pursuing now what initially motivated you to become a medical oncologist?" asks Dr. Ramy Sedhom.
Mar 02, 2021
"Leading right now means helping team members adapt to the losses that all have experienced and supporting them with more than exhortation and reassurance," writes Dr. Mark E. Robson.
Jan 27, 2021
"I thought I was going through winter blues until one morning when a surprising thought occurred to me. I was thinking of quitting oncology," said Dr. Atlal Abusanad.

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