Established in 2011, the Oncologist of the Year Award recognizes the achievements of an individual who, throughout the span of their career, has made significant contributions that have had a transforming and lasting impact in areas of clinical oncology, patient advocacy activities, and patient care or outstanding, long-term service to MSCO.
Starting in 2022, the award name changed to honor the memory of Dr. Arthur T. Skarin, former MSCO president, who was dedicated and devoted to the education and enrichment of the oncology profession as well as advocating for patients, patient care, and treatment accessibility within the state.
The award presented annually during the MSCO Annual Meeting, and the recipient is highlighted in the MSCO newsletter, website, and in other meeting publications. The recipient is invited to deliver an acceptance speech during the Annual Meeting.
2023 Arthur T. Skarin Award Recipient
Robert J. Mayer, MD
Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Faculty Vice President for Academic Affairs at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Past Award Recipients