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A person's first interest and accomplishment is mastering the field of medicine. The second is pursuing a career in the specialty field of radiation oncology. Thank you for your interest and looking into the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Radiation Oncology residency program. The Department of Radiation Oncology is part of the UMMC Cancer Institute and is a full academic department recognized for cancer treatments and research studies. Our faculty of radiation oncologists amd our education team are dedicated to the education and training of our residents in the clinical care of cancer patients and the use of radiation therapy for treatment. The program is oriented toward providing residents with a solid foundation for understanding the scientific advances that are constant in this field. Emphasis is placed on the development and assessment of residents' skills in each of the following competencies also required by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Our primary goals and objectives for our training program are to provide the resident with a firm understanding of the following:
We hope the educational opportunities available at our center interest you. We invite you to learn more about our program and values. We hope our residency program will be your next accomplishment to the medical career that you've always wanted to pursue.
The missions of the residency program in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UMMC are multifold.
The Radiation Oncology residency program at UMMC is committed to providing its residents with the educational experiences necessary in order to attain top competencies in the following fields:
Each resident must demonstrate and complete goals and objectives throughout their term(s) with any type residency program. The specific goals and objectives for the Radiation Oncology resident is listed below. These are standards set by the ACGME-sanctioned educational program. Each term/level has been listed below showing what achievements must be met at the each year end.
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