Fort Worth, TX US
March 21, 2019

This is the annual meeting of the Cancer Center Administrator’s 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 Administrator’s Forum, and interested colleagues.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/21/2019 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
03/21/2019 - 8:30am CDT
The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
200 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
United States

Planning Committee Amy Barach, Chief Administrative Officer, University of California, Irvine, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center 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, Baylor College of Medicine, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Alex Zafirovski, Executive Administrative Director, Northwestern University, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center CCAF Executive Committee Anita L. Harrison, Associate Center Director for Administration, Medical University of South Carolina, Hollings Cancer Center 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

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance


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