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NOTCH and BONUS as Vehicles for Early and Sustained Leadership Training

Updated: Mar 22, 2023

We are really proud of our BONUS co-presidents, Taylor Fulton-Ward and Emma Khoury, who just published another article in Clinical Oncology about the work that NOTCH (National Oncology Trainees Collaborative For Healthcare Research) and BONUS do for medical students and junior doctors.

Clinical Oncology, published on 23 January 2023

T. Fulton-Ward, E. Khoury, M. Rowe, M.A. Baxter, C.M. Jones

Sir – In recent editorials, Hoskin, Turner and Tsang emphasise the importance of leadership skills [1, 2]; settling on a shared belief in the importance of experience but differing the added value they perceive to be offered by related courses and formal leadership education. Neither provide examples of sustainable routes through which the radiation/clinical and medical oncology community can be provided with early and longitudinal experience in leadership roles... Read further

  1. Hoskin P. Nature versus nurture: what underpins great leadership?. Clin Oncol. 2023; 35000.

  2. Turner S, Tsang Y. Nature versus nurture: what underpins great leadership?. The case for nurture. Clin Oncol. 2023; 35000

  3. Jones CM, Olsson-Brown A, Dobeson C. NOTCH: the National Oncology Trainees Collaborative for Healthcare Research. Clin Oncol. 2020; 32: 632-635

  4. Khoury EG, Heritage SR, Fulton-Ward T, Joseph PJS, Keshwara SM, Selby P. BONUS: the national oncology network for students and junior doctors. Clin Oncol. 2022; 34: 678-682

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Published on 23 January 2023

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