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What is LEAD?

LEAD is a conference designed for women in oncology and hematology. The goal of this conference is to empower women leaders in the hematology and oncology space by providing essential clinical updates, career development, and professional networking. Sessions include discussions on the importance of women’s leadership, career development workshops, and clinical sessions on biomarkers and oncology therapies.

Registration Open

There are no registration fees for this year’s conference

Registration is not limited to female attendees only. We encourage any male participants who would like to attend to register and collaborate with us.


Virtual Features

  • Live stream career development session in real time including professional vignettes, keynote, and panels
  • Topics will include leadership strategies, career advancement and transition in oncology and equity within oncology
  • Opportunities to submit questions to presenters during the live streaming session
  • Also included in the live stream, clinical panel discussions covering hematologic malignancies and solid tumors
  • Pre-recorded clinical presentations available to all participants prior to the start of the live streaming session
  • Participants will have the ability to interact with one another via chat and other engagement tools during and after the live streaming session
  • Access to virtual exhibit hall for information and collaborations
  • CME credits for physicians and CNE credit for nurses



Julie Brahmer, MD, MSc


Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Nina Shah, MD

Associate Professor

University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA

Chief, Hematology/Oncology Professor

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Lowes Santa Monica
1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica 90401