Making the Transition from News to PR

Compiled by University of Mississippi Medical Center Public Affairs writers The transition from writing for a news organization to working for an academic medical center is more seamless than it first appears. Several former news reporters, editors and photographers identified these differences and similarities. Similarities: AP style still rules. Most stories and videos are produced…

Charles Mullighan named St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed Charles G. Mullighan, MBBS, MD, deputy director. In this new position, Mullighan will help guide precision medicine, preclinical and other strategic research initiatives for the center, which is the nation’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. He…

Strengthening Your Organization’s Reputation Online

As NCI Centers, we take great pride in our organization’s reputation in cancer treatment and research. Typically, when your organization has a strong and positive reputation, a reputation strategy exists and is reinforced however may not be a main priority to optimize. However, with increasing cancer care providers and the growing demand of consumers online,…

Imaging in Cancer Immunotherapy Research Symposium

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will host the Imaging in Cancer Immunotherapy Annual Research Symposium Friday, March 29, in Memphis, Tennessee. Experts from St. Jude and other leading institutions will present a series of lectures on the background and current state of immunotherapy, as well as new innovations and the future of imaging in immunotherapy.…

Cancer Center Headlines

Check out some of the latest news coverage from some of our member centers.   Jefferson to pursue purchase of Fox Chase Cancer Center Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Proton therapy arrives in Georgia Winship Cancer Center $75M gift to establish new center for blood cancers NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center $20M gift boosts multiple…

Message from the Chair: Have you noticed?

I can understand if you thought PAMN’s annual conference was the only opportunity for members to network and learn. It is the highlight our calendar. Unfortunately, that also would mean you’ve been missing out on our great programming year round. If you haven’t noticed, here are some ways PAMN aims to help you become a…

How do you stack up against your peers? Find out.

Learning how your marketing and communications team compares nationally to your peers (and competitors) is more than just an interesting exercise. The answers could provide the rationale you need to get more resources. The data is available to all healthcare marketing and communications leaders who participate in a benchmarking study led by Cleveland Clinic and…

And the winner is …

Congratulations to PAMN member Kira Bayley, a special events associate at City of Hope National Medical Center, for winning an Amazon Echo smart speaker. Kira won a random drawing of PAMN members who had activated their myPAMN profiles by Jan. 1. If you haven’t activated yours yet, here’s how. It’s the best way to access insights…

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