Recommendations for a Global Curriculum in Medical Oncology
The Recommendations for a Global Curriculum in Medical Oncology are a set of common guidelines developed by ASCO and the European Society of Medical Oncology that outline recommended clinical training for physicians to qualify as medical oncologists.
The curriculum’s first edition was published in 2004. Published in 11 languages, many countries use the model for developing the specialty of medical oncology. The first edition has been translated into Bulgarian, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latvian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Chapters included in the curriculum’s 2010 edition were shaped by new advances in managing patients with malignant diseases. The second edition has been translated into Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, and Spanish.
The 2016 edition was expanded and updated by more than 100 contributors, who dedicated their oncologic and didactic expertise. The chapter/section structure also was revised, and each topic is now divided into four categories: Objectives, Awareness, Knowledge, and Skills. This edition is endorsed by 50 national oncology societies.
Global Curriculum for Training in Medical Oncology Log Book
The purpose of the Log Book is to keep a record of oncology trainees’ educational programs and their progress. Supervisors can use this record as a tool to assess trainees’ performance.
Download the 2017 Log Book