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Radiation Oncology

Teaching Programs

 

The objectives of the Radiation Oncology Residency Training Program are:
 

Patient Care

  • Provide the resident with supervised patient contact and comprehensive teaching in order to achieve proficient, thoughtful, compassionate and high-quality care in an environment that encourages practice-based learning and improvement.

  • Encourage development of interpersonal and communication skills that enhance professional interaction with the broad scope of specialists, referring physicians or other professionals related to managing the patient's care. 

Education

  • Provide the resident with training in state-of-the-art radiation oncology, physics and biology to enhance medical knowledge through which professional expertise can be attained.

  • Utilize opportunities in multi-disciplinary conferences for the resident to present patient cases in an open forum for critical review, discussion and resolution.

  • Train the resident in the use of modern radiation therapy equipment including teletherapy, brachytherapy devices, and computer software for dosimetry, treatment planning and total patient management.

Research

  • Organize clinical research opportunities for the resident through participation in approved clinical trials, development of phase I and II clinical trials and/or review and presentation/publication of retrospective analyses of patient data.
 

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