Onsite Networking

Trainee and Early-Career Networking Luncheon

Thursday, January 17: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

The Trainee and Early-Career Networking Luncheon offers attendees an invaluable opportunity to speak with and learn from some of the most respected members of the gastrointestinal cancer care community in an informal setting. As an attendee, you will gain meaningful insight into career paths and development to help you cultivate your own place in the medical community.

Peter Allen, MD
Duke University
Surgical Oncologist

Emily K. Bergsland, MD - Chair
University of California - San Francisco
Medical Oncologist

Marcia Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD
The University of Puerto Rico and MD Anderson Cancer Center

David Cunningham, MD
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton and London Hospital
Medical Oncologist

Bassel F. El-Rayes, MD
Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University
Medical Oncologist

Karyn A. Goodman, MD, MS
University of Colorado
Radiation Oncologist

Michael G. Haddock, MD
Mayo Clinic
Radiation Oncologist

Scott Kopetz, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Medical Oncologist

Philip A. Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP
Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University
Medical Oncologist

Rachna T. Shroff, MD - Chair
The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Medical Oncologist

Networking Luncheon: Careers in Oncology—Expert Advice and Guidance

Friday, January 18: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

During the Expert Advice and Guidance on Important Topics Networking Luncheon, both early-career and established attendees can learn about grant funding, private practice, clinical trial design, navigating industry, career advancement, and careers in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.

Kent M. Adler, MD
California Cancer Care
Establishing, Developing, and Growing a Private Practice

Johanna C. Bendell, MD
Sarah Cannon Research Institute/Tennessee Oncology
Navigating, Leveraging, and Utilizing Industry

George A. Fisher Jr., MD, PhD
Stanford University
Career Advancement, Promotion, Negotiation, and Mentorship

Anne-Renee Hartman, MD
Careers in Pharmaceutical Industry/Biotech

Nipun B. Merchant, MD
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami School of Medicine
Secrets of a Successful Grant: Getting Funded

Rachna T. Shroff, MD
The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Clinical Trial Design: Concept to Accrual

Networking Receptions

  • Thursday, January 17: 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
  • Friday, January 18: 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Attend the evening Poster Session and Networking Reception. Take this time to view posters, chat with poster presenters, and network with colleagues.

Poster Walks

  • Thursday, January 17: 5:45 PM-6:30 PM
  • Friday, January 18: 5:45 PM-6:30 PM
  • Saturday, January 19: 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM

Led by an expert in the field, Poster Walks are interactive, small-group tours of posters deemed novel, scientifically intriguing, or otherwise interesting to the Poster Walk leader. Poster Walk leaders listings are available in the Program. Poster Walks are not ticketed. Please meet at the Poster Assistance Desk to attend a Poster Walk.

Career Opportunities

New this year, browse career opportunities online using the computers at the Internet Station. View open positions through ASCO’s and the cosponsors’ online Career Centers. You can easily browse open positions by location, category, or position title or search by keyword. Questions? Visit the Registration and Customer Service Desk in the Level 1 lobby.

Find a Colleague

Use the Find a Colleague directory in the Attendee Resource Center to search for registered attendees and send a direct, private email to connect while onsite.