ASCO Welcomes Inaugural Class of Education Scholars

Jun 06, 2018

As ASCO continues in its mission to offer high-quality, relevant, and effective educational materials to its members, the Society welcomes its first class of Education Scholars. These volunteers are committed to education and will spend the next year gaining the expertise and leadership skills to enhance ASCO’s learning portfolio as well as medical education overall.

The new Education Scholars Program will consist of four multiday sessions at ASCO headquarters in Alexandria, VA, dedicated to the study of learning science and leadership training. Participants will gain an understanding of cognitive science and adult learning theory and apply this knowledge to an ASCO learning activity, with the intent to integrate the activity into ASCO’s education portfolio.

After the conclusion of the yearlong program, Education Scholars will serve on ASCO education-focused committees or planning groups to further integrate learning science into ASCO’s programs.  These individuals will leave the program with the knowledge and leadership experience needed to advance medical education within ASCO, at their institutions, and in the broader medical community.

ASCO is pleased to welcome participants for the inaugural year of the Education Scholars Program.

Maria Baggstrom, MD  
Washington University in Saint Louis

Nishin Bhadkamkar, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jeremy Cetnar, MD, MS
Oregon Health & Science University

Julia Close, MD
University of Florida Shands Cancer Center

Meredith Giuliani, MBBS, FRCPC, MEd  
Princess Margaret Hospital

Simon Hughes, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, MD
Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Trust, United Kingdom

Annie Im, MD   
University of Pittsburgh

Issam Makhoul, MD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Adriana Malone, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Kristen Marrone, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Eric Roeland, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Jennifer Tseng, MD
The University of Chicago

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