Radiation Oncology Professional Education
The Department of Radiation Oncology offers multiple training opportunities for health professionals, including:
- Radiation Oncology Residency Program: The City of Hope Radiation Oncology Residency Program is a four-year accredited program that trains physicians to be outstanding radiation oncologists and to provide graduates with a solid foundation in translational and clinical research, while preparing them for careers in academic radiation oncology.
- School of Radiation Therapy: City of Hope's School of Radiation Therapy is an accredited 12-month certificate program to train health professionals with the technical skills necessary to plan, deliver and record a prescribed course of radiation, as well as monitoring and caring for patients throughout treatment. Graduates become registered radiation therapists upon passing a national certification exam after completing this program.