Radiation Oncology residencies are at least five years in addition to a prelim or transitional year.
Radiation oncologists can expect to spend 51-52 hours per week working, on average. On call schedule is not demanding.
If you are interested in conducting research relevant to plastic surgery, contact Dr. Kendra Harris for opportunities.
Additionally, students may want to pursue research opportunities through the DeBakey Scholars Program. This program offers medical students the opportunity to pursue and complete a longitudinal, structured, closely supervised research experience culminating in a capstone presentation prior to graduation. For more information, contact Dr. Kenneth Mitchell.
TUSOM currently does not have a specialty interest group devoted solely to Radiation Oncology.
Students should select a variety of radiology and internal medicine rotations for their fourth year.
No special considerations.
An away rotation is highly recommended.
This is a very competitive specialty, so the overall application should be well-rounded and strong.