This award was created in honor of Joseph V. Simone, MD, FASCO, to recognize an extraordinary individual who has made multiple, significant, and enduring contributions to the quality and safety of cancer care.
Dr. Simone is a visionary leader who contributed to the development of curative treatments for childhood leukemia and lymphoma, and was instrumental in the creation of ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®), among other career accomplishments.
Watch Dr. Simone discuss safety and quality in cancer care.
The award consists of an honorarium, a commemorative plaque, and complimentary registration and travel support to the recipient to attend the ASCO Quality Care Symposium. The recipient also delivers a lecture at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium.
- Must be an ASCO member
- Made multiple, significant, and enduring contributions to the quality and safety of cancer care
- Demonstrated involvement with and contributions to innovative care models
- Held leadership positions, within ASCO and elsewhere
- An accomplished lecturer
The recipient is selected by the ASCO Quality Care Symposium Planning Committee, with input from ASCO Quality of Care Committee.
Please send all inquiries about this award to Special Awards.