ACRO 2017 Call for Abstracts Deadline to submit: November 3, 2016

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ACRO 2017 is the one meeting dedicated to radiation oncologists, where you can learn the latest research in the field while networking with its brightest minds. In addition to major sessions on the latest clinical information for a number of disease sites, the program includes the Dr. Luther Brady Lecture, a Resident Symposium and Workshop, … Continue reading “ACRO 2017 Call for Abstracts Deadline to submit: November 3, 2016”

ACRO September Legislative Update

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ACRO’s September Legislative Update There have been a number of updates on Capitol Hill this past month, including a white paper on clinical episode payment models. Read more here. Print

Congratulations to Benjamin Lok, MD on being selected for this year’s ACRO Resident Seed Grant

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Benjamin Lok, MD of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has been awarded one of this year’s ACRO Resident Seed Grants for his project titled “Utilizing a [18F]PARPi PET radiotracer as a real-time in vivo pharmacodynamic biomarker of an orally administered PARP inhibitor”. Each year, ACRO provides two $1,000 scholarships to help fund resident research and … Continue reading “Congratulations to Benjamin Lok, MD on being selected for this year’s ACRO Resident Seed Grant”

Congratulations to Sophia Kamran, MD on being selected for this year’s ACRO Resident Seed Grant

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Sophia Kamran, MD of Harvard University has been awarded one of this year’s ACRO Resident Seed Grants for her project titled “Use of PET/CT-based radiomic features for clinical outcome prediction in patients with Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer”. Each year, ACRO provides two $1,000 scholarships to help fund resident research and allow for them to … Continue reading “Congratulations to Sophia Kamran, MD on being selected for this year’s ACRO Resident Seed Grant”

ACRO’s 2017 Kukuna-o-ka-la Radiation Oncology Conference in Hawaii!

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ACRO will be holding its 2017 Hawaii Meeting January 31-February 3, 2017, at the Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort & Spa. Come enjoy a slice of paradise as you obtain credits to stay up to date on the latest advances in the field of radiation oncology. Registration rates are now $495 for ACRO members and $595 … Continue reading “ACRO’s 2017 Kukuna-o-ka-la Radiation Oncology Conference in Hawaii!”

ACRO Comments on VHA Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Proposed Rule

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On July 22, 2016, ACRO joined a host of other associations in a letter to the Under Secretary for Health opposing the Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Proposed Rule, which if finalized, would permit all VHA-employed APRNs to practice without the clinical supervision of physicians and without regard to state law. ACRO strongly opposes the Proposed rule … Continue reading “ACRO Comments on VHA Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Proposed Rule”

Introducing ACRO on Linkedin

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ACRO has launched a page on LinkedIn! Stay up to date with all the latest industry news, annual meeting updates, and more while keeping in touch with your professional networks. Visit us here. Print

ACRO Resident Webinar August 4, 2016| Ins and Outs of Negotiating a Private Practice Job

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Title: Ins and Outs of Negotiating a Private Practice Job   Description: Dr. Paul E. Wallner, Senior Vice President of 21st Century Oncology, Inc., will discuss initiating the job search and important considerations; contract issues and negotiation; transition from employee to partner status; and various employment models. This webinar will allow active participation with a question and … Continue reading “ACRO Resident Webinar August 4, 2016| Ins and Outs of Negotiating a Private Practice Job”

ACRO Resident Webinar July 25, 2016| Applying to Radiation Oncology: A Program Director’s Perspective

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Title: Applying to Radiation Oncology: A Program Director’s Perspective Description: The ACRO Resident Committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Neha Vapiwala, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Radiation Oncology, Advisory Dean for the Perelman School of Medicine, and current President of ADROP. Dr. Vapiwala will be … Continue reading “ACRO Resident Webinar July 25, 2016| Applying to Radiation Oncology: A Program Director’s Perspective”