The American Association for Cancer Education (AACE) was founded in 1947 as the Cancer Coordinators, an association of cancer educators from US medical and dental schools that met annually to discuss problems and methods of mutual interest.

Our Mission

Champion the highest standards for cancer education through evidence-based practices to achieve quality outcomes.

Our Vision

Achieving excellence in education to reduce the burden of cancer worldwide.

Our Values

Innovate    Disseminate    Collaborate    Respect    Mentor

AACE Leadership

AACE leadership includes:

  1. Executive Council
  2. Standing Committees:
    1. Advisory* (the last 5 Past Presidents)
    2. Bylaws*
    3. Editorial* (Journal of Cancer Education Editorial Board)
    4. Membership*
    5. Annual Meeting Planning* (upcoming Annual Meeting)
    6. Academy of Fellows
    7. Awards and Scholarships (information on awards and scholarships)
    8. Education
    9. Global Cancer Education
    *These Committees are required by the AACE Bylaws. All other Committees are formed as the Executive Council deems necessary.
  3. AACE Headquarters