Addressing Social Risks in Cancer Care Delivery Webinar Series

Addressing Social Risks in Cancer Care Delivery

Webinar Series 2022

This quarterly webinar series builds on the Addressing Social Risks in Cancer Care Delivery WorkshopExternal Web Site Policy and explores important research topics related to improving equity in the delivery of cancer care for diverse cancer populations and communities. Webinar presentations and discussions will highlight innovative research approaches for social risk screening in cancer care delivery settings, interventions that inform clinical care for cancer patients and survivors experiencing social risks, models for connecting cancer patients and/or caregivers with social care resources, and creating clinical-community partnerships to increase availability and accessibility of social care resources.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how social risks impact cancer care delivery and outcomes
  • Identify research opportunities to improve outcomes of cancer patients and survivors experiencing social risks and social needs
  • Identify promising approaches for addressing social risks in cancer care delivery

Audience

This Webinar Series is intended for clinicians, researchers, community and health care leaders, cancer patients, survivors, and advocates.

Upcoming Webinars

Date Title
May 25, 2022
3:00 pm
Addressing Social Risks in Cancer Care Delivery: A Workshop Summary

In October 2021, the NCI’s Healthcare Delivery Research Program hosted a three-day workshop to discuss challenges and opportunities for conducting social risk research in diverse cancer care delivery settings. In this session, presenters will summarize workshop content, discussions, and key recommendations for research. Invited speakers will also highlight NIH funding opportunities for research aiming to address social determinants of health and reduce health disparities.

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September 22, 2022
3:00 pm
Addressing Social Risk in Cancer Care Delivery: A Survey of Diverse Cancer Settings

The NCI’s Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP) implemented a survey to NCI-designated Cancer CentersExternal Web Site Policy and NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP)External Web Site Policy Community Sites across the U.S. centered on addressing social risk within cancer care delivery settings. The survey assessed the extent to which these cancer care delivery systems are integrating social care into routine clinical practice and/or research. This presentation will highlight key survey findings and opportunities for improving cancer care delivery for populations in need. Invited speakers will also highlight example models, strategies, and challenges encountered as they have worked to integrate social and clinical care within NCI-designated Cancer Centers and NCORP sites.

December 1, 2022
3:00 pm
A Decade of Social Risk Research in Cancer: A systematic review of the literature on food insecurity, housing instability, and transportation barriers among cancer patients and survivors

This presentation will summarize the current scope of observational and interventional research focused on food insecurity, housing instability, and transportation barriers experienced by cancer patients and survivors. Presenters will also describe key research gaps and opportunities for promoting research across the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine’s Five Activities (Awareness, Adjustment, Assistance, Alignment, and Advocacy)External Web Site Policy for strengthening social and clinical care integration.

Webinar 1

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 3:00 PM ET
Addressing Social Risks in Cancer Care Delivery: A Workshop Summary

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Purpose

In the first webinar in this new series, presenters will summarize content, discussions, and key recommendations for research from the Addressing Social Risks in Cancer Care Delivery Workshop. Presenters will also highlight funding opportunities across NIH to support research addressing social determinants of health and cancer health disparities.

Presenters

Brenda AdjeiBrenda A. Adjei, Ed.D., M.P.A.
Program Director
Healthcare Delivery Research Program
National Cancer Institute
Email: brenda.adjei@nih.gov

Janeth SanchezJaneth Sanchez, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Program Director
Healthcare Delivery Research Program
National Cancer Institute
Email: janeth.sanchez@nih.gov

Intended Audience

Extramural investigators at junior, mid-, and senior levels.

Last Updated: 12 May, 2022