EDUCATION

SHORT TERM

  • Increase awareness about geriatric oncology 

  • Create a national professional network with communication via e-mail or video conferencing (or both) to share educational materials. 

  • Define core competencies that trainees should possess in geriatric oncology. 

LONG TERM

  • Develop a geriatric oncology curriculum for oncolgists and geriatricians.

  • Incorporate a geriatric oncology curriculum into training (undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing education).  

  • Consider applying for Area of Focused Competence status through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

RESOURCES

COMING SOON...

OPPORTUNITIES

Boston University Medical Center

Boston, MA, USA

University of Rochester Medical Center

Rochester, NY, USA

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA

University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC, USA

University of California

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL, USA

McGill University

Montreal, QC, Canada

Sunnybrook Hospital

University of Toronto

Toronto, ON, Canada

University Health Network

University of Toronto

Toronto, ON, Canada

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