AACE Engagement Lounges

AACE Engagement Lounges are Zoom Meetings focusing on topics relevant to the work of our members. They may follow a number of different formats, including a facilitated conversation with participants, a series of short presentations with Q&A breaks in between, a moderated panel discussion, and more. AACE is now inviting AACE members to submit proposals for Engagement Lounges that they want to organize!

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Mentoring, Coaching, and Sponsorship in Cancer Education


DATE: Thursday, 31 August 2023


TIME: 12:00 to 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)


SPEAKERS: AACE Membership Committee Co-Chairs - Angela Adjetey Appiah, PhD, DNP, MPH, RN, COA, Pace University; John Kim, PhD, EdD, MPH, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center



  • Discuss the benefits of and differences between mentoring, coaching, and sponsorship in cancer education
  • Review our AACE members' needs assessment survey outcomes regarding mentoring programs and discuss insights into enhancing the design and development of a mentoring program to meet AACE members' needs
  • Seek attendee input into our mentoring program through collaborative discussions


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Past Engagement Lounges:

Making Connections: Supporting Cancer Education Beyond the Lecture Hall - 21 July 2023  (recording for members-only)

Cancer Disparities Training and Career Paths - 11 August 2023 
co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Getting the Most from AACE Membership - 31 August 2022 

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Engagement Lounges- 23 and 29 March 2022 (recording for members-only)

AACE-CPEN Joint Engagement Lounge: Improving eHealth Literacy Among Cancer Survivors - 24 Feburary 2022 (recording for members-only)

Cancer Education within Diverse Communities - Thursday, 28 October 2021  (recording for members-only)

Choosing and Using Standardized Measures to Evaluate Your Education Program - Tuesday, 29 June 2021 (recording for members-only)

How in the World Do I Measure a Partnership? - Wednesday, 28 April 2021 (recording for members-only)

Cancer and COVID-19: Community Outreach& Engagement - Wednesday, 10 February 2021 (recording for members-only)

NCI-funded Summer Programs: Developing Tools and Sharing Best Practice for Virtual Programming - Thursday, 11 November 2020 (recording for members-only)

Tools and Activities for Interactive/Applied Learning at a Distance - Thursday, 6 August 2020 (recording for members-only

Using Cancer Education to Address Social Determinants of Health in the Era of COVID-19 - Thursday, 14 May 2020
Cosponsored by the Emory University Urban Health Initiative.
Articles shared and/or referenced during the discussion included:

NCI-Funded Summer Programs During COVID-19 - Thursday, 16 April 2020 (recording for members-only

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