Title

FAQ: Special focus on the Radiation Oncology Residency Program at Thomas Jefferson University

About the Authors

Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD, FASTRO

Voichita Bar Ad, MD

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

11-22-2015

Abstract

On November 12th, 2015, the Department of Radiation Oncology, under the leadership of Dr. Adam P. Dicker (Professor and Chair), and Dr. Voichita Bar Ad (Residency Program Director), recorded our first podcast with special focus on the Radiation Oncology Residency Program at Thomas Jefferson University.

Listeners can expect to learn what separates Jefferson from other residency programs, such as our renowned faculty, distinguished graduates and curriculum. Commonly asked questions include:

  • Protected research time
    • Jefferson is one of the few institutions to provide third year residents, in good standing, with 10.5 months to devote to research. (Four weeks’ vacation is in addition to the 10.5 months.)
  • Creation of pathways for resident training
    • Physician scientist
    • Physician researcher
    • Physician educator
    • Physician entrepreneur
  • Devoted educational sessions
    • Our residents receive educational lectures every Friday from 12-2pm (protected time).
  • Collaborative clinical and research rotations.
  • Funding for external rotations
    • We pay for travel and housing expenses on required rotations.
  • Comradery
    • Our residents create and maintain excellent rapport with past and present colleagues.

Podcast length: 26 minutes 41 seconds