I’m looking forward to a focus on the oncology medical home—an issue which resonates with the themes of quality and value, and the multidisciplinary nature of cancer care delivery.
—Steven L. D’Amato, BSPharm, BCOP
Steven L. D’Amato, BSPharm, BCOP, became President of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) at its 41st Annual Meeting on March 18, 2015, in Arlington, Virginia. He is Executive Director of New England Cancer Specialists and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Tufts College of Medicine. Mr. D’Amato serves as a member of the Maine Medical Center Institutional Review Board, and he has had 30 years of experience in clinical oncology in both the hospital and private practice settings.
Mr. D’Amato has been active in ACCC for many years, serving on the Program Committee, and as an Advisory Board Member for ACCC’s Oncology Pharmacy Education Network. Most recently, he served on ACCC’s Board of Trustees as Secretary for 2 years.
The Oncology Medical Home
“I want to thank the ACCC membership for giving me this opportunity to serve,” said Mr. D’Amato. “Each ACCC President selects a theme issue. I’m looking forward to a focus on the oncology medical home—an issue which resonates with the themes of quality and value, and the multidisciplinary nature of cancer care delivery.”
Mr. D’Amato has lectured extensively on pain management, end-of-life care, and oncology practice. He is a board member of the Community Cancer Center in South Portland, Maine, a nonprofit organization providing education and support to cancer patients.
He earned his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. ■