2016 Cancer Center Administrators Forum (RP1604C)

Fort Worth, TX US
April 3, 2016 to April 5, 2016



The Cancer Center Administrators Forum is hosted by the UT Southwestern, Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center in Fort Worth, TX.


This is the annual meeting of the Cancer Center Administrators Forum (CCAF), whose mission is to provide a mechanism by which administrators of NCI designated cancer centers, and those that are seeking NCI designation, can:

  • Educate each other regarding best practices for administration of NCI designated centers,
  • Convene at least one annual meeting with agendas designed to educate membership about current issues impacting NCI designated Cancer Centers,
  • Provide a network for members to share knowledge and expertise with their colleagues,
  • Support communication between NCI program staff and Center administrators to enhance the effectiveness of the NCI CCSG guidelines in meeting the objectives of the NCI Centers program,

Ultimately allowing NCI designated cancers centers to thrive and reduce the pain and suffering caused by cancer.

Target Audience

The symposium is designed for members of the Cancer Center Administrators Forum, and interested colleagues.


Click here for CCAF Agenda   

Click here for Presentations

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/03/2016 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
04/05/2016 - 12:00pm CDT
The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
200 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
United States

2016 CCAF Annual Meeting Planning Committee

Amy Barach
Chief Administrative Officer
Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California at Irvine
Alan McLelland
Associate VP, Programs, Infrastructure and Planning
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Susan Padalecki
Associate Director for Research Administration
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio Cancer Institute
Brian Springer
Vice President, Research Administration
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Tim Strawderman
Director, Cancer Center Administration
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ted Yank
Associate Director of Administration
Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Alex Zafirovski
Executive Administrative Director
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Northwestern University


2016 CCAF Annual Meeting Executive Committee

Anita L. Harrison
Associate Center Director for Administration
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
Chad Ellis
Associate Director
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
David M. Gosky
Director of Administration and Finance
University of Kentucky
Lucille Parker Markey Cancer Center



A block of rooms is being held at:  
Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
200 Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817-870-1000

We have secured a group rate of $189 + tax. To assure your reservation, please call the Central Reservations Office, at 1-800-468-3571 and identify yourself as a participant in the “UT Southwestern Medical Center Conference” to be eligible for the group rate. Reservations may also be made online, "Click Here" to make reservations.

Reservations received after March 3, 2016 are subject to space and group rate availability.

For Diner Options,  please "Click Here"


To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

For additional help with registration, please "Click Here"

Additional Information

For additional information, please call The Office of Continuing Medical Education,
214-648-3138, 1-800-688-8678, fax 214-648-2317, or email cmeregistrations@utsouthwestern.edu
For other questions, contact Tim Strawderman in the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, 214 648 7403, or email tim.strawderman@utsouthwestern.edu 
Program Accessibility
We accommodate people with disabilities. Please call 214-648-3138 for more information, or mark the space indicated on the registration form. To ensure accommodation, please register as soon as possible.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to providing programs and activities to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status or disability.
UT Southwestern is an equal opportunity institution


Registration Fees

Registration          Before February 1st- $375             After February 1st- $400


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