Founded at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Bekelman Named to National Cancer Policy Forum

Justin Bekelman, MD, has been named a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF).

Justin Bekelman

The NCPF serves as a trusted venue in which experts and leaders can work collaboratively to identify and examine high-priority policy issues in cancer care and research. According to the National Academies, “The Forum provides a continual focus within the National Academies on cancer, addressing policy issues relevant to the goal of reducing the cancer burden, through basic and translational research, prevention, and by improving the care and outcomes for those diagnosed with cancer.”

Bekelman is Director of the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation at the Abramson Cancer Center, Professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn Medicine, Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, and Faculty in the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics.

This article was co-posted with the Penn Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics.

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