PCLI Welcomes New Steering Committee Members

Four new Physician Clinical Leadership Initiative (PCLI) steering committee members have been added: Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP, Director, UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center; Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP, FCPP, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology and Director of the Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University; Claire Verschraegen, MS, MD, FACP, Director, Medical Oncology, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute; and, Srinivasan Vijayakumar, MD, Professor and Chair, University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute. The role of the steering committee is to guide the initiative’s development and activities. The new member terms start January 1, 2018.

Entering its 6th year, the initiative has been sharing best practices for integrating clinical research into the clinical care and identifying the challenges with integrating quality payment models into clinical practice. For more information aaci-cancer.org/pcli.asp.