The first annual BCAN Leadership Summit took place this October. More than 60 patient advocates from as far away as Washington State traveled to Rockville, Maryland, for the event.
The engage, educate and energize survivors and volunteers. Participants attended BC–A–N How-To Workshops. Learning how to communicate to raise awareness in a digital world; advocate on behalf of the community; and navigate the current healthcare system to help patients receive the best care.Leadership Summit was designed to
Take a moment to check out the slide presentations (in blue) listed below each presenter:
Elizabeth Franklin Hoffler, MSW, ACSW
|Drs. David McConkey, Andrea Apolo and Gary Steinberg|
They heard about the latest advances in here to read a summary of their panel discussion from the Research Society.care and research from Drs. Gary Steinberg, David McConkey and Andrea Apolo. Click
The Summit kicked off the second day with the first ever Best of BCAN Awards! BCAN is pleased to recognize our 5 #BCANLEADER winners at this year’s Summit. Congratulations and a special thank you for all you do, to our Best of BCAN winners pictured below with BCAN CEO Andrea Maddox-Smith (L) and Co-Founder Diane Zipursky Quale (R):
|2016 Best of BCAN Awards|
Monica Austin-Cox: Outstanding Contributions to BCAN
Rick Bangs: Research
Bob Lipman: Education/Support
Marge Coffin: Advocacy
Karen Godfrey: Outstanding Contributions to BCAN
After offering suggestions to improve BCAN programs and support services, participants shared their commitment to helping BCAN continue to make a difference in thecommunity.
As a #BCANLEADER, what will you do? Click here to let us know.