These sessions allow those affected by cancer and experts in the field of treating cancer to reflect on their experiences through the art of storytelling. Attendees will listen to interesting and compelling stories that are not traditionally covered. The program will include stories that touch on policy, engagement, adverse experiences, triumph, and diversity and inclusion. All stories contribute to a better means of understanding and treating patients to providing resident education for the next generation.

Live In-person Storytelling Sessions

Date and Time Presentation Speaker(s)
Monday, October 25
5:15 a.m. - 6:15 a.m.
Parental Leave: Navigating the Pressures of Starting a Family and Radiation Oncology Practice and/or Training Krisha Howell MD
Gita Suneja, MD, MS
Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil
Shauna Campbell, DO
Kenneth Olivier, MD
Jean Moran, PhD
Wednesday, October 27
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Promoting Women and Underrepresented Minorities as Essential Leaders of Research Parul Barry, MD
Uzoma Kevin Iheagwara, MD, PhD
Christina Chapman, MD
Shilpen Patel, MD
Sue Yom, MD, PhD
Karyn Goodman, MD, MS
Alexandra Diaz, MD, MS

Digital XP Storytelling Sessions

Date and Time Presentation Speaker(s)
Sunday, October 24
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Resilience and Self-Care:  From Peer to Peer to Virtual Reality Sarah Hoffe, MD
Robert Delaney
Sunday, October 24
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Beneath the Treatment Mask: The Mess that Mortality Makes of the Mind Valerie Powell
Tuesday, October 26
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
What Happens When Physicists Get Involved In Direct Patient Care? Derek Brown, PhD
Todd Atwood, PhD

Wednesday October 27       1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Endpoints-PRO That Matters to Patients Benjamin Movsas, MD
Ahmad Mattour, MD
Steven Chang, MD
Cynthia Ulreich, NP

American Society for Radiation Oncology
251 18th Street South, 8th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
Telephone: 703-502-1550


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