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Women's History Month
March 31, 2021
Posted by: Melissa Castan

Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize the vital role of women in American history.

SROA’s Connect community offers members a platform to ask each other questions, share ideas, or, as the website says, “connect and collaborate.” We asked our Community members what women inspire them in honor of Women’s History Month. Here is a sampling of some of the responses we received.

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The Value of Onboarding
March 17, 2021
Posted by: Tammy McCausland

The Value of Onboarding

As administrators, we cannot underestimate the value and impact of a comprehensive onboarding program. Onboarding is the first opportunity for new hires to get a true sense of our organization’s culture.

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How to Lead a Meeting Effectively
March 3, 2021
Posted by: Skot Waldron

How to Lead a Meeting Effectively

People want to feel valued, heard, and understood in every environment. So, how do you know which team members want to be led in which way? First, seek to understand yourself, then seek to understand others. The way you communicate will lead to building or destroying your workplace culture.

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A New Cancer Survivorship Clinic
February 17, 2021
Posted by: Tammy McCausland

A New Cancer Survivorship Clinic

Given the growing number of survivors––22.1 million survivors of cancer by 2030 according to American Cancer Society estimates––specific services will be needed to deal with long-term side effects and tools to help them maintain their quality of life.

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Diversity Matters Revisited –– Overcoming Adversity in Radiation Oncology
January 6, 2021
Posted by: Tammy McCausland

Diversity Matters Revisited –– Overcoming Adversity in Radiation Oncology

This blog post sources its content from “Diversity Matters Revisited,” an article published in November 2020 in SROA’s quarterly news publication, Radiation Oncology News for Administrators.

 

 

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2020 in Review: A Remarkable Year
December 23, 2020
Posted by: Tammy McCausland

2020 in Review: A Remarkable Year

A year ago, we anticipated a new decade and all its promise. At the end of 2019, there were hints that 2020 would be extraordinary though, not in the way we expected. The news of novel coronavirus cases in Wuhan, China, foreshadowed the pandemic that swept across the globe this year, but it wasn’t until early March that we had full awareness of the havoc COVID-19 would wreak.

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How Speed Mentoring in Radiation Oncology Fostered A Long-Term Professional and Personal Friendship
December 16, 2020
Posted by: Mel Kauffman

How Speed Mentoring in Radiation Oncology Fostered A Long-Term Professional and Personal Friendship

The SROA Mentor Match program is a fantastic way to engage with peers. The program offers members unique networking and career development tools that help you connect, share experiences and get advice on specific problems. And since the program is virtual, you can connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime!

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Diversity Matters Revisited: Opportunities for Change in Radiation Oncology
December 9, 2020
Posted by: Tammy McCausland

Diversity Matters Revisited: Opportunities for Change in Radiation Oncology

This blog post sources its content from “Diversity Matters Revisited,” an article published in November 2020 in SROA’s quarterly news publication, Radiation Oncology News for Administrators.

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Will AI and Machine Learning Revolutionize Radiation Oncology?
December 2, 2020
Posted by: Mel Kauffman

Will AI and Machine Learning Revolutionize Radiation Oncology?

In October 2020, the Mayo Clinic and Google Health announced a joint initiative that focuses on applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) to radiation therapy planning and medical imaging.  Experts from the  Mayo Clinic and Google Health will apply AI to medical imaging.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November 25, 2020
Posted by: Tammy McCausland

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

It’s been said that cancer impacts us all, either directly or indirectly through someone we know. Until earlier this year, I mainly knew of cancer indirectly. My uncle was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer just as the pandemic hit.

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