Personal Development Videos

On Being an Oncologist

In this thoughtful and thought-provoking presentation hosted by Walter Baile, M.D., professor of psychiatry, and Robert Buckman, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medical oncology at the University of Toronto, and actors William Hurt and Megan Cole deliver selections of comments from a series of focus groups of faculty and fellows, real people talking about the personal aspects of what being an oncologist actually means -- the burdens and the rewards. Topics include time pressures, hope and expectation, the dying patient, personal boundaries and much more.

On Being an Oncologist: Reflections on the Personal Aspects of Cancer Care (39:43)


This video presentation of a Fast Track Postdoctoral Fellow Orientation is offered in segments to facilitate Internet viewing.

Robert M. Chamberlain, Ph.D., professor and deputy chair of epidemiology, discusses roles of the mentor and the lasting relationship between mentor and fellow.

Mentors: How to Choose & How to Use (22:22)

Harry R. Gibbs, M.D., associate professor and vice president of institutional diversity, discusses networking and mentoring: What is mentoring? What do mentors do? What does networking do?

Networking and Mentoring (10:50)