Diversity and Inclusion: Leadership Imperatives in Radiation Oncology
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.
This activity is available from December 12, 2017, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 11, 2020.
This activity was originally recorded at ASTRO’s 2017 Annual Meeting, September 24-27, 2017 in San Diego, CA.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, and radiation dosimetrists.
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.
- Curtiland Deville, MD is employed at Johns Hopkins University and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
- Johnson Lightfoote, MD, MBA is employed at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
- Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD is employed at Wake Forest Baptist Health and holds a leadership position at American Society of Clinical Oncology.
The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Education and CME/MOC Committees had control over the content of this activity.
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.
- 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 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.
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.
- 1.50 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
ASTRO members must log in to the ASTRO website to view and receive the discounted member rate.
- Nonmember: $105
- Member: $55
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The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 3 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.
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