Diversity and Inclusion: Leadership Imperatives in Radiation Oncology

ASTRO's 59th Annual Meeting
Date: September 26, 2017
Time: 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
 
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.

Target Audience

This continuing medical education activity is designed to meet the interests of radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, oncologists working in related specialties, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, radiation oncology administrators, diagnostic radiologists and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 SA-CME

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Live activity 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.

    This activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program. Participation in this course in combination with the successful completion of the corresponding assessment and course evaluation adheres to the guidelines established by the ABR for 1.50 self-assessment credits.

Course opens: 
09/26/2017
Course expires: 
09/26/2017
Cost:
$0.00
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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education to physicians.

ASTRO is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology to provide SA-CME as part of Part II Maintenance of Certification. 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 SA-CME

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Live activity 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.

    This activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program. Participation in this course in combination with the successful completion of the corresponding assessment and course evaluation adheres to the guidelines established by the ABR for 1.50 self-assessment credits.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/26/2017
Course expires: 
09/26/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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