Chicago Sister Cities Medical Initiative Program

The Lurie Cancer Center invites breast cancer specialists from Chicago's affiliated Sister Cities to apply for the Chicago Sister Cities Medical Initiative Program. Through a generous grant from the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, a competitive application process will award up to 14 clinicians from the 28 different Chicago Sister Cities the chance to attend the 16th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium held on October 9-12, 2014 in Chicago. The Chicago Sister Cities Medical Initiative Program will provide funding to accepted international physicians and the majority of travel expenses.

The Application Deadline is August 8, 2014.





A professional colleague must submit a reference letter (on letterhead) by the August 8 application deadline.


Describe your interest in the field of breast cancer by summarizing your current research projects, training, etc. (Limit 500 words)


Describe how you will share what you’ve learned from attending the Lynn Sage Breast Symposium with your institution and colleagues when you return to your native city. (Limit 250 words)

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Please contact Megan Cahill with any questions.

Lurie Cancer Center, Office of Public Affairs and Communications
676 North St. Clair Suite 1200, Chicago
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