Medical Student Education

When you train with our faculty, we’ll augment your understanding of radiation oncology, providing you with essential knowledge that you’ll tap throughout your career.

  • RAO 800 Radiation Oncology, 4 credits

    Roswell Park’s Department of Radiation Medicine residency program offers the opportunity to practice in an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center — one of only 51 in the country. Roswell Park is among the top 4 percent cancer centers in the U.S. Our treatment technology includes Varian TrueBeamâ„¢, Elekta Gamma Knife Icon and Superficial/Orthovoltage therapy.  Other department features include high dose rate (HDR) suite for HDR interstitial/intracavitary brachytherapy implants, unsealed radiation sources (e.g., SIR-sphere, TheraSphere microspheres) for liver-directed therapy, Gamma Knife radiosurgery unit and suite.

    Prerequisite: MS3 or MS4 (M1 and M2 can request for a shadow experience if schedule permits)

    Modules: A-K  Blocks: 1-4

    Number of students: 2

    Course Director: Simon Fung-Kee-Fung, MD

    Course Coordinator: Michelle Wahl

  • RAO 890 Course At Other University, 4 credits

    This rotation will allow students to take an elective in radiation oncology at a university of their choosing to broaden their experience.

    Prerequisite: MS4

    Modules: A-K

    Number of students: 2

    Course Coordinator: Michelle Wahl

  • RAO 950 Radiation Oncology Research, 4 credits

    Students will have the opportunity to participate in an ongoing or independent research project with a faculty member in the Department of Radiation Oncology.

    Prior to registering for a research elective, students will need to meet with Dr. Milling regarding project and work with the department to find a faculty mentor. Students should discuss project ideas with their mentor and provide a short description of the research they would like to conduct during the elective. Students will then take this description to the department chair and/or course director for approval. After obtaining approval, students will complete a drop/add form, working with the appropriate department/course coordinators and send the completed form to the registrar in order to register for the research elective.

    Prerequisite: MS4

    Modules: A-K

    Number of students: 2

    Course Coordinator: Michelle Wahl

Contact Us

Medical Education Course Coordinator

Singh, Anurag

Anurag Singh, MD

Professor, Director of Radiation Research, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Dept. of Radiation Medicine Elm and Carlton Streets Buffalo, NY 14263

Phone: (716) 845-3218; Fax: (716) 845-8254