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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR STUDY OF LUNG CANCER (IASLC)
IASLC ACADEMY PROGRAM - WCLC 2017 AND WCLC 2018

SELECTION POLICY
1. Program Goals

This new programs aims to:

  1. Educate a new class of “rising star” thoracic specialists
  2. Promote a multidisciplinary management of thoracic diseases
  3. Increase career success for junior specialists
  4. Publicize and increase the educational role of the IASLC
2. Potential Applicants

Applicants for the IASLC Academy program must:

  1. Be a graduate from an accredited medical school
  2. Have working experience as a medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, pneumologist, thoracic surgeon, pathologist or radiologist.
  3. Document completion of an appropriate residency program (ACGME-accredited residency or equivalent) for no longer than five years (excluding period of mandatory military duties)
  4. Possess the appropriate documentation to travel internationally
  5. Be an IASLC member or apply for membership
3. Required Documents

All applicants must provide the following no later than July 15, 2017:

  1. Two letters of recommendation from his/her mentor
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Personal statement
  4. Additional Information 
  5. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed
  6. Curriculum Vitae should include details on:
    1. Current and past working history
    2. Description of any research experience (internships, jobs, volunteer work, etc.)
    3. Attendance and presentations at regional, national and international scientific and professional meetings (workshops, symposia, annual conferences, etc.)
    4. Publications (including abstracts, original articles, reviews, etc.)
    5. Any other related activity the candidate considers supportive of the application
    6. Personal statement – one-page long essay explaining why the applicant is applying for this program and how the applicant expects the program will increase his/her motivation and expertise toward pursuing/continuing a career in lung cancer research.

Selections will be made by members of the IASLC Education Committee. A full list of selected applicants will be announced by September 15, 2017. A total of 20 applicants will be chosen, including seven from Asia/Africa, seven from Europe/North America/Australia and six from Latin America. Those selected will receive full registration, travel and accommodation covered by the IASLC for the IASLC 2017 and 2018 World Conferences on Lung Cancer.