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2023 Summer Symposium & Reception

Program Agenda | Meeting Organizers | Young Investigator Awards | Sponsors & Exhibitors | Supporter Opportunities



Saturday, June 3, 2023
5:00 – 10:00 p.m. EDT
Metropolitan in Willis Tower
233 South Wacker Drive, 67th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60606

Program Agenda

5:30 pm                           Doors and Registration Open, Social Gathering, Visit Exhibit Booths
7:00 – 7:30 pm                CAHON Presentations

                                         Opening Remarks and Introduction of VIP Guests
                                         RuiRong Yuan, MD, PhD - Board Chair

                                         CAHON Presidential Address and CAHON Updates
                                         Bo Zhao, MD - President

                                        Updates on CAHON Journals
                                        Delong Liu, MD, PhD - Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hematology & Oncology
7:30 – 8:00 pm                Scientific Presentations - Topics to be determined
8:15 - 8:30 pm                Young Investigator Awards Ceremony
                                         J Christine Ye, MD | Zhaohui Jin, MD | Tian Zhang, MD, MHS |Wanqing Iris Zhi, MD, PhD
                                         CAHON 2022-2024 Academic Committee


8:30 – 8:40 pm               Closing Remarks
                                        Ruirong Yuan, MD, PhD, Board Chair
8:40 – 10:00 pm              Social Gathering and Visit Exhibit Booths

Meeting Organizers

RuiRong Yuan, MD, PhD – CAHON Board Chair
Bo Zhao, MD – CAHON President
Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD – CAHON Vice President
Zhaohui Jin, MD – Mayo Clinic
Tian Zhang, MD, MHS – UT Southwestern Comprehensive Cancer Center
J Christine Ye, MD – University of Michigan
Iris Zhi, MD, PhD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Young Investigator Awards


To foster growth and achievement amongst CAHON’s early career or physician-in-training members, CAHON will award up to five Young Investigator Awards (YIA) based on the scientific merit of abstracts submitted to the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Current CAHON member –Available to physicians-in-training, including residency or fellowship training (Associate Member Category, waived dues) or physicians within 3 years of fellowship training at the level of instructor or assistant professor (Active Member Category, dues $100 USD)
  2. Recognized as the first or senior author in the abstract or presentation presented at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting.
  3. Availability to attend CAHON’s Young Investigator Award Ceremony during the 2022 Summer Symposium

Applications should include:

  • YIA Application Form
  • Accepted 2023 ASCO abstract including the abstract category (i.e., clinical, translational, etc.)
  • CV, including education and current training level or position
  • Short Bio (3 sentences long)

CAHON membership applications available at http://www.cahon.org/membership

Each awardee will receive $500 and a certificate. International recipients will only receive a certificate. The research data from the abstracts will be given priority consideration for publication in the Journal of Hematology & Oncology (JHO).

Please submit all application materials to Eli Rehorst at egonzalez-rehorst@cahon.org by Friday, May 5, 2023.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

2023 Corporate Partners

2023 Oncology Annual Supporter


Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor is a unique opportunity to connect with the most influential group of Chinese American hematologists and oncologists in the country.  The content of the forum is designed to attract medical professionals from every career level and to share the latest scientific findings, methods, technologies to facilitate their practice. Please email Eli Gonzalez-Rehorst for more information at egonzalez-rehorst@cahon.org


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