If you or your organization would like to learn more about partnership opportunities with ONS, please contact Michele R. McCorkle, RN, MSN, ONS executive director, at

Organizational Memberships

ONS is a member of the following organizations. 

Alliance for Nursing Informatics

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

American Nurses Association (ANA)


Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Information is essential to health transformation. At HIMSS15, you'll find the resources, people and ideas that enable you to transform health through the power of information — through innovation, engagement, leadership, connectivity and more. ONS is proud to be an endorser and one of the expert resources at HIMSS15. Register today.

International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care

National Cancer Policy Forum

National Coalition for Health Professionals Education in Genetics 

National Quality Forum

Nursing Organizations Alliance

Strategic Alliances

ONS forms strategic alliances with like-minded organizations that share common goals to provide quality care for patients with cancer, provide education and training for oncology nurses, and to share resources.

American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Commission on Cancer

ANA Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics

Canadian Oncology Nursing Organization (CANO)

Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance

European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)

Middle East Cancer Consortium (MECC)

Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

NCI National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB)

The Joint Commission (TJC)

TJC Ambulatory Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC)

Special Initiatives

So that we remain a driving force in cancer care, we partner with likeminded organizations, promote a diverse and inclusive membership, and engage in international outreach and education. 

Joining Forces
We proudly support this initiative to raise awareness of health issues affecting America’s military veterans and their families. View AANP's Joining Forces video.

Journey Forward
This award-winning program developed a survivorship care plan and toolkits for patients and professionals.

National Health IT Week
This collaborative forum joins public and private healthcare constituents in educating industry stakeholders on the value of health information technology to the U.S. healthcare system. 

National Healthcare Quality Week
This event celebrates the dedication of healthcare quality and patient safety professionals, highlighting their work in improving patient outcomes.

People to People Citizen Ambassdor Program
In September 2013, a delegation of oncology nursing professionals led by then-president Dr. Mary Gullatte traveled to India for bilateral communication on nursing practice, leadership, education, and research. Read the trip report in the Journal of Professional Proceedings and consider applying for a future delegation.