Career

Whether you're a trainee or seasoned oncology professional, there are always new developments in the field to keep you on your toes. ASCO Connection has interviews and articles by industry professionals that can help you find a new job in the field, apply for funding, and achieve your career goals.

Apr 28, 2020
Based on his recent personal experience going through a hematology/oncology fellowship match season, Dr. Aakash Desai offers some advice for a good fellowship application season.
Apr 27, 2020
Dr. Cecilia Monge Bonilla shares a bit about her life as an assistant research physician at the National Cancer Institute. What shaped her journey into the world of oncology?  
Mar 05, 2020
Many of your potential patients, collaborators, and leaders in the field are on social media, explains Dr. Narjust Duma, so you can easily reach them through these platforms and build your online reputation. 
Mar 05, 2020
Getting the most of our your ASCO Annual Meeting starts with planning ahead, says Dr. Ana I. Velázquez Mañana.
Jan 10, 2020
Dr. Patrick J. Loehrer, director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and associate dean for cancer research at Indiana University, would like to say that his career path picked him.
Jan 10, 2020
Dr. Inas Abuali gives a few tips on how to break up with your mentor, without burning a professional bridge.
Jan 10, 2020
Health care professionals, particularly physicians, have a complex relationship with error, writes Dr. Sharon F. McGee. “Do no harm” is a noble mantra that can set us up for a failure that we can find hard to accept.
Nov 07, 2019
Dr. Nishin Bhadkamkar describes a day in the life of a training program director and the value of a career path that isn't master-planned.
Nov 07, 2019
There is one challenge that each of us faces as we conclude our training, one for which we are given no formal instruction: negotiating a contract. Dr. Jennifer Leigh McQuade and Dr. Graham T. Watson offer practical advice for academic medicine and community practice jobs.
Sep 19, 2019
Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD, FASCO, is the Helen B. Slonaker Endowed Professor for Cancer Research. 

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