Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Radiation Oncology (Residency Training)

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Program Information

School:Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Not Applicable
Field of Study:Radiation Oncology
Description:The University of Calgary is one of only four universities in the country with a residency program in each of the five major oncology subspecialties: 1) Radiation Oncology, 2) Medical Oncology, 3) Surgical Oncology, 4) Gynecologic Oncology, and 5) Hematologic Oncology. In addition we offer a newly accredited program in Palliative Care.

The Radiation Oncology program is a small program with exciting opportunities to share learning and exchange ideas with residents from the other oncology training programs the Palliative Care residency and with trainees in Radiation Therapy and Medical Physics.
URL:Radiation Oncology (Residency Training) at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Length:5 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    To be eligible to participate in the Canadian Resident Matching Service you must be either a medical student or graduate having obtained or obtaining a medical degree by July 1 from a Liaison Committee on Medical Education / Committee on Accreditation on Canadian Medical Schools (LCME/CACMS) accredited school, a school of osteopathic medicine or an international medical school.

    We encourage candidates to apply to this program if they have interest in radiation oncology as a specialty discipline, interest in a career in caring for cancer patients, strong academic record, and aptitude for medical physics and/or basic sciences would be an asset, but is not critical.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 19, 2009