Radiation Oncology

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M90/840  Clinical Radiation Oncology

Valid start weeks for four-week blocks are: Weeks 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21, 25, 29, 33, 37, and 41.

The clinical division offers an elective with emphasis on the evaluation, planning of and administration of radiation therapy in patients with malignant tumors. The students have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge on the natural history, pathological, and biological features of cancer and to sharpen their clinical skills participating in the management of these patients.

Schedule of Elective Intervals
Weeks 1-4: June 20, 2016 -July 17, 2016
5-8: July 18, 2016 – August 14, 2016
9-12: August 15, 2016 – September 11, 2016
13-16: September 12, 2016 – October 9, 2016
17-20: October 10, 2016 – November 6, 2016
21-24: November 7, 2016 – December 4, 2016
25-28: December 5, 2016 – January 15, 2017
29-32: January 16, 2017 – February 12, 2017
33-36: February 13, 2017 – March 12, 2017
37-40: March 13, 2017 – April 9, 2017
41-44: April 10, 2017 – May 7, 2017

Student Time Distribution
Inpatient 7%; Outpatient 78%; Conferences/ Lectures 15%; Subspecialty Care 100%

Major Teaching Responsibility
Attendings, residents and staff

Patients Seen/Weekly
20-35 per physician

On Call / Weekend Responsibility
None