Rebecca Cammy, MSW, LCSW, Receives Best Article Award


Headshot of Becky CammyCongratulations to new staff member Rebecca Cammy, MSW, LCSW, Supervisor, Patient Support Services at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health, who was the recent recipient of the 2017 Best Article Award for her publication, “Developing a Palliative Radiology Oncology Service Line: The Integration of Advance Care Planning in Subspecialty Oncologic Care.” The paper was published in the Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life Care.

In the publication, Cammy delineated how she established a comprehensive Advance Care Planning intervention in a palliative radiation program at her former institution. Her paper has also been accepted for presentation at several professional meetings including the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) in March 2018 and the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) in May 2018.

“We are thrilled to have Becky on our team and look forward to how her expertise can inform our approach to Advance Care Planning as well as other supportive care practices,” said Greg Garber, MSW, LCSW, Director, Support Services at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.