Clerkship Coordinator: Anna Ferris
Your clerkship dates must correspond with the UW SOM 4 week Clinical Schedule. You must start at the beginning of the block(s) and finish at the end of the block(s). There are no exceptions to these scheduled dates.
- Complete the VSAS application and upload all supplemental materials to VSAS. No action will be taken on your application until it is complete.
- You must meet all eligibility requirements of the Visiting Student Clinical Elective Program.
- Availability cannot be given until 6 weeks prior to the rotation start date. Please contact the Clerkship Coordinator with inquires.
- Applications must be received at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the requested clerkship date.
- Departments may not "pre-enroll" or hold spaces for potential visiting students, regardless of their intent or qualifications.
You must withdraw at least 6 weeks before your starting date. Fees are non-refundable. All cancellations and changes must be made in writing to the Clerkship Coordinator.
R ONC 695 – Clinical Cancer Management
Total Enrollment: 6
Max Credits: 8
Preceptor: Dr. Ermoian
Prerequisites: Completion of Internal Medicine required third year clerkship, Third or Fourth Year Medical Student standing
We welcome any medical student interested in learning more about the field, regardless of whether s/he has chosen radiation oncology as a career. Rotations are 4-week blocks during which medical students work with our faculty and residents as well as participate in our didactic sessions in a structured manner. For those anticipating applying for radiation oncology residency, it is an excellent opportunity to become familiar with the department and get a feel of our residency program.
Participation in the clinical management of patients with cancer, emphasizing a multi-modality approach. Includes clinical assessment, planning of radiation treatment, and follow-up evaluation of patients. Special procedures include three-dimensional treatment planning, implant brachytherapy and intraoperative radiation. Daily teaching conferences with faculty and residents. At the end of the rotation each student is expected to do a presentation at one of the didactic sessions.