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Dr. Carmen Guerra Wins ASCO Excellence in Equity Award

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Congratulations to Carmen Guerra, MD, MSCE, FACP, a CHIBE-affiliated faculty member, who won the 2023 Excellence in Equity Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in June 2023 at the ASCO annual meeting.

According to ASCO’s website, the Excellence in Equity Award is bestowed upon a member who has “made significant and measurable contributions towards increasing equity, diversity and inclusion within the field of oncology, or increasing access to equitable care for cancer patients. Recipients of this award have demonstrated their dedication to activities that foster and promote equitable treatment and care for historically under-represented groups through efforts within their practice, advocacy, applied research, volunteer, mentorship or other activities that create equitable, sustainable, and measurable change in the field of oncology.”

Read more in this Penn Medicine News Release.

Congratulations to Dr. Carmen Guerra who was presented with the @ASCO Excellence in Equity Award today and shared her insights about being a “bias disrupter” and more. #ASCO23 @PennCancer @lynn_schuchter @AmericanCancer @GuerraViswanath #mentorship

— Penn Medicine MD (@PennMDForum) June 4, 2023