Teaching Radiation and Cancer Biology to Radiation Oncology Residents: A 40-Year Perspective.

Published on Aug 19, 2019in Practical radiation oncology3.539
· DOI :10.1016/J.PRRO.2019.08.004
Barry S. Rosenstein36
Estimated H-index: 36
(ISMMS: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
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#1W. Robert Lee (Duke University)H-Index: 54
#2Robert J. Amdur (UF: University of Florida)H-Index: 66
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#1Paul E. WallnerH-Index: 17
#2Lisa A. Kachnic (Vandy: Vanderbilt University)H-Index: 54
Last. Anthony M. GerdemanH-Index: 5
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#1Awad A. Ahmed (UM: University of Miami)H-Index: 12
#2Emma B. Holliday (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 24
Last. Lynn D. Wilson (Yale University)H-Index: 58
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Purpose A significant physician shortage has been projected to occur by 2025, and demand for oncologists is expected to outpace supply to an even greater degree. In response to this, many have called to increase the number of radiation oncology residency positions. The purpose of this study is to evaluate National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) data for the number of residency positions between 2004 and 2015 as well as the number and caliber of applicants for those positions and to compare rad...
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#1Joseph R. Dynlacht (IU: Indiana University)H-Index: 18
#2Elaine M. Zeman (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 13
Last. Michael C. Joiner (WSU: Wayne State University)H-Index: 55
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This article provides a summary of presentations focused on critical education and training issues in radiation oncology, radiobiology and medical physics from a workshop conducted as part of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society held in Las Vegas, NV (September 21–24, 2014). Also included in this synopsis are pertinent comments and concerns raised by audience members, as well as recommendations for addressing ongoing and future challenges.
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#1Paul E. WallnerH-Index: 17
#2Mitchell Steven Anscher (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 19
Last. Michael L. Steinberg (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 28
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In early 2011, a dialogue was initiated within the Board of Directors (BOD) of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) regarding the future of the basic sciences of the specialty, primarily focused on the current state and potential future direction of basic research within radiation oncology. After consideration of the complexity of the issues involved and the precise nature of the undertaking, in August 2011, the BOD empanelled a Cancer Biology/Radiation Biology Task Force (TF). Th...
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#1Barry S. Rosenstein (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 21
#2Kathryn D. Held (Harvard University)H-Index: 36
Last. Elaine M. Zeman (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 13
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Purpose: To obtain, in a survey-based study, detailed information on the faculty currently responsible for teaching radiation biology courses to radiation oncology residents in the United States and Canada. Methods and Materials: In March-December 2007 a survey questionnaire was sent to faculty having primary responsibility for teaching radiation biology to residents in 93 radiation oncology residency programs in the United States and Canada. Results: The responses to this survey document the ag...
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#1Shauna R. Campbell (Cleveland Clinic)H-Index: 5
#2Elizabeth B. Jeans (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 4
Last. Chelain R. Goodman (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 13
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Abstract Purpose To characterize the resident experience preparing for the 2019 American Board of Radiology initial certification (IC) qualification examinations in radiation oncology. Methods & Materials: The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) distributed a survey to 360 residents from the 2019 and 2020 graduating classes covering topics pertinent to preparation for the medical physics (MP), radiation and cancer biology (RCB), and clinical radiation oncology (CRO) examination...
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