Samvel Bardakhchyan, MD, received the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) International Development and Education Award (IDEA).
The recipients of the award will participate in the annual conference, hold in May 2021. Moreover, the recipients will have a continuing cancer education under the mentorship of a leading ASCO member in the preferred institution in the States. The partnership also considers collaborative research and publication and subscription to the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Dr. Bardakhchyan is a Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) graduate. He passed a residency program in medical oncology in the Muratsan University Hospital of the YSMU. Since then, he has been working as an adult oncologist in Muratsan University Hospital (2017-2019) and Hematology Center after Prof. R.H. Yeolyan (2019-present). In addition, Dr. Bardakhchyan is currently doing his PhD in oncology in YSMU.
In his interview with the journalist from the YSMU, Dr. Bardakhchyan noted that this award was a good chance for him to advance knowledge, skills and learn the international experience.