July 30, 2019
Acclaimed breast oncologist, clinician and thought leader, Dr. Graff is one of only 16 oncologists nationwide chosen for American Society of Clinical Oncology prestigious Leadership Development Program.
Overland Park, KS — Stephanie Graff, MD, FACP, director of the Breast Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health and associate director of the Breast Cancer Research Program across the Sarah Cannon Research Institute network, is among a group of oncologists across the country tapped for the prestigious ASCO® (American Society of Clinical Oncology) 2019 – 2020 Leadership Development Program. HCA Midwest Health is Kansas City’s leading healthcare and a leading breast cancer care provider.
Founded in 1964, ASCO® is the world’s leading professional organization for physicians and oncology professionals caring for people with cancer. The intensive leadership program was created in 2009 and is designed to train future leaders in medicine by providing leadership skills training, networking opportunities and mentorship from ASCO® leaders. The program selects rising star practicing oncologists based upon leadership experience and a commitment to making a difference in the oncology community.
HCA Midwest Health, known throughout the Kansas City region for its leading, compassionate cancer care experts and comprehensive care and advanced treatments for cancers of all types, partners with Sarah Cannon, a leader in world-class cancer care. Those facing cancer in the area have convenient access to the latest cutting-edge therapies, through clinical trial options and leading technology, in their own backyard.
Dr. Graff is passionate about connecting with her patients for personalized cancer treatment, providing comprehensive oncology care, advancing breast cancer research and breast cancer prevention.
“It is a great honor to be selected for this acclaimed program," she says. "The ASCO® Leadership Development Program is a priceless opportunity for formal leadership training that will enable me to continue giving back, while creating change within ASCO®, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health, the oncology community as a whole and, helping my patients navigate their cancer journey.”