Clinical Implementation Core

CORE MISSION

  • The Core will support clinical healthcare professionals interested in integrating aging principles into cancer clinical care in efforts to develop Geriatric Oncology practices, and thus promote the growth of a global coordinated geriatric  oncology clinical network that would foster collaborations around implementation of clinical practices, quality improvement, and research

CORE FUNCTION

  • Lays the foundation for a collaborative network of clinical geriatric oncology centers with the goal of synchronizing clinical practices and establishing a cooperative database that serves to advance cancer and aging research.
  • Serves as a hub of clinical healthcare professionals with expertise in Geriatric Oncology models of care.
  • Facilitates the implementation of geriatric oncology evidence-based principles.
  • Provides guidance for the development of geriatric oncology clinical practices and programs.
  • Assists with strategic planning and development of business models supporting the clinical implementation of geriatric oncology services.
  • Supports clinical healthcare professionals and promotes their development as geriatric oncology leaders within their respective institutions.
  • Advocates for the integration  of geriatric oncology into standards of daily care.
  • Commits to a patient-centered and culturally sensitive vision as the foundation of clinical geriatric oncology practices development.

CORE MEMBERS


Rawad Elias, MD

Rawad Elias, MD
Junior Faculty Lead
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Ashley Rosko, MD

Christopher Steer, MBBS, FRACP

Leana Chien, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC

Andrew Artz, MD

Selina Chow, MD

Elana Plotkin, CMP-HC

Lewis Mustian, Patient Advocate Board: SCOREboard Member

CORE PUBLICATION

  • Rosko AE, Steer C, Chien LC, Zittel J, Artz A, Chow S, Plotkin E, Dale W, Elias R, Chapman AE. The Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG) infrastructure: The clinical implementation core. J Geriatr Oncol. 2021. Link 

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