MD Anderson's Division of Radiation Oncology uses cutting-edge technology and advanced radiotherapy techniques to safely and effectively treat patients while reducing radiation treatment side effects. As part of MD Anderson's ongoing commitment to education, our institution welcomes clinicians and researchers employed at other academic and health care institutions to come watch and listen to our experts in action.
Observer Opportunities in Radiation Oncology
Interested in observing our experts in Radiation Oncology? Take a look at some of the educational opportunities available in this specialty. Please review our eligibility criteria before applying to one of the programs listed below.
The Radiation Oncology Observer Program in the Division of Radiation Oncology offers shadowing opportunities to qualified medical professionals who want to learn about radiation oncology clinical care and practice at MD Anderson.
- Watch and listen as visiting observers in Radiation Oncology clinics
- Attend and learn in Radiation Oncology didactics, section-specific rounds/meetings, and
- Division of Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
Type of Observer Experience
Clinical and Research/Laboratory
Observers in Radiation Oncology will participate in RO clinic observations (watch and listen, "hands-in-pocket") and learning opportunities of divisional offerings (Planning Clinic, Physics Seminars, Division Grand Rounds, and section/site-specific meetings/rounds). The expected learning outcomes include gain of new knowledge and gain of knowledge about MD Anderson's clinical care.
A personal statement but be submitted in addition to the application.
All professional applicants are subject to pay an Education & Training administrative fee. Please refer to the main Observer Programs page for more information about the fees and the institution’s application process.
Department Fee: $500
Please note these fees are in addition to the administrative fee charged to all professional applicants.
To apply for the Radiation Oncology Observer Program, please fill out the corresponding Observer Inquiry Form.
Denise De La Cruz, Ed.D.
Director, Radiation Oncology Education