Speed Mentoring

Join us for Speed Mentoring on October 25, 12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in Hall 2 (near the posters)!

ASTRO has organized a Speed Mentoring event to take place on Tuesday during the Annual Meeting in San Antonio. This event is intended for registrants who want to build networks and gain insights and inspiration from ASTRO leaders. All are invited to participate, and a ticket is not required for admittance.

Mentoring is an effective tool for both career and personal development. At the event, Mentees will have a chance to hear about lessons learned from Mentors and gain specific advice and insights.

Recognized leaders have been invited to host mentoring tables on a wide range of topics. See the full lineup below:

Building a Successful Private Practice

David Beyer, MD, FASTRO 
Medical Director, Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare
Sedona, Arizona

Building Professional Networks 

Anthony Zietman, MD, FASTRO
Interim Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Career Development in Academic Radiation Oncology

Charles Thomas Jr., MD, FASTRO
Professor and Chief, Dartmouth Cancer Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Contract Negotiation

Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, FASTRO
Professor and Deputy Chair, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Incoming Chair of Radiation Oncology, Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Developing a Successful Academic Interdisciplinary Translational Research Program 

John Buatti, MD, FASTRO
Professor and Chair, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 
Iowa City, Iowa

How to be a Leader as You Establish Your Clinical Practice

Krisha Howell, MD
Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center

How to Engage with the NRG

Jeff Michalski, MD, MBA, FASTRO
Vice Chair and Director for Clinical Programs, Washington University
Saint Louis, Missouri

How to Find a Job in Private Practice

Jenna Kahn, MD
Assistant Professor, Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, Oregon

How to Get Involved in ASTRO Advocacy 

Catheryn Yashar, MD, FASTRO
University of California
San Diego

How to Get Involved with ASTRO

Thomas Eichler, MD, FASTRO
VCU Health/Massey Cancer Center
Richmond, Virginia

Maintaining Work-Life Balance

Candice Johnstone, MD, MPH
Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin

Making the Leap from Trainee to Attending

Chelsea Pinnix, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Navigating Bias

Iris Gibbs, MD, FASTRO
Professor and Associate Dean, Stanford Medicine
Stanford, California

Navigating Networking in the Digital Age 

Fumiko Chino, MD
Assistant Attending, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York 

Starting a Family/Parental Leave 

Hina Saeed, MD
Deputy Director, Baptist Health South Florida: Lynn Cancer Institute 
Boca Raton, Florida 

The Triple Mission: Research, Education and Clinical Practice in Academic Radiation Oncology

Ana Kiess, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Women's Career Development in Radiation Oncology

Maria Kelly, MD, FASTRO
Executive Director, VA Central Office
South Amboy, New Jersey

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


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