Individuals elected to ASCO leadership for the 2022–2023 term were announced earlier in the year. ASCO elected Lynn M. Schuchter, MD, FASCO, a long-time member and volunteer, to serve as its President beginning in June 2023. Dr. Schuchter will take office as President-Elect immediately after the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Lynn M. Schuchter, MD, FASCO
“I am honored to be elected to serve as ASCO’s President. I grew up with ASCO. Volunteering and working with ASCO has been a highlight of my career,” Dr. Schuchter said. “I am excited to build on these experiences and lead ASCO, a vital and dynamic organization with so much to offer its members. ASCO is committed to improving the outcomes and the care of our patients, and I am excited to support ASCO across all its missions.”
About Dr. Schuchter
Dr. Schuchter is Chief of the Division of Hematology-Oncology at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Director of the Tara Miller Melanoma Center, and Professor of Hematology-Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dr. Schuchter served on the ASCO Board of Directors from 2009 to 2012, as well as several ASCO committees, including terms as Chair of the Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee, Cancer Research Committee, and Cancer Communications Committee. In 2019, she was recognized with the Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation.
Founded in 1964, ASCO is committed to the principle that knowledge conquers cancer. The Society represents nearly 45,000 oncology professionals who care for people living with cancer. Through research, education, and promotion of the highest-quality patient care, ASCO works to conquer cancer and create a world where cancer is prevented or cured, and every survivor is healthy. ASCO is supported by its affiliate organization, the Conquer Cancer Foundation. Learn more at www.ASCO.org.