Cancer Network Connections
Tate Cancer Center: Staff Awards and Recognition
McKenzie Bedra, MPH, CTR will be speaking at the National Cancer Registrars Association’s annual meeting on April 8, 2017. The discussion will be on Synergetic Role of Integrating the Departments of Cancer Registry and Clinical Research at an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program.
Ben Agyepong, one of our Radiation Therapists, was accepted into the University of Maryland Dosimetry program beginning July 2017. This is a competitive program, and only two spots are offered each year. This year there were approximately 14 applicants. Congratulations to Ben! We wish you much success in your next adventure!
Kathy Young, a radiation therapist at the Tate Cancer Center for 10 years, was awarded the “People Who Care” award this past quarter. Kathy is always seen giving 100% to every patient. Kathy is an amazing team player and is always willing to go the extra mile to help another co-worker and/or patient. We are lucky to have Kathy as part of the Radiation Oncology Team.
Crystal Edwards, Executive Director of the Tate Cancer Center, was selected to attend the Operations Leadership for Directors program which is in partnership with the University of Maryland Smith School of Business. This program is designed for high potential directors who are capable of taking on significant additional responsibilities and will foster systemness by uniting leaders from across the System.
Chesapeake Oncology and Hematology Associates (COHA) at the Tate Cancer Center achieved the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Certification. QOPI certification demonstrates a commitment to providing the best treatment and care possible and also demonstrates a commitment to excellence and ongoing quality improvement in an oncology-hematology outpatient practice. COHA is one of only four QOPI certified centers in the state of Maryland.