ESMO 2016: Young Oncologists Mentorship Session

This year we are pleased to announce a new type of session included in the YO Track of 2016 – giving you the opportunity to discuss your educational and career development needs with leading oncology experts in three different areas: academia, oncology practice and the pharmaceutical industry.

The session is free to attend; however, registration is required*.

4 October: All sessions are fully booked. Email notifications will be sent to all who applied for a place on 4 Ocotber (PM), informing you if you have been allocated a seat or if you are on the waiting list.

Monday, 10 October 2016, 09:30-10:30, room Prague

New for 2016, attendees of the mentorship session will have the opportunity to discuss their educational and career development choices with leading oncology experts. Key opinion leaders will share their experience and vision, both professional and personal in an informal setting encouraging open conversation with mentors and peers. Pre-registration is required but the session is free of charge for a limited number of attendees.

Coordination: Camilla Qvortrup (DK)

Choice of topics:

  • Working in academia – Mentors: Roger Stupp (CH), Enriqueta Felip (ES)
  • Practicing oncologists – Mentors: Sofia Braga (PT), Stefan Rauh (LU)
  • Industry as a career choice – Mentors: Tom Lillie (UK), Michelle Rashford (FR)


*Please note that registration is necessary and binding. We have set up a waiting list. If you have registered but are not able to attend, you must inform ESMO by sending an email to no later than 48 hours before the start of the session. In case of no-show or cancellation without valid reason, you will not be able to register to sessions of this type for a period of five years.