CoC State Chairs serve as representatives of the CoC by providing leadership and support to CoC-accredited programs and Cancer Liaison Physicians (CLPs) in their state or region. They are collaborators, innovators, and experts working with cancer programs, cancer professionals, the American Cancer Society and Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalitions to improve the quality of cancer care.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Chapter Council nominates the individual to be appointed by the CoC to the role of CoC State Chair. CoC State Chairs are appointed to a three-year term and can be reappointed based on performance. If you are interested in becoming a CoC State Chair, please contact your ACS Chapter President.
The individual assuming the responsibility of CoC State Chair must:
An individual who serves, or has served, as a Cancer Liaison Physician is preferred.
Current CoC State Chairs will be emailed Cancer Liaison Physician contacts lists for their state/region and scheduled site visits information on the first of each month beginning December 1, 2021.