Apr 13, 2018
In the latest addition to ASCO Connection's series on career paths in oncology, Yvonne G. Lin, MD, MS, discusses her career choices, typical work day, and favorite parts of working as a gynecological oncologist and medical director in product development.
Feb 26, 2018
In the second article in a series about oncology's career paths, the ASCO Connection interviews Tatiana M. Prowell, MD, who has held a hybrid government/academic appointment since 2006.
Jan 12, 2018
ASCO supports medical oncology training programs, training program directors, and trainees around the world through a variety of programs, many of which are available at no cost.
Dec 21, 2017
As I set out to explore burnout and the concept of team wellness, I knew that my own thoughts would influence how I had conversations with the various practices. What surprised me was the level of thoughtfulness and depth with which people have considered team wellness.
Dec 20, 2017
In the first article in a new series about the numerous and varied career paths in oncology, the ASCO Connection interviews Graham T. Watson, MD, a medical oncologist and hematologist at Virginia Oncology Associates.
Aug 31, 2017
Being a hematology/oncology fellow is a significant time commitment, but a number of programs do offer the option to pursue a graduate degree during fellowship. For fellows who wish to venture on this path, there are a few key questions to ask yourself before committing.
Jul 07, 2017
Letting negative feelings fester and lead to burnout has a deleterious impact on the professional and personal lives of oncologists, so it's important to address the signs and symptoms of burnout as soon as possible, before they derail you from your professional goals.
May 30, 2017
The savvy professional is always building their network, because you never know where the next opportunity may arise.
May 04, 2017
Presentations provide opportunities, especially for physicians-in-training, to polish your communication skills—which can translate into effective patient interactions, acing your job interviews, and achieving your academic goals.
Mar 02, 2017
Oncology, more than other specialties, is well known for affecting patients from all walks of life. This places the medical provider in a unique role to provide care for patients from various backgrounds, but the racial disparity in the oncology workforce has room for improvement.