Oncology Practice Accountability
Free Public Lecture
Lecture Theatre B, Level 7
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
305 Grattan Street, Parkville
T: (03) 8559 7225
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In this lecture Professor Fred Ashbury will highlight the importance and benefits of improving oncology practice accountability. Drawing on 25 years’ experience in cancer control and research into best practice in point-of-care intervention research, supportive care, practice assessment and standardisation, Professor Ashbury will discuss identifying practice guidelines, establishing standards and various methods for creating measurable change from within.
Fred Ashbury has worked in government, not-for-profit and for-profit organisations, including senior leadership positions in Cancer Care Ontario and the Alberta Cancer Board. He is Editor-in-Chief of the international, peer-reviewed journal, Supportive Care in Cancer and presently Chief Scientific Officer at Viviphi Ltd, an ‘Oncology Knowledge as a Service’ organisation.
Professor Ashbury’s research has been widely published and he is a member of numerous professional organisations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (Board Member), and the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology.
Introduction by Professor Grant McArthur, Executive Director of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.
Registrations Essential: Light breakfast served from 9:00am, Lecture at 9:30am-10:30am.