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Blake Oshiro served in the House of Representatives for eleven years where he was Majority Floor Leader for four years and Majority Leader for another four, serving in a leadership capacity almost from the beginning of his tenure. He also chaired or otherwise led committees relating to the environment, land use, labor, and criminal and constitutional law.
He understands the Hawaii legislative process as well, or better, than any person alive. From 2011 until 2014, he served as the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff with a specific oversight brief of all matters pertaining to policy and the state executive budget. He was the Governors’s lead person in dealing with the state legislature, the county governments and the Hawaii Congressional delegation.
A graduate of the William S. Richardson, School of Law, University of Hawaii, and the Kennedy School of Executive Education at Harvard University, he is an accomplished attorney of note, and the recipient of many professional awards for excellence, brilliance, and leadership on such issues as public interest, environmental, administrative, and constitutional law.
Michael Carney, MD, is an obstetrician/gynecologist in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is affiliated with Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, The Queen’s Medical Center, and Maui Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Carney has extensive experience treating women for ovarian, cervical, and gynecological cancers. Prior to joining the Women’s Cancer Center and the John A. Burns School of Medicine, he worked at the prestigious Huntsman Cancer Institute. Dr. Carney completed both his obstetrics and gynecology residency and fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Duke University Medical Center. He has developed clinical trials and is currently studying the molecular genetics of gynecological cancer to better understand and treat the disease.
The Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology (HSCO) is a Chapter Member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC). HSCO members receive access to valuable educational content and targeted resources through ACCC to support their professional development.
· The ACCC COVID-19 Resource Center contains webcasts, podcasts, and blogs, and resources on the pandemic from federal and professional organizations.
· The ACCC COVID-19 Financial Advocacy Resources Hub features new and updated foundation assistance, updates to manufacturer assistance programs, and Medicare and Medicaid coverage updates.
· HSCO members can connect in real-time through members-only virtual discussion forum on ACCCeXchange. Within this forum, HSCO members from every profession involved in cancer care delivery ask and answer questions, discuss common challenges, and share knowledge and experience. Join the discussion and connect with your peers.
· Tap into the value of HSCO membership! Visit our membership page for more information on how you can join our community of professionals. If you’re unsure of your membership status, please contact our membership department today.
· The ACCCeLearning portal makes it easy to find education relevant to your needs and interests. Accessible on any device and at any time, courses are available in a variety of formats, so you can listen, watch, read or interact in ways that best suit your needs. Health professionals can claim CME/CPE/CNE credit for all applicable activities. Since you’re already logged in, take a look around today!