2022 Summit on Cancer Health Disparities

Moving from Challenges to Solutions

WHEN April 29 - May 1, 2022
WHERE Seattle, WA Grand Hyatt


This annual oncology conference, 2022 Summit on Cancer Health Disparities (SCHD22), will feature lectures, panel discussions and debates among leaders across the spectrum of cancer care delivery. This conference will bring together oncology professionals, cancer disparity researchers, and other stakeholders to discuss the factors leading to cancer health disparities and ways to overcome the impact of these factors to optimize outcomes of cancer patients.

SCHD22 is an accredited continuing education activity (CME activity) that will foster collaborative interdisciplinary interactions and partnerships to stimulate the development of new research and clinical practices that reduce cancer health disparities and improve outcomes of the diverse patient population.


Oncologist and Hematologists

Oncology and Hematology Nurse Practitioners

Oncology and Hematology Physician Assistants

Oncology and Hematology Nurses

Oncology and Hematology Pharmacists

Oncology and Hematology Fellows/Residents

Oncology and Hematology Researchers

Others interested in cancer disparities


Identify drivers of cancer health disparities and review their impact on patients along the cancer continuum.

State the financial and physical barriers, review strategies to navigate these factors to optimize management of patients with cancer.

Incorporate evidence-based strategies to minimize the impact of specific drivers of inequity in the management of patients with cancer.

Describe challenges and develop novel approaches to improve participation of underrepresented communities in clinical trials.

Program Director

Binay Shah, MD

Founder & President

Binaytara Foundation


David Aboulafia, MD


Virginia Mason Cancer Institute

Edith P. Mitchell, MD

Clinical Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities

Thomas Jefferson University

Hannah Linden, MD, FACP

Professorship of Breast Cancer Research, University of Washington

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Organizing Committee

Aparna Parikh, MD

Medical Director,

Global Cancer Care Program

Harvard University

Bhawna Sirohi, MD

Consultant medical oncologist

Director of Medical Oncology

Max cancer centre, New Delhi, India

Chadi Nabhan, MD, MBA, FACP

Chairman, Precision Oncology Alliance, Caris Life Sciences

Adjunct Professor, University of South Carolina

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD

Medical Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY

Gil Morgan, MD

Medical Oncologist

Skane University Hospital, Sweden

Jack West, MD

Medical Oncologist

City of Hope

Rachna Shroff, MD, MS

Medical Director, Clinical Trials

Chief, Section of GI Medical Oncology

Director, Arizona Clinical Trials Network

Shaheenah Dawood, MBBCh, MPH

Head of Medical Oncology

Dubai Hospital, UAE

Saurabh Jha, MD

Co-Program Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship

Associate Professor of Radiology

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Siddhartha Yadav, MD

Medical Oncologist

Mayo Clinic

Vivek Subbiah, MD

Associate Professor, Investigational Cancer Therapeutics Department

Center Clinical Medical Director, Clinical Center for Targeted Therapy

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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About The Binaytara Foundation

The Binaytara Foundation (BTF) is a 501(c)3 non profit organization working to improve access to cancer care in the United States and other parts of the world.

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