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About ASTRO

Diversity and Inclusion

In June 2017, the ASTRO Board of Directors approved a new strategic plan that included Diversity and Inclusion to the 5 core values. Since that time, we have added two Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (HEDI) Representative Ex-Officio seats currently filled by Curtiland Deville, MD, from Johns Hopkins Sibley in Washington, DC, and Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and developed a leadership pipeline program.

ASTRO has long had a committee that focuses on diversity, health equity and inclusion initiatives for the organization as well as the field. 

ASTRO Leadership on D&I Diversity, equity and inclusion is a strategic priority for ASTRO leadership. Access important messages and blog posts from leadership and ASTRO statements to stay informed.
Initiatives Many new initiatives have launched as a result of ASTRO’s efforts to increase diversity and inclusion in all levels of the radiation oncology workforce.
ASTRO Members on D&I Special sessions were held at the 2020 Annual Meeting to provide ASTRO members a platform to share their experiences with diversity, health equity and inclusion. 
Diversity and Inclusion in ASTRO's Journals Publications provide timely research on diversity, equity and inclusion in health care.