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Earn a FASCO Point: Nominate a Colleague for an ASCO Special Award

Aug 31, 2022

As an ASCO member, you know and work with incredible people who have dedicated their lives to conquering cancer. Please help ASCO to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the field by nominating an exceptional colleague, mentor, teacher, collaborator, leader, or friend for a 2023 ASCO Special Award.  ASCO members can earn up to 1 FASCO point a year for submitting award nominations.  
It takes just a few moments to log in to the nomination page, select an award, enter an individual’s name, and provide brief answers to a few questions about their contributions and qualifications. You may nominate an individual for more than one award. The deadline to submit a nomination is September 30, 2022. 
Learn more about each award and review eligibility criteria below: 
Allen Lichter Visionary Leader Award - ASCO members who have demonstrated innovative and inspirational leadership to significantly advance the mission of ASCO and transform oncology and the overall cancer community. 
ASCO-American Cancer Society Award - ASCO members who have made a significant contribution to cancer prevention and control research or practice. 
B.J. Kennedy Geriatric Oncology Award - Geriatric oncologists who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in the field, with a professional record that includes advanced scholarship and effective mentorship of fellows. 
David Karnofsky Award - Oncologists who have made outstanding contributions to cancer research, diagnosis, and/or treatment of cancer. 
Ellen L. Stovall Award for Innovation in Patient-Centered Cancer Care - Individuals, organizations, or other entities who demonstrate innovation in improving cancer care for patients in America. 
Excellence in Equity Award - ASCO members who have made significant and measurable contributions towards increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion within the field of oncology, or increasing access to equitable care for cancer patients  
Excellence in Teaching Award - Physician educators who have had a demonstrable impact on their trainees (residents, postdoctoral fellows, and/or clinical fellows). 
Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award - Active clinical and/or translational researchers with a proven track record in mentoring fellows and junior faculty and with a distinguished record of accomplishments in advancing the field of breast cancer. 
Humanitarian Award - ASCO members who personify ASCO’s mission and values by going above and beyond the call of duty in providing outstanding patient care through innovative means or exceptional service or leadership in the U.S.A. or abroad. 
Joseph Simone Quality Care Award - Individual who has made multiple, significant, and enduring contributions to the quality and safety of cancer care. 
Patient Advocate of the Year Award - Individuals whose advocacy efforts have impacted public awareness about cancer, its causes, cures, or treatment. 
Pediatric Oncology Award - Pediatric oncologists who have demonstrated outstanding leadership or achievement in the field. 
Science of Oncology Award - Individuals known for their major contributions to basic or translational research in cancer. 
Walther Cancer Foundation Supportive Oncology Award - Individuals with multiple, significant, and enduring contributions to palliative and supportive care in oncology through the prevention, assessment, and management of cancer- and treatment-related suffering. 
Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Awards - Women mentors in oncology who work to narrow career gender disparities through the mentorship and professional development of other women oncology professionals. 
The Special Awards will be presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting on June 2-6, 2023, in Chicago, IL. 

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