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Awards FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions About ACCC Awards

How do I determine whether something qualifies as an innovation?

ACCC is looking for innovations that advance the goals of improving the delivery of quality cancer care. Take a look at previous award winners for the scope of projects that have been honored.

What do Innovator Award winners receive?

Innovator Award winners gain exposure in their community and nationally, as these innovations are shared with oncology care providers and the broader healthcare community. Materials are provided to assist in promoting your award in your own community. Innovator Award winners present their innovative programs at the ACCC 35th National Oncology Conference, October 17–19, 2018, in Phoenix, AZ. One lead speaker will receive complimentary registration and paid travel expenses.

What is the deadline to apply for a 2018 Innovator Award?

The deadline was Friday, March 9, 2018.

When will award winners be announced?

The 2018 ACCC Innovator Award winners will be notified directly, and an announcement to the general membership will be made in April 2018.

Can anyone in my cancer program apply for an award?

Anyone who is affiliated with ACCC as a Cancer Program Member is eligible to apply for an award. Innovator Awards are presented to the cancer program—not to individuals.

What expenses are covered if we win?

The lead presenter will receive: round-trip coach airfare, two nights lodging at the Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass hotel, and complimentary conference registration. Click here for more details on expense coverage.

Can my cancer program submit more than one application?

You may submit more than one application for an award, but your program is not eligible to win more than one award.

How are award winners selected?

Entries will be reviewed by an ACCC Selection Committee.