IASLC Academy

IASLC Academy

The IASLC Academy is an innovative program to educate early career thoracic specialists and set them on a path to long-term success. 

The application period for the current IASLC Academy class is now closed.  

The IASLC Academy provides a unique opportunity to facilitate networking and collaboration among
physicians from all over the world and international faculty.

- Christian Rolfo, MD, PhD, MBA
University of Maryland, Greenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

Overall, I think it is a good learning experience and an invaluable opportunity to meet like-minded peers and to forge new friendships. I thank the faculty for their pearls of wisdom, and most importantly, my mentor for giving me the chance to take part in this Academy program.

- Past Participant
IASLC Academy, 2017-2019 Class

The IASLC Academy is a professional development program for physicians from around the world who are interested in pursuing an academic career in thoracic oncology.

Launched at the IASLC 2017 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Yokohama, Japan, this innovative program is taught by prominent leaders in the field. The program consists of didactic meetings held in conjunction with the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in 2019 and 2020, and a mentored learning experience.



A small, intimate program strictly for thoracic oncology professionals.


 Mentorship opportunities with international faculty. 


 Access for two consecutive years to the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer.



The inaugural class (2017-2018) consisted of 13 physicians from Australia, Canada, Egypt, Italy, Nepal, Portugal, Singapore and the United States.