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Professional Chapters

IAO Chapter participation provides a unique combination of social interaction and professional dialogue among peers, in their own geographic area. Chapter members' backgrounds represent all facets of Medical Oncology and Life science, from academia, research, business and industry; it will invariably focus on the kind of information and insight that cannot easily be gathered in any other way.

If you have further questions regarding starting IAO chapter, please contact info@iao.org.

Professional Chapter Resources and Benefits

The following benefits are available to all types of IAO Professional Chapters which includes:

  • Administrative Interface - allowing you to manage your chapter’s members, update your chapter’s contact information, and much more!
  • Chapter Web Tools – IAO offers chapters the following web tools: Website hosting, Social Media Networking and blogs. For more information please go to: About Chapter
  • Local Activities Calendar – You can let chapter members, IAO members, and other Medical Oncology professionals, know about your upcoming events: forthcoming events
  • Through the IAO Chapters can submit chapter events through the Chapter Administrative Interface at IAO. Simply login with your IAO Chapter Web Account and choose ‘Add’ in the ‘Chapter Events/Local Activities Calendar’ box.
  • IAO Chapter Member Locator - If a group of chapter organizers do not have enough members (10 in total are needed), IAO will send a message to a selected group of IAO members those might be interested in helping to start the chapter. Please contact info@iao.org if you are interested in this service.
  • Promotional Materials that IAO can provide chapters with materials for chapter events: IAO

Professional Chapter Member Benefits

IAO Professional Chapter Members can avail the the IAO Professional Membership Benefits

How to Start a Professional IAO Chapter

IAO Chapter participation provides a unique combination of social interaction and professional dialogue among peers, in their own geographic area. IAO Chapter members' backgrounds represent all professionals of Medical Oncology and Life Science, from academia, research, business and industry.

Start an IAO Professional Chapter in easy 4 steps :

Entries made during the application process may be saved and completed at a later time by visiting the URL sent to the IAO chapter email address.

  • Step 1: Enter IAO chapter name, chapter email address, chapter type, and chapter sub-type.
  • Step 2: Enter the names of the individuals to serve as Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer. These individuals must be IAO Professional Members
  • Step 3: Enter chapter contact information (University Name,postal address and phone number, Contact Person Name).
  • Step 4: Enter the names of at least ten (10) individuals willing to carry out the chapter's mission and participate in activities. The last name, first name, and email addresses of these members will be required.

Once the completed application is submitted, it will be reviewed by the IAO Local Activities Manager within five to seven business days.