From Latin America Are Encouraged to Apply!
program is designed to provide continuing medical education, assist in career
development, and help establish strong relationships with leading ASCO members
who serve as scientific mentors to each recipient.
provides early-career oncologists from low- and middle-income countries the
opportunity to continue their medical education by:
- Attending the ASCO Annual Meeting
paired with a mentor from the United States or Canada
additional time at their mentor's cancer center
from a three year complimentary ASCO membership
Open: October 1,
Completed Applications Due: January 7, 2015
considered for the IDEA, eligible applicants with less than 10 years of
experience in the field of oncology must complete an application that includes
a 250-word essay, a letter of recommendation, and a CV. Strongest consideration
will be given to candidates who have submitted an abstract for the 2015 ASCO
Only online applications will be accepted. All
application materials must be submitted in English. Complete details about the
application and selection process, award terms, and eligibility requirements are
available at www.conquercancerfoundation.org/IDEA.
IDEA applications are due January 7, 2015.
Questions? Feel free to contact the ASCO International Affairs Department at
+1-571-483-1501 or via e-mail at IDEA@asco.org.
the IDEA program, IDEA in Palliative Care is designed to provide support to
early-career oncologists from low- and middle-income countries who are
interested in palliative medicine.
*Applications for the 2015
IDEA-PC are expected to open later this month.