Mar 21, 2022
In this episode, Richard L. Schilsky, FSCT, FASCO, FACP,
MD, discusses his involvement with ASCO, ideas for making
a more equitable health care system and thoughts on the current
state of oncology.
- Welcome to another exciting episode of Oncology Overdrive
- About Schilsky :24
- The interview 2:50
- How did you end up in medicine, in oncology and then in GI
oncology? What was your path into this space?
- What was it that drew you to becoming involved in ASCO and
seeing where your journey would lie in that space?
- What is something that surprised you in oncology in your
career? Is there anything you can look back and think that was
really shocking, or that was a major development that you never
could have imagined happening in the cancer space?
- How has COVID impacted what you've seen for your patients and
your colleagues? 23:04
- What do we need to do to work towards a more equitable health
care system and more equitable cancer care for our patients?
- Looking back at your career, do you think where we are now is
where you expected? 33:24
- If somebody could only listen to the last 2 minutes of this
episode, what would you want them to take away?
- How to contact Dr. Schilsky
- Thanks for listening 42:13
Richard L. Schilsky, FSCT, FASCO, FACP, MD, is
the former chief medical officer and executive vice president of
ASCO. He is also the former chief of hematology/oncology in the
Department of Medicine and deputy director of the University of
Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Disclosures: Jain reports she is a paid
freelance writer for Lippincott. Schilsky reports no relevant