Global Oncology Interest Group

ASCO Professional Development Opportunities

  • 1.  ASCO Professional Development Opportunities

    Posted 12-07-2018 10:20

    ASCO supports medical oncology training programs, training program directors and trainees around the world through a variety of programs, many of which are available at no cost. I've included more information below that you can share with medical oncology trainees and training program directors in your country or region who may be interested in joining our community of training programs around the world.

     If you are interested in these opportunities, please e-mail ASCO's Professional Development Staff at so that we can provide more information and include your training program in our global network.  This will also enable us to keep you informed of other opportunities, as they are made available.

    •  Free Trainee Membership! Membership in ASCO is FREE for trainees, so please encourage your trainees to join at  
    •  Program Directors' Monthly: This monthly newsletter keeps you informed of new ASCO programs and resources for Program Directors. 
    •  Quarterly Connections: 1-hour video conference calls that occur once a quarter and provide a time for Program Directors to share best practices, discuss hot topics and offer an open forum for questions.
    •  Program Directors' Online Community Platform: Online community platform on myConnection that provides members with the opportunity to connect, collaborate, participate in discussions, share resources with peers, and build meaningful connections.
    •  ASCO ESMO Global Curriculum (GC): A set of recommendations developed by ASCO and ESMO for the training of medical oncologists. The Global Curriculum has been adopted by countries around the world as a benchmark for the training of medical oncologists.  Download here.

    Additionally, two of our most popular resources are the ASCO Medical Oncology In-Training Exam and the ASCO University Educational Essentials for Oncology Fellows.

    Once again, to subscribe to any of the above resources, please e-mail ASCO's Professional Development Staff at  Please let us know if you have any questions.

    Sarah Bachmann
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Alexandria, VA