Physician clinical leaders from the nation's cancer centers will work in collaboration to discuss challenges they are facing at the cancer centers and developing up to three best practices to be shared by the cancer centers. The following working groups have been formed and will be meeting over the next year. For more information regarding the PCLI Working Groups, please contact Janie Hofacker at firstname.lastname@example.org or (412) 647-6331.
Business and Staffing Norms
Working Group Charge:
Create best practices and standards for developing business models and staffing norms.
Richard Lauer - Chair
Integration of Research and Clinical Operations
Working Group Charge: Integrate clinical trial programs within clinical operations at the cancer centers to facilitate drug discovery.
Craig Bunnell - Chair
William Robinson, III
Quality and Development of Metrics
Working Group Charge: Develop a set of measures to be used for assessing and measuring quality and value, as well as to facilitate the identification of best practices.
Michael Neuss - Chair
Affiliates and Outreach
Working Group Charge: Develop a set of best practices for physician recruitment and oversight as well as metrics to measure quality for different affiliate models.
John Sweetenham - Chair