NYSCC Survivorship Action Team Quarterly Member Meeting Series (3/4)

NYSCC Survivorship Action Team Quarterly Member Meeting Series (3/4)

Thursday Dec 14, 2023

11:00AM - 12:30PM

The Consortium in Action: A Presentation from The Survivorship Action Team


The Cancer Survivorship Action team will provide an overview of models of care in cancer survivorship and a framework to support care delivery systems. We will review our ongoing projects, including education and future training opportunities. We will discuss our ongoing pilot Advanced Practice Provider (APP) training program that offers opportunities for APPs to rotate among rural and urban settings, including member institutions (Columbia University, Bassett Health, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center), and our upcoming Project ECHO with opportunities for training primary care provider teams about cancer survivorship.


  • Christina Crabtree-Ide, PhD, MPH is an applied Epidemiologist and Health Services Researcher and Implementation Scientist with extensive knowledge pertaining to the interplay between individual, community, and regional factors and how those factors support or impede individuals’ access to cancer care. At Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (RPCCC), she is implementing a multi-center network of cancer survivorship and supporting cancer screening initiatives across the urban, rural, and remote community sites. Dr. Crabtree-Ide focuses on cancer survivorship, health equity, and improving access to care for patients from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. She is co-chair of the New York State Cancer Consortium Survivorship Action Team. 
  • Tessa Faye Flores, M.D. Dr. Flores obtained her biology degree and medical degree at West Virginia University and did her residency training at University of Buffalo Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics program. She is a board-certified Internist and Pediatrician. Currently, Dr. Flores is the medical director of Cancer Screening and Survivorship at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and practices as a onco-generalist.  Prior to coming to Roswell Park, she practiced primary care in private practice, university teaching, and community health center settings.  She is passionate about preventative care, wellness, cancer screening, and cancer survivorship.  Dr. Flores is a member of the New York State Cancer Consortium Steering Committee, co-chair of the NYS Survivorship Action team, co-chair of SITC ICI Survivorship Steering committee, and a member of the NCCN Survivorship panel.
  •  Maureen Killackey, MD, FACS, FACOG After graduating from Barnard College, Columbia University, getting her MD at Cornell Weill Medical Center, training at New York Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering, Dr. Killackey has been immersed in cancer care delivery since 1982 when she started as a gynecologic/surgical oncologist.  Since 2000, she has developed and directed multidisciplinary cancer programs affiliated with NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Centers (Memorial Sloan Kettering and Herbert Irving/Columbia University) in urban, rural and suburban settings.  She is Chair of the NYS Cancer Advisory Council, Co-Chair of the NYS Survivorship Action Team, member of the HPV Vaccination and Lung Cancer Screening Action Teams and contributed to the CDC-NYS Comprehensive Cancer Plans 2012 -2017, 2018-2023 and 2024 – 2029.  She is a national Site Reviewer for American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer Accreditation Programs and is mentoring newly recruited CoC Surveyors.  Dr. Killackey’s efforts reflect her commitment to ensure diverse communities’ access to the highest quality of patient-centered, multidisciplinary and coordinated oncology services along the continuum of cancer care from screening, prevention through diagnosis and treatment and into survivorship.

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This publication was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number, N5U58DP006309-04, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Research, Inc. or the NYS Department of Health.