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Date: October 19, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. AEST (convert to your local time)
Duration 60 minutes
The FORwards Webinar Series aims to bring together the international community of researchers and clinicians interested in fear of cancer recurrence, to provide cutting-edge updates on brand-spanking new research, and to spark conversations and collaborative projects across the globe.
This webinar will be of interest to both clinicians and researchers who want to better understand and manage FCR in people living with cancer and their loved ones.
Register online by going to https://stanford.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_15D3eHLwQlCyeKuw5UaRtA
The Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist or Psycho-Oncology Psychiatrist at the Assistant or Associate Member level to fill a faculty position in its growing Behavioral Medicine Service, which is part of the Supportive Care Medicine Department. Responsibilities include attending on the inpatient consultation service, participating in the outpatient clinic practice, and participating in the clinical, educational, and research activities of the department. The ideal candidate will have experience with consultation liaison practice and/or a psycho-oncology background.
The Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt clinicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.
Applicants must have a Florida medical license as an M.D. or D.O. and be board certified or eligible in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and must become board certified within five (5) years of initial appointment.
Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Florida’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a rapidly growing Center affiliated with the University of South Florida. The Cancer Center is comprised of a large ambulatory care facility, a 206-bed hospital, with a 36-bed blood and marrow transplant program, 20 state of the art operating suites, a 30-bed intensive care unit, a high volume screening program, and a basic science research facility. The Moffitt Research Institute (MRI) is comprised of approximately 160 Principal Investigators, 58 laboratories, and 306,000 square feet of research space.
Clinical Faculty Recruiter: Evelyn Rivera [email protected]
Apply online at www.moffitt.org/ careers-education
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Moffitt Cancer Center provides a tobacco-free work environment. We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and a drug-free workplace.
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Email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references to:
Christian J. Nelson, PhD Chief, Psychiatry Service Attending Psychologist, Member
c/o Laurie Schulman
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
641 Lexington Avenue, 7th Floor New York, NY 10022
Email: [email protected]
I am currently involved in numerous research projects which explore childhood cancer survivors’ health and wellbeing, specifically their physical and psychological outcomes in long-term survivorship. Christina is particularly interested in cancer survivors’ health behaviours and engagement, as well as patient education, empowerment and self-advocacy. This is incredibly important given the often multiple and complex health problems that families must manage after their child finishes cancer treatment, and well into adulthood. My PhD focused on developing a model of care for the long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors and included data from the ANZCHOG Survivorship Study, involving one of the largest cohorts of Australian and New Zealand childhood cancer survivors in Australasia.
I have been a member of IPOS for many years now, and particularly active in the IPOS Paediatric SIG. I am an Editor for the quarterly Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals and Providers International (POPPI) newsletter, which is an international and interorganizational collaboration between IPOS, SIOP and APOS aimed at fostering international communication between clinicians and researchers in the field. More recently, I have joined the IPOS Survivorship SIG and look forward to contributing to important survivorship initiatives to advance research and care for families in cancer survivorship.
My name is Ozan Bahcivan, and I am the Founding Director, and Health Psychologist at OZ Psychology Family Counselling Centre (Özel Oz Psikoloji Aile Danışma Merkezi) in Izmir, Turkey. I come from an Australian – Turkish background and have lived, worked, and received formal education in several countries including Australia, United Kingdom, Turkey, and Spain. This enabled me to better understand cultural sensitivity and the role of language when developing psychological and psycho-oncological interventions. Since I discovered that health psychology and psycho-oncology are in their infancy stages in Turkey, this motivated me to settle in Turkey; and found opportunities to pioneer in these scientific areas through national congresses, symposiums, and training programs. I adapted and validated numerous psycho-oncological assessment tools in Turkish language and culture with my colleagues, such as Cancer Coping Questionnaire (CCQ), Emotion Thermometer (ET), and Mini Mental Adjustment to Cancer Scale. In fact, I contributed to the first original health psychology academic book in Turkish language and authored the “Psycho-Social Palliative Care” chapter with my colleague.
I was elected as an Early Career Director of International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) and served IPOS between 2017 – 2019, I am very thankful and grateful to Dr David Kissane for his nomination! Currently I am the liaison person of IPOS in Turkey. During my service in 2018, with the support from the Early Career Professional Committee we successfully initiated the first ever Clinical Case Symposium at IPOS Congress in Hong Kong, I specially thank to Dr Michelle Peate. Because the IPOS family is so welcoming and opens many doors for networking; I received many supports from Dr Tania Estapé and Dr Habil Dégi Csaba who are the board members of IPOS, I now consider them as a lifelong friend of mine! Indeed, I co-authored an international study about personality traits of cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic which was recently published; thanks to Dr Simone Cheli and Dr Gil Goldzweig. I am part of the editorial board of the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Research and Practice which is the official journal of IPOS. In 2019, I have made to the final for the “Professional Achievement Award” category at the British Council’s Alumni Award in recognition of his improved cancer patient care.
I founded the Turkish Psycho-Oncological Association (Türk Psiko-Onkologlar Derneği) to provide upskill trainings to mental health professionals who work with cancer patients and their caregivers. Shortly our national association became a federation member of IPOS to represent Turkey in the international psycho-oncology community. I am the Izmir Representative of the Psycho-Oncology Association (Psiko-Onkoloji Derneği) in Turkey to raise psycho-oncology awareness among public. Lastly, I established and coordinated the Division of Health Psychology within Turkish Psychological Association (Türk Psikologlar Derneği) which is a member of the European Federation of Psychologist’s Associations (EFPA).
Beside the above mentioned works, I currently run and coordinate national and international projects in cancer care and happy to collaborate with other professionals in psycho-oncology.
XU Lei (family name is Xu), RN, PhDSupervisor nurse, postdoctoral fellow at School of nursing, Fudan university (Shanghai, China)
My study experience：
My work mainly focuses on research and teaching.
Publications:（first author) 5 papers including 3 SCI papers
Research Projects (as PI): 5 projects including 1 provincial level project and 4 school level projects
Textbooks Editing: Modern Clinical Nursing, Clinical Nursing "Three basic" Training Questions Bank, Geriatric Nursing Training Course, Medical Care-giver Training Course，etc.
IPOS experience: Member since 2017. I attended 2018 and 2019 IPOS World Congresses. One was poster exhibition in 2018, Hong Kong and one was doing a oral presentation in 2019, Banff. Now I volunteer with two IPOS Special Interest Groups (SIG) – Education SIG of palliative care and Survivorship SIG.
The IPOS Survivorship Special Interest Group (SIG) was established in June 2020
The Group has been very active in the last 12 months or so. We have:
For more information, please check out the public and members only sections of the IPOS website or email [email protected] (current SIG chair).
Mi nombre es Rodbin Campos Lobo, nací en Costa Rica el cual es un país ubicado en el centro del continente americano con una extensión total de 51,100 km2, una población de aproximadamente 5 millones de habitantes, el cual cuenta con playas exóticas, bosques majestuosos y un clima de verano, prácticamente durante todo el año. Costa Rica se caracteriza por ser pacifista, no tiene ejército desde 1948, cuenta con un sistema de salud público, el cual es uno de los mejores del mundo en cobertura nacional y universalización.
Desde 2001, trabajo con pacientes con cáncer, familiares y profesionales dentro del sistema nacional público en salud (CCSS). He contribuido y participado en propuestas de mejora liderado por el consejo técnico oncológico de la CCSS, así como, proyectos de fortalecimiento a la atención de la población adolescente y adulta con cáncer en Costa Rica.
Soy coordinador de la unidad de psicooncología del departamento de hemato oncología del Hospital México en San José Costa Rica, Profesor de la Universidad de Costa Rica, miembro del consejo genético oncológico en Costa Rica, miembro fundador de la red latinoamericana de psico oncología, miembro activo de IPOS y Co-Chair de LASSIG - IPOS 2021 – 2023.
Creo, fielmente, en que el paciente y su familia con cáncer, merecen recibir lo mejor por parte de los profesionales que les atendemos. Es por eso que al ser miembro de la IPOS, somos un faro que estando unidos, llevamos luz a situaciones y contextos desfavorables, sombríos y oscuros.
The IPOS Palliative Care Special Interest Group Education Sub-Committee invites IPOS members and non-members to attend a special webinar and roundtable panel discussion on the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on the field of palliative care held Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:00am to 10:30am ET. In this webinar, an international panel of Palliative Care experts will present the latest information about the pandemic and how it is impacting the health of individuals, families, communities and palliative care providers.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound and worldwide impact on individuals, families, communities and healthcare providers, and the field of Palliative Care, with its focus on reducing suffering, is playing an important role in caring for the sick and dying. In both developed and developing countries the global pandemic has dramatically altered the death and dying process and has challenged our capacity to care for patients and to support families and healthcare providers. In this webinar, an international panel of Palliative Care experts will describe the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the world and will participate in a roundtable discussion to examine some of the key challenges and opportunities for palliative care patients, families and providers. Issues such as palliative care practice, resource management, end of life practices, grief, dying alone, and provider fatigue and resilience will be explored.
Speakers confirmed to date:
For more details about our speakers and moderators, please click here.
To register, please go to https://ipos-society.org/event-4468463
This event will be recorded and may be made available for purchase at a later date. There are no refunds.
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