Affecting change as a clinical academic

Trends Cancer. 2024 Feb;10(2):93-96. doi: 10.1016/j.trecan.2023.10.003. Epub 2023 Nov 10.

Abstract

Clinical academics can effectively advocate for cultural and policy transformations to improve health outcomes; but where do you begin? We present a case study of academics from Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) who are engaging with the public, media, and policymakers to affect meaningful change in melanoma skin cancer.

Keywords: clinical academic; government; health policy; melanoma; public health; skin cancer; social media.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Melanoma* / therapy