A specialist in biomarkers in endometrial cancer with an interest in the optimization of available resources, Dr. Anna Plotkin understands the crucial need for skilled pathologists as an integral part of gynecologic cancer care teams everywhere. Dr. Plotkin is a pathologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre who completed her postgraduate training in anatomical pathology at the University of Toronto with a fellowship in gynecological and breast pathology. Her special interests are breast and g..
Dr. Atallah is being honored with the IGCS Excellence in Teaching Award for his commitment to education, surgical training, and research for the improvement of gynecologic cancer care. With more than 100 articles published in professional journals and over 20 years of experience, Dr. Atallah is a dedicated and respected educator and mentor for medical students, residents, fellows, and his own faculty. His commitment to education and spreading knowledge is evident throughout his career and ambiti..
Professor Obermair is being honored with the IGCS Excellence in Teaching Award for his lifelong commitment to improve the care of women affected by gynecological cancer through investigation, collaboration, and teaching. In 2008 he founded SurgicalPerformance, which enables surgeons of all specialties to learn about their very own surgical outcomes, including patient-reported outcomes. His research and commitment to education and teaching has gained international recognition for transforming tre..
Professor Ngan is being honored with the IGCS Excellence in Teaching Award in recognition for four decades of gynecologic oncology mentoring and gynecological surgery training in South and South-East Asia. Recognizing the power and importance of international collaboration, she is a foundational member of the FIGO Staging Committees and has also made significant contributions in education in the arenas of cancer prevention and pre-invasive disease management. Because of her leadership and strong..
Dr. Abu-Rustum is being honored with the IGCS Excellence in Teaching Award for his work and accomplishments that have set a standard of excellence in training our next generation. He is recognized as a pioneer in surgery to treat cervical cancer and a leader in sentinel lymph node mapping, a novel approach adopted by many oncology practices nationally and internationally, in cervical and uterine cancer. His tireless energy spent with residents, fellows, and his own faculty as well as internation..
For her mentorship and leadership with gynecologic oncology sub-specialty training programs in Ethiopia, specifically at Addis Ababa University and initiating a program at St. Paul’s Millenium Medical College. This award recognizes a deep commitment and dedication to gynecologic oncology, exemplifying the core components of teaching and education. About Dr. Rahel Ghebre Dr. Rahel Ghebre is a gynecologic oncologist and faculty with IGCS sponsored gynecologic oncology fellowship in Ethiopia...
For his leadership in the CIDRZ Cervical Cancer Prevention Program and extensive collaborative efforts to raise awareness of women’s health issues in sub-Saharan Africa, this award recognizes a deep commitment and dedication to gynecologic oncology, exemplifying the core components of teaching and education...
For the successful development (10+ years) of the Dutch School Fellowship and Gynaecological Cancer Nurses Programme in Indonesia. About Prof. Peter Heintz The career of Prof. Heintz is characterized by a strong interest in women with cancer, in the western world as well as in the developing world. Prof. Heintz received his OB/GYN and oncology training at the Leiden University Medical Centre and the Netherlands Cancer Institute. At the beginning of his career, gynaecologic oncology as a recogniz..
Michael A. Bookman, MD graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School, followed by residency training at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. In 1988, after completing a senior staff fellowship within the Medicine Branch of the National Cancer Institute, he joined the Department of Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia PA, where he remained for 21 years, most recently as Vice President for Ambulatory Care and Clinical Research. In September 2..