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Save the dates for AACI's 2024 and 2025 meetings. 
 

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Our Mission

Accelerating Progress Against Cancer

The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) represents over 100 premier academic and freestanding cancer centers in the United States and Canada. AACI is accelerating progress against cancer by enhancing the impact of academic cancer centers and promoting cancer health equity.

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Clinical
Research

Acting as a network for research leaders, Clinical Research Innovation (CRI) promotes the efficient operation of clinical research facilities at AACI cancer centers.

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Public Policy

Public
Policy

The AACI Government Relations Forum facilitates an improved understanding of policy issues as they pertain to cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship.

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Meetings & Events

Meetings & Events

AACI meetings bring cancer centers together to discover solutions to common challenges. AACI also shares event announcements as a benefit to members.
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Submit an Abstract for the 16th Annual AACI CRI Meeting

Submit an Abstract for the 16th Annual AACI CRI Meeting

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Register Today for the 2024 AACI/AACR Hill Day

Register Today for the 2024 AACI/AACR Hill Day

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Simeone Named New Director of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Simeone Named New Director of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

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Meet the President

As director of VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center, Robert A. Winn, MD, is leading the nation in establishing a 21st-century model for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the oncology workforce; optimizing cancer health care outcomes for all; and spearheading interdisciplinary approaches to cancer disparities research.

The fourth director of Massey since its 1975 National Cancer Institute designation, Dr. Winn oversees a center comprised of nearly 150 scientists and clinical investigators. He is nationally recognized for building trust among populations previously disenfranchised from health care or excluded or abused in research. 

Dr. Winn manages his own basic and translational research laboratory, which focuses on molecular mechanisms and novel therapeutic approaches for lung cancer and the confluence of societal and biological factors that may lead to disparities.

The recipient of numerous awards and honors, Dr. Winn received the inaugural AACI Cancer Health Equity Award in 2021. He serves on the boards of the American Cancer Society and LUNGevity Foundation.

 

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Presidential Initiative

The AACI Presidential Initiative allows the president of AACI's Board of Directors to formalize a special project of broad interest and value to AACI members during their two-year term.

Dr. Winn’s AACI Presidential Initiative aims to develop and promote inclusive excellence by examining methods through which AACI members can foster partnerships with like-minded organizations, government agencies, and other institutions – regionally, nationally, and globally. 

Activities proposed for the Inclusive Excellence Initiative focus on collaborative efforts to create opportunities for research, training and education, and patient navigation. The initiative will also support the continued facilitation of AACI’s annual Leadership Diversity and Development Workshop and the annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Summit in partnership with the Cancer Center DEI Network and the American Cancer Society.

 

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