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.

Feb 23, 2016
Everything was new: new city, new hospital, new business card that proudly displayed the word “Fellow,” and of course, new people. There’s a lot to take in when you transition from residency to fellowship.
Dec 15, 2015
James Randolph “Randy” Hillard, MD, speaks with the ASCO Connection about his personal experience with cancer, and why, as a psychiatrist, he joined ASCO as an Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist member.
Oct 27, 2015
Everett Dodson is a Community Health Educator in the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research at the Georgetown/Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a position he has held for 8 years.
Oct 27, 2015
When you want to use your online time to connect specifically with ASCO members and other people active in the oncology world, ASCOconnection.org is ideally suited to help you expand your professional network. We offer myriad user-friendly ways to connect.
Oct 27, 2015
Performance evaluations and feedback sessions are an opportunity to acknowledge strengths, reinforce the rewards of hard work, and encourage clinical excellence, while concurrently offering suggestions for improvement.
Jul 27, 2015
Gregg E. Franklin, MD, PhD, is the Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at the New Mexico Cancer Center, a position he has held since 2011.
Jul 27, 2015
This summer, ASCO’s Medical Student Taskforce will embark on an ambitious effort to establish and support a nationwide network of ASCO-Sponsored Cancer Interest Groups (CIGs).
Jul 27, 2015
Drawing upon the experience and support of palliative care consultants can be a great way to bring their expertise to bear on a difficult clinical situation.
Jun 05, 2015
Dr. Adaugo Amobi and Dr. Larissa Nekhlyudov summarize their review of currently available smartphone applications in oncology, with the goal of enabling clinicians and patients to gain a better understanding of how various applications may be utilized in clinical practice.
Apr 28, 2015
Effective communication skills can reduce time-consuming follow-up phone calls, lengthy emails, or in-person meetings to clarify intent. Conveying the right message through the right medium keeps a doctor from harming professional relationships that could prevent career advancement.

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