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JSMO/ASCO Young Oncologist Workshop 2020 (Tokyo: February 14–15, 2020)

【Learning objectives】

As part of educational activities designed to assist members in becoming board-certified medical oncologists, JSMO, in collaboration with ASCO, is launching a new educational workshop for the next generation of leaders in clinical research.

 The main learning objectives are:  
  • To llearn about state-of-the-art clinical studies on cancer medicine, particularly topics and methodologies for research projects regarding immuno-oncology and/or individualized/precision medicine
  • To brush up on research protocols for immuno-oncology and/or precision medicine that participants are planning
  • To enhance English presentation skills to meet world standards

e protocol concepts submitted as part of the application for the workshop, and the eight participants will have a chance to orally present their concepts and obtain feedback from faculty members and other participants. The other participants will also be able to present their concepts as short presentation. Five faculty members from ASCO and two from JSMO will be invited to the workshop. Several facilitators from JSMO will support the participants.

We urge you to not miss out on this unprecedented opportunity and look forward to receiving your application.

Download the preliminary program

Title: JSMO/ASCO Young Oncologist Workshop 2020 (YOW)
Date: February 14–15, 2020
*Reception will held at 2/13 evening.
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Venue: Tohoku University Liaison Office(Tokyo)
Sapia Tower 10F, 1-7-12, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Attendees: 30 people (Limited to JSMO members. Eight selected attendees will present their own papers, which will be reviewed, discussed and criticized by faculty members and other attendees.)
Attendance fee: \20,000
Co-Chairs: Yuichi Ando (Chair, Educational Committee,Nagoya University)
Atsushi Ohtsu(Chair, International Affairs Committee,National Cancer Center Hospital East) Faculty:
James Ford(Co-chair,ASCO, Stanford University Medical Center)
Ryan B. Corcoran(ASCO,Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital (Primary))
Lillian Siu(ASCO,Princess Margaret - University Health Network )
Pasi Janne(ASCO,Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)
Mia Levy(ASCO,Rush University Cancer Center)
Kohei Shitara(JSMO,National Cancer Center Hospital East)

【Who can apply】
- JSMO members who are Japanese and aged 39 or younger as of February 15, 2020
- Those who can communicate in English (all sessions will be conducted in English)

【How to apply】
Please follow the steps below.
Step 1:Application via Online form(the address information provided via the online will be used as the contact address)
Step 2:Download each of the forms below, fill them in, and return them by email (send to: )1) CV
2) Motivation sheet
3) Research Plan (concept sheet):
Note: Your concept will be evaluated by selection committee members.
* Any personal information you provide will be kept secure and will not be used for any purpose other than YOW.

【Application period】
September 1–October 1, 2019, 9:00 AM (JST)

【Result Notification】
Around the early November 2019
The eight highest-scoring participants will be asked to make an oral presentation on his/her proposed protocol concepts. The other participants able to present their concepts as short presentation.

【Contact us】
Shiba Park Building 6F
2-1-15, Hamamatsu-cho, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0013 JAPAN