The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 35 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow (FASTRO) designation. The 2018 class of Fellows will be recognized during ASTRO’s 60th Annual Meeting, to be held October 21-24 in San Antonio.
The ASTRO Fellows Program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to radiation oncology and the Society through research, education, patient care and/or service to the field. Since its inception in 2006, the FASTRO designation has been awarded to just 328 of ASTRO’s more than 10,000 members worldwide.
“On behalf of ASTRO, I commend and thank these 35 outstanding physicians and scientists for their far-reaching contributions to our specialty over the years and for all that each individual has done to advance and improve cancer care,” said Brian Kavanagh, MD, MPH, FASTRO, Chair of the ASTRO Board of Directors.
The 2018 Fellows are:
Candidates for the Fellows program 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 60th Annual Meeting, the world’s largest scientific meeting in radiation oncology, will be held October 21-24, 2018 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. The meeting is expected to attract more than 11,000 attendees from across the globe, including oncologists from all disciplines and members of the entire radiation oncology team. Visit us online for more information about the ASTRO Annual Meeting and press registration for the meeting.Back To Top
ASTRO awards 35 members fellow designation. Appl Rad Oncol.