ASCO is dedicated to providing the highest-quality care to all patients with cancer. To help support this mission, the Society works to secure funding opportunities to support quality improvement activities at practices through participation in the its various quality initiatives.
Susan G. Komen® Funding for Participation in Quality Programs at Urban Practices With High Proportions of African-American Patients With Breast Cancer
ASCO has received a new contract from Susan G. Komen® for ten practices in 11 specific U.S. urban centers with high proportions of African-American patients with breast cancer to participate in ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®), QOPI® Certification, and Quality Training Program (QTP) for a three-year period. Applications are due October 30, 2019. Learn more.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Grant for Participation in Quality Programs at Rural or Urban Practices
ASCO has received new grant funding worth more than $600,000 from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for ten practices to participate in ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) and Quality Training Program (QTP) offerings for a three-year period. To be eligible, the practices must be located in rural or urban areas and primarily treat underserved populations. The grant, “Improving the Delivery of Cancer Care in Medically Underserved Communities,” aims to improve the ability of practices in medically underserved communities to engage in quality improvement. To achieve this goal, each participating practice will engage in an individualized, structured quality improvement program. Applications are due September 15, 2019. Learn more.