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Education Committee

The APSHO Education Committee builds scholarly educational program initiatives aimed at supporting advanced practitioners in oncology at all levels of practice and in varied practice settings. Primary initiatives will include the annual JADPRO Live at APSHO conference, and educational Task Force initiatives (eg Priming the Pump). For JADPRO Live at APSHO the committee focuses on the following:

  • Content planning for the educational initiatives
  • Appoint subcommittees and/or task forces around the needs of conference (abstract review, poster awards, etc.)
  • Assist with needs assessments
    • Contributes to educational needs assessment surveys to identify gaps in membership knowledge
  • Serves as the representatives for the Mary Padzur Clinical Research Award

Committee Member responsibilities include the following: 

  • Provide survey feedback to assist in the development of future educational programs
  • Provide feedback to HSP staff and APSHO leadership on educational initiatives
  • Provide input for JADPRO Live at APSHO annual conference and APSHO educational programs, including the JADPRO Regional Lecture Series
  • Suggest and contact qualified conference speakers
  • Foster networking and collaboration opportunities among APSHO general membership
  • Preparation for and participation in up to 3 conference call meetings per year; and one in-person meeting held during JADPRO Live at APSHO (conference registration required)
  • View the complete Education Committee Description


Please note the education committee is not currently accepting new members. If you have any questions about the committee please contact: Patti McLafferty (




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