Administrative Coordinator, Patient Engagement
Dept. of Radiation Oncology
Shelley Saunders is an Administrative Coordinator in the department of Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine. As part of the patient engagement team, she works closely with current patients, alumni (former) patients, and caregivers to build a vibrant and engaging patient community. In her role, she works closely with patients, staff and faculty on the applications of virtual reality for distraction therapy and global education. She has worked as a liaison with multiple VR vendors to train staff and socialize different VR systems to patients and caregivers. Shelley has also been involved in the global proton therapy education program and the production of innovative patient education videos.