Ruesch Membership

Executive Committee: Oversee all activities of the center, including membership, budget matters, philanthropy management, research prioritization, mentorship, disease outcomes, strategic planning, and CME planning.

Disease Teams: Compromised of a multi-disciplinary group whose primary responsibility is to oversee care, research and disease outcomes for a given tumor type. While we all see a variety of GI cancers, the teams monitor and maintain the treatment pathways, the clinical research portfolio, the CME programs, tumor boards, and outcomes.

General Membership: An integral contributor to our efforts to integrate discoveries in molecular medicine and translational research with a patient-centered philosophy to transform the standard of care for patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

Membership in the Ruesch Center includes:

  • Funding opportunities through the Ruesch Center and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Access to research infrastructure support – CRMO (Clinical Research Management Office)
  • Supported access to shared resources including biostatistics, tumor banks, tissue collection support
  • Strategic research collaborations across our network and region
  • Publicity about member activities through the Ruesch website, newsletter, and other communications
  • Technical advice and resources for program development
  • CME planning support
  • Medical writing support
  • Access to world class annotated tissue banks
  • Outcomes support with patient tracking, data base
  • Summer student program

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