RAD ONC

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Brian Plants. MD ( Sharon Ross- coordinator)
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Continuously
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 1 student
STATUS: Elective

Objectives

The student observes the daily activities of a modern Radiation Oncology department to:

  1. understand the role radiation plays in cancer treatment;
  2. develop a better understanding of the behavior and natural history of different cancers.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

Departmental observation and interaction with physicians.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Daily observation.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

Contact the coordinator a week prior to your start date.