The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Louisville is offering a PGY-2 position in its medical residency program starting July 2020. The program is fully accredited by the ACGME and is designed to develop professional competence in the care of patients undergoing radiotherapy. Opportunities for clinical research are also available, including dedicated rotation time for research. The resident will work in disease site specific clinical teams to see pediatric and adult patients with a broad range of cancers.
Available learning opportunities for technical competence in radiation oncology include: volumetric arc therapy (VMAT), image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), CyberKnife for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSRT), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT), high dose rate brachytherapy, MRI-guided brachytherapy, and various unsealed sources.
Applicants must have graduated from medical school (MD/DO) and completed a PGY-1 preliminary year or categorical internship and must be eligible for a Kentucky Residency Training License. This four year program will start July 1, 2020.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on the ERAS website.
Internal Number: 0722
About University Of Louisville
Thank you for your interest in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. The Department of Radiation Oncology is a vibrant clinical department devoted to providing superior medical care for the adults and children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
As leaders in cancer care, the James Graham Brown Cancer Center Radiation Oncologists strive for excellence in patient care, research, education, and outreach. We are not only experts in radiation therapy and in the application of cutting-edge cancer-fighting technology and techniques; we also individually specialize in specific types of cancer. We work as an integral part of multidisciplinary cancer teams that come together to develop tailored and individualized treatment plans for each cancer patient, as well as part of the radiation therapy team of physicists, dosimetrists, nurses, social worker, therapists, dietician and chaplain to deliver high quality patient care.
We initiate and collaborate in clinical and laboratory research aiming at new discoveries, and engaged in the education of students, trainees, professional, employees and the public. We subscribe to the core values of i...ntegrity, caring, mutual respect and discovery. Education of medical students, radiation oncology residents, residents from other specialties is our priority. The residency training program provides house officers with a rich exposure to a large and diverse patient population of individuals with unique cancer cases under the close supervision of expert faculty in radiation oncology. State of the art clinical care coupled with extensive clinical mentoring by faculty make our training program unsurpassed.
Above all, we strive to provide the best service to our patients, and to treat each and every patient with respect, compassion, and commitment.