Special Courses & Events
At the UMSOM Department of Radiation Oncology, we are very proud of our tradition of educational events. We host several events throughout the year, beginning with our Radiation Oncology Symposium in January. In the fall, we will host two additional events: our Mock Orals in Radiation Onclogy and the 17th Annual Radiobiology Radiobiology & Physics Review Course. The target audiences include radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents and medical physics residents preparing for certification.
The Radiation Oncology Symposium – Best of 2020
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The Radiation Oncology Symposium - Best of 2020 will provide the attendees with the new changes in technology and treatment modalities that have occurred in the past year. This includes the latest developments in treating the following cancers: genitourinary, head & neck, central nervous system/pediatrics, gynecologic, gastrointestinal, breast, thoracic and lymphoma/sarcoma.
The Annual Mock Orals in Radiation Oncology
Saturday-Sunday, September 12-13, 2020
This interactive course will simulate the radiation oncology oral board examination through series of one-on-one timed interviews reviewing high yield cases with individual feedback (day one) and a didactic half-day session (day two) with disease-site experts providing an overview with practical tips. The course is dedicated to aid young practicing radiation oncologists prepare for the oral board examination.
The 17th Annual Dr. Karl Prado Radiobiology & Physics Review Course
2020 dates to be announced soon
The purpose of this three day course is to provide a comprehensive review of radiobiology and physics for senior radiation oncology residents and medical physics residents who are taking the board exam for the first time as well as radiation oncologists already in practice who attend the review course to prepare for re-certification examinations. The instructors for this course include a combination of invited nationally recognized faculty and our own top-ranked faculty in the departments of radiobiology and physics.
Thermal Oncology Practice School
Friday-Saturday, October 18-19, 2019
The Thermal Oncology Practice School (TOPS) is a CME accredited course that will provide the attendees with the theoretical aspects of thermal therapy in a lecture format with a question and answer session. Several cases will be reviewed to explain the different approaches to treat different treatment sites. Small groups will facilitate in-depth training of practical guidelines for thermal therapy treatment delivery, and will practice the treatment delivery in terms of software and hardware in experimental phantoms.
We are excited for the opportunity to share these signature events with you.
For questions about the courses, please contact Jessica White, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-328-7618.