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Membership

Yale Cancer Center welcomes applications for membership from faculty who have major cancer related efforts in research, patient care, or education. YCC Research Programs select individuals for their scientific excellence and, importantly, for their commitment to work together to further the scientific goals of the Cancer Center in accordance with the guidelines for the Cancer Center Support Grant from the National Cancer Institute. Membership is offered in three categories - Full Membership, Clinical Membership and Research Membership. Program members may contribute in any of the four missions of the Cancer Center: research, education, dissemination and administration, and clinical investigations.

Current Yale Cancer Center Membership (as of September, 2014)

Membership Type
CGG
CI
CPC
DT
MV
RR
ST
Total
Full Members
49
35
47672439
37298

Research Members

3
0
2
1
0
3
3
12
Clinical Members 
4
6

3
1
1
1
17
Emeritus
3
0


0
1
0
5
Total
59
41
50
72
25
44
41
332

Membership Options

Full Membership will receive:

  1. Priority use of YCC-managed shared resources; 
  2. Access to YCC administrative core resources and personnel; 
  3. Enhanced opportunities to develop collaborative research efforts; 
  4. Eligibility for allocation of YCC space; 
  5. Eligibility to compete for CCSG Developmental and Supplemental Funds; 
  6. Eligibility to compete for YCC Pilot Award Funds; 
  7. Eligibility to compete for YCC Philanthropic Funds; 
  8. Facilitated access to clinical populations; 
  9. YCC publications, announcements of availability of grants, awards, and notices of lectures; 
  10. Public Relations Support;
  11. Access to an experiened freelance editor for your manuscripts through the Scientifc Publication Program.

Members must have:

  1. An independent Yale faculty appointment
    and
  2. Contributed to the peer-reviewed cancer literature within the past 3 years.

In addition, Members must have:

  1. Obtained extramural cancer-relevant peer-reviewed grant support as a PI, or as a Co-PI, within the past 3 years 
    or
  2. 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
    or
  3. Provided specialized medical, scientific or administrative expertise to the overall research mission of the YCC.

Members are expected to:

  1. Participate in clinical, population science and/or laboratory cancer research aligned with research program theme(s); 
  2. Participate in Center, program or disease unit meetings, retreats, and symposia; 
  3. Participate in Center internal review panels and other committees; 
  4. Submit all cancer-related therapeutic and/or interventional protocols to YCC Protocol Review Committee, prior to that of HIC; 
  5. Submit in a timely and accurate manner, annual and special requests for updates on Research Progress, Other Support, Publications, Curriculum Vitae and Biosketches; 
  6. Participate in the preparation and implementation of the P30 CCSG application and renewals for submission to the NCI, as requested; 
  7. List YCC affiliations on curricula vitae and biosketches; 
  8. Acknowledge membership and YCC support, especially from core facilities and pilot projects, in publications, abstracts, posters, and presentations; 
  9. Create and maintain of a research profile on the YCC website (as applicable); 
  10. Participate in efforts to raise visibility and/or financial support for YCC.
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Clinical Members will receive: 

1.Ability to apply for Pilot Grants with a Full YCC member as co-PI;

2.Access to YCC administrative resources and personnel;

3.Enhanced opportunities to develop collaborative research efforts;

4.Facilitated access to clinical populations for clinical research studies;

5.Public Relations support;

6.Invitation to YCC lectures, Grand Rounds, meetings and disease team conclaves;

7.    Access to an experienced freelance editor for your manuscripts through the Scientific Publications Program.

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Research Members will receive: 

1.Ability to apply for Pilot Grants with a Full YCC member as co-PI;

2.Access to YCC administrative resources and personnel;

3.Enhanced opportunities to develop collaborative research efforts;

4.Facilitated access to clinical populations for clinical research studies;

5.Public Relations support;

6.Invitation to YCC lectures, Grand Rounds, meetings and disease team conclaves;

7.    Access to an experienced freelance editor through the Scientific Publications Program


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