Cancer Center Events, Seminars and Initiatives
Seminars and Educational Activities
For greater than 20 years, the Cancer Center has hosted a weekly seminar series as a forum for interactions between UCLA faculty, researchers, physicians, students, and staff to learn about impactful research being performed at UCLA and elsewhere, and to host scientific leaders from other institutions. The Center also organizes journal clubs, tumor board meetings, symposia, retreats, shared resource workshops and other activities.
For a listing of all scheduled Cancer Center events and activities, please visit our Events Calendar.
Women in Oncology Initiative
Launched in fall 2018 the Women in Oncology Initiative is a program that seeks to bring together female oncology leaders from across Los Angeles and neighboring counties. Participants are from the UCLA Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, City of Hope, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center, and community oncology practices. Together they work to develop programs and provide opportunities to professionally advance women at all stages in their careers. For information on the Initiative, contact Allison Muff via email.
Clinical Research Unit Training Programs
The Cancer Center’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU) provides training programs for faculty clinical researchers, allied health professionals, clinical research coordinators, regulatory coordinators, and others involved in the performance of cancer clinical research. Organized by the CRU’s Coordination Services & Education unit are programs including the New PI/Sub-I Training Program, Clinical Research Coordinator On-Boarding Program, Clinical Investigator On-Boarding Program, Clinical Research Coordinator Certification Program, Clinical Research Coordinator Council, Clinical Research Coordinator Forum, and Clinical Research Best Practices Program.
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