The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 26 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow (FASTRO) designation. The 2019 class of Fellows will be recognized in September during ASTRO’s 61st Annual Meeting in Chicago.
The ASTRO Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of radiation oncology and to the society through research, education, patient care and service to the field. Since its inception in 2006, the FASTRO designation has been awarded to just 353 of ASTRO’s more than 10,000 members worldwide.
“On behalf of ASTRO, I commend these 26 outstanding physicians and scientists for their collective and far-reaching contributions to our specialty, as well as for each individual's work to advance cancer research, education and clinical care to improve patient outcomes,” said Paul Harari, MD, FASTRO, Chair of the ASTRO Board of Directors.
The 2019 ASTRO Fellows are:
Fellows candidates must be nominated by a current ASTRO Fellow, accompanied by three letters of support from ASTRO members. A committee reviews all nominations and presents the candidates to ASTRO’s Board of Directors for approval.
ASTRO’s Annual Meeting, the world’s largest scientific meeting in radiation oncology, will be held September 15-18, 2019 at McCormick Place West in Chicago. The 2019 ASTRO Annual Meeting is expected to attract more than 10,000 oncologists, clinicians, researchers and other health care professionals from across the globe.Back To Top
ASTRO awards 26 members with Fellow status . Appl Rad Oncol.