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OncoInfluencers: Dialogue with Douglas Flora, hosted by Gevorg Tamamyan
Mar 28, 2024, 19:11

OncoInfluencers: Dialogue with Douglas Flora, hosted by Gevorg Tamamyan

Join us for an exciting new episode of “OncoInfluencers”, hosted by Dr. Gevorg Tamamyan. In this episode, we have the honor of featuring Douglas Flora, MD, LSSBB, FACCC, Executive Medical Director at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Editor-in-Chief of AI in Precision Oncology, American Cancer Society Board Vice-Chair, ACCC Exec Board Treasurer.

In this episode of OncoInfluencers, Dr. Douglas Flora talks about his experience with working with AI, using technology to aid physician’s duties, and working ‘smarter not harder’. How can doctors avoid burnout or defeat it? What it takes to be an expert in the field? What reasons pushed him to become an oncologist? What were the most significant changes he has seen in the field of oncology? How we can change the paradigm to improve access to care globally? Learn about Dr Flora’s personal experience with cancer, fighting with misinformation, his black belt in efficiency and errorless execution, and more in our episode.

About Douglas Flora:

With over two decades of experience as an oncologist and clinical leader, Douglas Flora believes in the transformative potential of artificial intelligence and technology, envisioning a future where these tools enhance the quality of care and patient experience in oncology. Holding a Doctor of Medicine degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Douglas Flora is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified professional.

Currently serving as the executive medical director of oncology services at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Douglas Flora spearheads the clinical operations, strategic planning, and expansion of cancer programs. He co-founded the Center for Precision Medicine & Genomic Health, leading the development of pioneering precision medicine initiatives and research. Douglas Flora has a pivotal role in the creation of a world-class cancer screening program and the establishment of two cutting-edge cancer centers.

Douglas Flora is also the editor-in-chief of AI in Precision Oncology, a prestigious academic journal driving innovation in oncology and artificial intelligence. Actively engaged as a board member of the American Cancer Society and the Association of Community Cancer Centers, he contributes to advocacy, education, and innovation in the cancer community.

His mission is to foster personalized, efficient, and compassionate care, restoring the vital human connection in medical practice and empowering caregivers to provide meaningful support to patients throughout their medical journeys.

About Gevorg Tamamyan

The host, Dr. Gevorg Tamamyan is the Editor-in-chief of OncoDaily, Head of the Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Armenia, Chairman and Professor of the Department of Hematology and Pediatric Oncology at Yerevan State Medical University, CEO of the Immune Oncology Research Institute, President-Elect of the Pediatric Oncology East and Mediterranean (POEM) Group. He is also the Adviser to the Rector of YSMU and to the Director of the Yeolyan Hematology and Oncology Center. He is a Co-Founder and Board Member of the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology, City of Smile Charitable Foundation, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Cancer and Crisis, the Former President of the Harvard Club of Armenia.

Dr. Tamamyan is the Past-Chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) IDEA Steering Group and International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) PODC Supportive care WG, Ambassador of the Society of Hematologic Oncology. He was selected for the ASCO Leadership Development Program and currently is a member of the ASCO International Committee. He is a recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, among them the ASCO IDEA and LIFe Awards, 40 under 40 in Cancer Award, he was recognized as a Young Leader of the International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC) and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).

About OncoDaily

OncoDaily.com was founded in 2023. It is a US-based oncology media platform, which features the latest news, insights, and patient stories from the world of oncology. Within short period of time it became one of the leading oncology media platforms globally. OncoDaily gathers content from various sources, including social media posts from renowned oncologists from all over the world, news from oncology societies and cancer centers, patient and survivor stories, and career-related information for professionals. The mission of OncoDaily is to empower patients, survivors, and professionals with the knowledge and inspiration they need to fight cancer. The motto of OncoDaily is “Cancer doesn’t take a day off – neither do we.”.

Previous episodes of OncoInfluencers

Episode 1: OncoInfluencers: Dialogue with Françoise Meunier, hosted by Gevorg Tamamyan

Episode 2: OncoInfluencers: Dialogue with Dean Crowe, hosted by Gevorg Tamamyan

Episode 3: OncoInfluencers: Dialogue with Nagashree Seetharamu, hosted by Gevorg Tamamyan

Episode 4: OncoInfluencers: Dialogue with Julie Gralow, hosted by Gevorg Tamamyan

Episode 5: OncoInfluencers: Dialogue with Lillian L. Siu, hosted by Gevorg Tamamyan