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Leadership Development Program

Learn about ASCO’s commitment to develop mid-career oncologists. In this video, former LDP mentors discuss the valuable benefits of this year-long program.

If you are interested in becoming a future leader in both ASCO and the practice of oncology, ASCO’s Leadership Development Program is for you. Participants in this year-long program will learn valuable leadership skills, network with and receive mentorship from ASCO leaders, gain exposure to U.S. government research agencies, and receive first-hand advocacy experience on Capitol Hill.

Is ASCO's Leadership Development Program for you? 

  • Have you completed your final subspecialty training between 2008 and 2013?
  • Are you interested in becoming a future leader in both ASCO and the practice of oncology?

Participants in this year-long program will learn valuable leadership skills and gain exposure to the roles and mission of ASCO. In addition, they will learn about the Society's powerful role in developing the future of cancer care. This program requires a time commitment for travel and training.

Benefits of Participating in the Leadership Development Program

  • Network and receive mentorship from ASCO leadership
  • Gain exposure to U.S. government research agencies
  • Enhance leadership skills through interactive sessions
  • Receive first-hand advocacy experience on Capitol Hill

Applications for the 2018-2019 cycle will open on July 1, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding the Leadership Development Program or application process, please email ASCO Professional Development staff or call 571-483-1397.

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"I value the broad exposure ASCO affords my specialty throughout the oncology world. All of us have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our field and to broadly share our own research."
Clifford Hudis, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO