The objectives of the Radiation Oncology Residency Training Program are to:
Educate the next generation of experts and leaders of radiation oncology to become competent in the practice of radiation oncology, and compassionate in the treatment of patients in accordance with the requirements set forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Radiology.
Create an environment that promotes the learning and practice of evidenced-based medicine, scholarly learning, and ethics as related to the field of Radiation Oncology and to share that knowledge with patients and colleagues.
Develop a meaningful, productive, and respectful workplace that provides for resident professional development and personal growth.
Develop an environment that encourages the exchange of knowledge and experience among residents both in the program and in other oncology specialties within Baylor College of Medicine.
Teach the importance of professional, compassionate, and respectful cancer care.
Discover new ways to improve the clinical outcome of patients with cancer.
Educate and encourage resident involvement in basic science, translational, clinical, and cooperative group trials.
Provide residents an environment that encourages individual growth based on their interests and strengths for a successful career in academic, community, or private practice radiation oncology.