ASTRO ROCKS: ASTRO-Industry Radiation Oncology Research Training Fellowships: Building the Competitive Edge for a Career to Bridge Academia and Industry for the Advancement of Medicine
For this Research-Oriented Career Knowledge and Support (ROCKS) webinar, prior and current ASTRO-Industry Radiation Oncology Research Training Fellows shared their experiences, and new research thinking/skills gained through their fellowships. ASTRO staff also described the available 2022 training opportunities with AstraZeneca, Nanobiotix, Novocure, and Varian (application deadline Jan 7, 2022).
This activity is available from January 3, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on January 2, 2025.
This activity was originally recorded as an ASTRO "ROCKS" Web Session on December 3, 2021.
This program is designed to meet the interest of residents, postdoctoral fellows, medical physics researchers, and other trainees interested in gaining unique training in an industry setting.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify ASTRO-Industry Fellowship opportunities that may be of interest.
- Explain the application process and what reviewers are looking for.
- Gain insights into how these fellowships can advance trainees’ careers and facilitate more institutional and industry collaboration.
Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Speakers (in alphabetical order by last name):
Andrew Frankart, MD, Clinical Instructor, University of Cincinnati Medical Center; 2021 ASTRO-AstraZeneca Research Training Fellow
Sabrina Joseph, PhD, Sr. Scientific Program Officer, American Society for Radiation Oncology
Andrew Kopecky, MD, PhD, Resident Physician, Tufts Medical Center; 2021 ASTRO-AstraZeneca Research Training Fellow
Ricky Savjani, MD, PhD, Resident Physician, University of California, Los Angeles; 2020 ASTRO-Varian Research Training Fellow
Ryan Whitaker, MD, PhD, Chief Resident Physician, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; 2020 ASTRO-AstraZeneca Research Training Fellow
Simeng Zhu, MD, Resident Physician, Henry Ford Health System; 2021 ASTRO-Varian Research Training Fellow
Questions can be directed to Science@ASTRO.org.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education to physicians.
ASTRO is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology to provide SA-CME as part of Part II Maintence of Certification.
- 0.00 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 3 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.
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