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SNO Webinar - Diversity in Clinical Cancer Care: Does it matter?

February 12, 2021, 3:00-5:00 pm EST

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The Women and Diversity Committee (WDC) of the Society for Neuro-Oncology is pleased to announce their next webinar on "Diversity in Clinical Cancer Care: Does it matter?". 

Dr. Ugoma Chukwueke, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Neurology (WDC Co-Chair)
Dr. Shawn Hervey-Jumper, University of California San Francisco, Neurosurgeon (WDC Co-Chair)
Dr. Sadhana Jackson, National Cancer Institute, Pediatric Oncology Branch, Neuro-Oncologist

Dr. Lori Pierce, President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Vice Provost for Academic Faculty Affairs
Dr. Charles Thomas, Chair, Radiation Medicine OHSU, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology Deputy Editor
Alicia Garza, Civil Rights Activist, Writer, Patient advocate
Dr. Alyx Porter, Mayo Clinic, NeuroOncologist (WDC Co-Chair), Moderator

Learning Objectives
Understand the current state of diversity and inclusion among SNO members.
Explore strategies to improve the landscape of inclusion in clinical cancer research and clinical care.
Recognize patient and caregiver perspectives of the role for diversity in clinical cancer care.

Meeting organizers
Ugoma Chukwueke (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), Macarena de la Fuente (Miami University), Na Tosha Gatson (Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center), Shawn Hervey-Jumper (University of California San Francisco), Sadhana Jackson (National Cancer Institute), Katherine Peters (Duke University), Alyx Porter (Mayo Clinic)

About the SNO Women and Diversity Committee
The Women and Diversity Committee (WDC)’s primary mission is to support women and minority clinicians, investigators, and trainees through education, mentorship, and the collection of resources and metrics. Learn more  about WDC’s working groups and funding opportunities. 

We hope you can participate in this upcoming webinar. If you have ideas or topics you would like for SNO to consider for future webinars, please email Shelley Pressley,  or complete the online form .