MSK Practitioners Discuss Gender Inequality at ASCO Annual Meeting

Among the many MSK presentations at this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting were two highlighting gender inequality of the past and present.

Dr. Marina Stasenko, an MSK clinical fellow in gynecologic oncology, presented the results of a survey of Society of Gynecologic Oncology members. Of the 402 respondents, 71 percent of women and 51 percent of men said they experienced a form of sexual harassment during training or practice. Of these, 17 percent of women and 10 percent of men reported the harassment. Women were more likely to state that harassment negatively impacted their careers. Read more about the survey from Targeted Oncology and Cancer Network coverage.

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JCR: Measuring The Impact of Your Research

The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a comprehensive resource provided by Clarivate Analytics, which allows users to access information about journal impact factors along with citation data for multiple titles in varied disciplines.  The current search functionality allows users to search by journal title or subject category.  Users may also create custom reports.To access the Library’s JCR subscription, see MSK Library’s Databases A-Z list and if you have any questions about this resource, please don’t hesitate to ASK US.

Special Event for MSK Nurses! Join us for “Disseminating Your Work: Beyond the Article”

Join us for the next event in our Advancing Authorship series.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 12:00pm- 1:30pm
Where: Mortimer B. Zuckerman Research Center, Room 105, 417 E 68th St, New York, NY, 10065 (entrance on 69th Street)
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In today’s publishing world, the nursing community contributes to the growing body of healthcare and scientific knowledge. An author needs to go beyond the written word and take steps to bring awareness to their research through social media and other venues.  Join us to discover:

  • The value of writing for the non-scientist, policy maker, and other audiences.
  • What you need to know before you submit your manuscript for publication.
  • How to promote and increase awareness of your research using social media.

Speakers include:

  • Margaret Barton-Burke, BN, MS, PhD RN, FAAN, Director of Nursing Research, MSK
  • Stacie Corcoran, RN, MN, AOCNS, Program Director for Adult Cancer Survivorship, MSK
  • Maureen “Shawn” Kennedy, MA, RN, FAAN, Editor-in-chief, American Journal of Nursing

Accreditation Statement
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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