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Diversity and Inclusion: Leadership Imperatives in Radiation Oncology

CME : 1.5
Start Date :  Dec 12 - 2017 End Date :  Dec 11 - 2020

Organized by :   American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Specialities :   Radiation Oncology

Conference Summary

Diversity and Inclusion: Leadership Imperatives in Radiation Oncology is organized by American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). 

Start Date: Dec 12, 2017
Expire Date: Dec 11, 2020

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Course Description:
The session will be broken up into three main parts and speakers: 1) The State of Diversity, Inclusion and Representation in Radiation Oncology: History, Trends and where we are today: how we got to where we are; history, trends, influencers and drivers; 2) Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion: Leadership Lessons from outside of Radiation Oncology including lessons from other enterprises, such as industry, entertainment, technology, education, government, military, other medical specialties; how organizational cultures promote diversity and sustain inclusion; 3) Creating and Leading Successful Diversity Initiatives within Radiation Oncology: Diversity and inclusion as guiding lights for top management in leading medical organizations, such as academic medical centers, medical specialty societies, and large health care organizations: a call to action.

Learning Objectives:
After this session, attendees should be able to:
• Describe trends in historical and current representation in physician workforce diversity in radiation oncology.
• Identify the potential barriers to diversity and inclusion in training, professional development, and career advancement in radiation oncology.
• Determine and implement potential interventions and solutions to diversity and inclusion into departments, training and practice. 

Credit Info

  • CME : 1.5
Speaker (s)
3 Speakers
Target Audience

This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, and radiation dosimetrists.

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