Resources for Fellows
ASCO is dedicated to the education of the next generation of oncologists, and supports those efforts by offering a number of programs designed specifically for oncology fellows. Featured resources include Education Essentials for Oncology Fellows (EEOF) and the Medical Oncology In-Training Exam. In addition to receiving free ASCO membership, fellows have access to the Journal of Clinical Oncology's Career Center and to multiple networking conduits, including the Trainee & Early-Career Oncologist Lounge at the ASCO Annual Meeting and the Fellows Listserv.
ASCO Membership and Welcome Kit
ASCO membership is free for fellows. Member benefits include discounted registration fees for Annual Meeting and Symposia, access to online research tools, and free online access to the Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP). View the benefits ASCO has to offer and the training program welcome kit here.
Valuable learning resources are available on ASCO University. Fellows must be ASCO members to access these resources.
- ASCO University Tumor Boards are evidence-based, multispecialty monthly presentation that explore issues through the context of a patient case.
- ASCO University Exam Preparation provides fellows with self-assessment courses designed to help those preparing for oncology exams.
Annual Meeting Sessions
Receive advice on career advancement, sign up to participate in mock job interviews for practice and feedback, and participate in small-group discussions at the Trainee and Early-Career Oncology Lounge at ASCO’s Annual Meeting. Find past sessions of relevance to Oncology fellows below.
2017 Annual Meeting
2016 Annual Meeting
2015 Annual Meeting
- On the Shoulders of Giants: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia-Evolution of Targeted and Immunotherapy
- 2015 Grant Writing Workshop
2014 Annual Meeting
- Why I Love the Career I Chose
- On the Shoulders of Giants: Prostate Cancer Therapy – How We Got Here and Where We Are Going
- 2014 Grant Writing Workshop
Please note: access to ASCO University and session slides require ASCO membership.
The Trainee and Early Career Oncologist page of ASCO Connection features relevant blog posts and a discussion area for trainees.
FDA-ASCO Hematology and Oncology Fellows’ Day Workshop
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) partner to offer a workshop for hematology oncology and medical oncology fellows. The workshop provides an introduction to the FDA and coveres clinical trial design, oncology drug regulation, and disease-specific topics. Workshops are held bi-annually in February and September. Please email Georgia Corran with any questions about the workshop.
Other ASCO Resources
The Conquer Cancer Foundation works to overcome cancer by funding breakthrough research and sharing cutting-edge knowledge with patients and physicians worldwide. Learn more about CCF’s numerous funding and grant opportunities for researchers at all stages of their careers.
The ASCO Membership Directory is your go-to tool for finding and interacting with other ASCO members. Designed to keep you in touch with like-minded colleagues, the Membership Directory app enables you to build your professional network, connect with colleagues at meetings and easily provide other ASCO members’ information to patients seeking a referral. Using the app, members can search by name, organization, specialty and/or certification.
With new treatments coming out seemingly daily and limited time for learning, it can be hard to stay on top of the latest in oncology. So when you do have the time, you want the resources you utilize to meet your own learning style. The ASCO Personalized Learning Dashboard helps you to sift through all of the information out there and find content recommendations tailored to your media preferences.