Annual Scientific Retreat Agenda


All are welcome to attend. Please register to receive virtual retreat access.

12:00 – 12:30 PM

Year of Accomplishments/Strategic Plan

Stan Gerson, MD
Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center 

12:30 – 1:30

TED-style Talks

"GO TEAM! How Team Science Creates Scientific Impact"
Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, PhD
Associate Director for Data Sciences, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

"Antifragility: Beyond Resilience"
Edward Barksdale, MD
Vice Chairman, Pediatric Surgery, University Hospitals

"What is your why?"
Eileen Saffran, LISW-S
Founder and CEO, MTN Strategies
Founder and Senior Advisor, The Gathering Place


Members and trainees only. Please register to receive virtual retreat access.

12:00 – 1:00 PM

"Confronting Cancer Health Disparities: From Cells to Society"
Timothy Rebbeck, PhD
Vincent L.  Gregory, Jr. Professor of Cancer Prevention
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

1:00 – 1:15


1:15 – 2:45

Research Program Breakouts

Registered attendees will be assigned to breakout rooms in Zoom for their programs.