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Posts by Topic: Leadership

November 4, 2020
SROA 2020 Highlights: How You Can Advance Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence in Radiation Oncology (Part 1)

Dr. Malika Siker, a radiation oncologist with the Medical College of Wisconsin, spoke about ways to advance equity, diversity and inclusiveness in radiation oncology. She concluded her talk by discussing what steps individuals can take to effect change.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Diversity, Leadership, conference 2020
November 3, 2020
SROA2020 Highlights: Driving a Culture of Innovation

On Friday, October 30, Mark Coticchia, vice president for Innovation at Baptist Health South Florida, presented on driving a culture of innovation. He described innovation as the intentional process of developing a new product or service to address a need held by many. It’s a structured form of problem solving that is need-based and multidisciplinary.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership, Technology
November 2, 2020
#SROA2020 Highlights: Managing Projects in Radiation Oncology

On Thursday, October 29, Donna Royster, radiation oncology administrator with Atrium Health, presented practical tips on how to incorporate project management (PM) principles in radiation oncology. She also discussed why health care needs a more formal approach to project management.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership
October 29, 2020
#SROA2020 Highlights: Radiation Therapist Burnout

On Tuesday, October 27, Cassandra Worley, radiation therapy supervisor at The Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, gave a workshop on the potential hazards of burnout amongst radiation therapists.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership, Staffing
October 28, 2020
#SROA2020 Highlights: Improving the Patient Experience

SROA President Brenda Marie Palo welcomed participants to the society’s 37th annual and first Virtual Annual Meeting on Monday, October 26. She introduced John Cashion, this year’s keynote speaker.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership, Staffing
October 14, 2020
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2020 marks the 35th anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every October for the past 35 years, charities in October raise money to support breast cancer research and to support patients and survivors. The pink ribbon has become an internationally recognized symbol.

By Tammy McCausland
September 30, 2020
SROA'S Emerging Professional-at-Large –– Tina Berry

Tina Berry is SROA’s new emerging professional-at-large. She participated in a Q&A to talk about her new role.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership
September 23, 2020
Cybersecurity Risks from Increased use of Telehealth

Alex Wirth joins SROA Soundboard, SROA's podcast for radiation oncology administrators to discuss cybersecurity risks that exist with the increased use of telehealth during the pandemic.

By Mel Kauffman
Tags: Leadership, Technology
September 2, 2020
SROA's Newest Member-at-Large - Mike Grindstaff

Mike Grindstaff, director, Radiation Oncology at TriHealth Cancer Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, is SROA’s new member-at-large. He participated in a Q&A to talk about his new role.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership, Mentoring
August 19, 2020
SROA's New President-Elect

SROA’s New President-Elect

Aaron Brammer, administrator at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta, GA, is SROA’s new president-elect. He participated in a Q&A to talk about his new role.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership