Memorial Union Terrace

Resident Education

Resident Education as Learners

Faculty led lecture series  – Weekly

  • 1-3 lectures per week
  • Faculty led lecture series for clinical education on high yield disease sites such as Gyn, Breast, GI, Peds, Lymphoma, Head and Neck, GU, CNS, Sarcoma, and Lung.
  • Faculty guest lectures from within University of Wisconsin – Medical Oncology, Palliative Care, Radiology, etc.
  • Chief residents work closely with program directors to create schedule to ensure coverage of diverse clinical topics each year.

Joint Faculty and Resident Journal Club – Monthly

Visiting Professors

Year Name Institution
2022 Matthew Witek, MD University of Maryland
2021 None
2020 Theodore Hong, MD Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
2019 David Raben, MD University of Colorado
2018 None
2017 TJ Pugh, MD University of Colorado
2017 Steven Frank, MD UT – MD Anderson Cancer Center
2016 Joel Tepper, MD University of North Carolina
2015 Joachim Yahalom, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,
Cornell University-Weill Medical College
2014 Brian Kavanagh, MD University of Colorado

Physics course – Yearly

Formal course run July through September – see the 2022 syllabus

Radiation Biology Course – Yearly

Formal course run January through April – see the 2024 syllabus

Resident Education as Teachers

Residents have a lot of opportunities for teaching experiences available: Lecturing for radiation therapy students, lecturing and mentoring medical students in the clinic and on research projects

Resident Journal Club, held Monthly, where residents review historical and current literature for a disease site. Senior residents often provide tips for article review and highlight commonly asked questions on in-services and from attendings.

Resident clinical lectures, held Monthly, where Short presentations on a topic of interest, often a more rare disease site that radiation is a key component of the treatment (recent examples thymoma, ATRT).