The American Association for Cancer Education (AACE) was founded in 1947 as the Cancer Coordinators, an association of cancer educators from US medical and dental schools that met annually to discuss problems and methods of mutual interest.


Champion the highest standards for cancer education through evidence-based practices to achieve quality outcomes.


Achieving excellence in education to reduce the burden of cancer worldwide.

AACE Leadership

AACE leadership includes:

  1. Executive Council
  2. Program Director
  3. Standing Committees:
    1. Advisory* (the last 5 Past Presidents)
    2. Bylaws*
    3. Editorial* (Journal of Cancer Education Editorial Board)
    4. Membership*
    5. Annual Meeting Planning*
    6. Academy of Fellows
    7. Awards and Scholarships
    8. Education
    9. Global Cancer Education

    *These Committees are required by the AACE Bylaws. All other Committees are formed as the Executive Council deems necessary.