Greater Pittsburgh Chapter

Welcome to the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter. The Chapter invites you to browse our site and participate in our events and other offerings. 

This is Your LOCAL ONS Connection!  Visit often to find out what's happening in Oncology Nursing in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.  Look to this site to find out about our membership, our leadership, our meetings, our events, newsletters, and MUCH MORE!  

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Contact Trish Macara, President:

October 27, 2017


Friday, October 27, 2017 
2:00pm - 7:30pm 
Hyatt House Pittsburgh/Bloomfield/Shadyside

The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society invites oncology nurses to join us for our inaugural conference that will address leading topics in oncology nursing.

Don’t miss the following presentations from a variety of experts in the Pittsburgh oncology community:

        • Cognitive Dysfunction 
        • Immuno-Therapy: Overview of Checkpoint Inhibitors
        • Medical Marijuana
        • Palliative Care
        • Survivorship: Lessons Learned from a Head and Neck Survivorship Clinic
        • Early Prevention Strategies for Solid Tumor    

Continuing Education: UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 4 contact hour(s).

Questions? Contact Mary Kate Egan, President Elect, GPC-ONS at 

Oncology Events -- Lots of opportunity

Would you like to get involved in your oncology community?  There are lots of opportunities coming up!  


2017 GPC-ONS Programs


Our Program Committee chairs -- have lined up a great year of programs for our chapter.  Check back here for future dates and locations as they become available.  





June 13, 2017 Mallorca Management of CINV 1-888-962-4467
June 22, 2017 Lidia's HSCT as Treatment for Blood Cancers 412-395-2882

July 12, 2017

Eddie Merlot's  TKI Side Effects 267-377-5732
July 27, 2017 Houlihan's St Square ONS in Washington, DC
August 9, 2017 McCormick & Schmick's, South Side Works Fertility or
September 12, 2017  Grand Concourse  Patient Journeys Please RSVP to,
by calling 1-888-962-4467, or e-mailing