Member Eligibility

Applicants can apply for one of the following types of Membership: Full, Clinical, or Research.

Full Membership

Applicants must have an independent Yale faculty appointment and at least one of the following:
  • Contributed to the peer-reviewed cancer literature within the past 3 years
  • Obtained extramural cancer-relevant peer-reviewed grant support as a PI, or as a Co-PI, within the past 3 years
  • Served as investigator or co-investigator on one or more YCC intervention (therapeutic or non-therapeutic) cancer clinical trials within the preceding 24-month period. For this purpose, an investigator or co-investigator should contribute to protocol development, implementation, patient accrual and participate at a level justifying publication co-authorship
  • Provided specialized medical, scientific, or administrative expertise to the overall research mission of the YCC.

Clinical Membership

Applicants must be affiliated with the Yale School of Medicine and provide substantive clinical, scientific, or administrative expertise to the overall research mission of the YCC plus at least one of the following:
  • Contribute to the peer-reviewed cancer literature
  • Participate in an extramural cancer-relevant peer-reviewed grant
  • Contribute to YCC intervention (therapeutic or non-therapeutic) cancer clinical trials

Research Membership

Applicants must be affiliated with the Yale School of Medicine and provide substantive basic, population, scientific or administrative expertise to the overall research mission of the YCC plus at least one of the following:
  • Contribute to the peer-reviewed cancer literature
  • Participate on an extramural cancer-relevant peer-reviewed grant
  • Contribute to YCC intervention (therapeutic or non-therapeutic) cancer clinical trials

Junior Faculty

Junior faculty planning to conduct cancer research are eligible to apply for Full Membership at the time of Yale faculty appointment. It is expected that such individuals will meet the eligibility requirements listed above within 5 years of receiving YCC membership.