Radiation Oncology

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Welcome Letter from Our Chair

Dr. VijayEducation

The radiation oncology residency and the medical physics residency programs share objectives and goals, including:

  • To educate and train residents in the principles and practices of radiation oncology, including the applied principles of physics, treatment techniques, the radiation oncology literature and the integration of this knowledge with surgical and medical oncology;
  • To ensure residents are adequately prepared to pass their certifying examinations;
  • To instill the importance of well-designed and conducted clinical and basic research;
  • To teach, by example, the importance of exhibiting the highest level of professionalism and ethics in all interactions with patients and colleagues;
  • To educate and train individuals who will be leaders in the radiation oncology profession.

Research

Many on the staff work to find ways to make radiation treatment more effective. Physicians, physicists and research scientists may work together on many projects.

Clinical

Radiation Oncology staff work in two locations, using state-of-the-art technology and treatment methods to provide care for adult and pediatric patients. Facilities are: