Education Scholars Program
ASCO is seeking volunteers with a commitment to education who want the expertise and leadership skills to enhance the ASCO learning portfolio as well as medical education overall.
Participants in the selective yearlong program will:
- Join a community of education scholars,
- Undergo learning science training,
- Design an ASCO education activity based on learning theory and learning science,
- Become medical education leaders, and
- Undertake leadership training by our LDP leadership coach.
- Understand cognitive science and adult learning theory and apply it to an ASCO learning activity (with the intent to integrate the activity into ASCO’s education portfolio);
- Engage in leadership development activities with an executive leadership coach;
- Develop expertise in the design of education activities;
- Advance medical education within ASCO, their institution and the medical community as a whole; and
- Serve on an ASCO focused education committee or planning group to lead the integration of learning science into additional programs/activities after completion of the Education Scholars Program.
If you have any questions regarding the Education Scholars Program or application process, please email ASCO Professional Development staff.
The application period for the 2020-2021 ASCO Education Scholars Program is now closed. Applications for the 2021-2022 class will open on July 1, 2020.
2019 Supporters This list reflects commitments as of January 7, 2019.
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