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ESMO Leaders Generation Programme: an alumni insight
  1. Leticia De Mattos Arruda1,
  2. Carmen Criscitiello2,
  3. Matteo Lambertini3,
  4. Guillem Argiles1
  1. 1 Department of Medical Oncology, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital and Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
  2. 2 Division of Early Drug Development, European Institute of Oncology, Milano, Italy
  3. 3 Department of Medicine, Institut Jules Bordet and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium
  1. Correspondence to Dr Guillem Argiles; gargiles{at}

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Several alumni of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Leaders Generation Programme introduce the scope, aims and goals of the programme. The ESMO Leaders Generation Programme was designed to shape the future of the oncology profession as well as the future of ESMO. This exciting and intensive course has been specifically created for young oncologists to provide them with specific training needed for future leadership. Covered topics include ESMO and the world of oncology as well as the development of personal skills especially in the areas of communication, leadership and career development. All qualified medical or clinical oncologists working in Europe who are ESMO members and aged between 31 years and 45 years are invited to apply for the programme. The course is divided into two parts and provides a variety of interactive training as well as mentoring by experts in the field of oncology. Applications can be filled out on the ESMO home page. The alumni give detailed insights on their most valuable ESMO Leaders Generation Programme experience and encourage applying to the programme .

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