posted 27 Oct 2013, 21:28 by HKNOS   [ updated 27 Oct 2013, 21:29 ]
ACCORD 2014 Workshop

Want to improve your clinical research skills and credentials?

ACORD is a 1-week, intensive interactive workshop in clinical research methods and protocol development open to all cancer researchers in all oncology subspecialties. Participants come with a 1 page idea and leave with an ethics-ready protocol. The sixth biennial ACORD Workshop is scheduled for 14 - 20 September 2014 at the Palmer Coolum Resort on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. 

Advanced trainees, junior clinicians and younger-mid career consultants working across all oncology specialities and related allied health professions, with an interest in developing their expertise in clinical trials design and research, are invited to start planning their applications for ACORD 2014. Sixty participants are selected through a competitive application process to join in the Workshop.

The application process requires:

·     An outline of a research concept for a clinical trial

·     An updated CV

·     A letter of reference

Departmental Heads and Supervisors are invited to encourage their trainees and junior clinicians to apply for ACORD 2014. This training program is a matchless career enhancing opportunity and is the Asia-Pacific region’s own version of the highly regarded Flims and Vail Programs run respectively by European Society for Medical Oncology and American Society for Clinical Oncology. 

Applications for the 6th Workshop will open online from 4 November 2013 through to 24 February 2014. For more information on ACORD 2014 please visit , email or call Medical Oncology Group of Australia on 02 9256 9653.

27 Oct 2013, 21:28