IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 84RT703 — RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Description:

The student will receive an overview of radiation oncology and an opportunity to evaluate patients with malignant diseases. The student will be required to review the basic principles of oncologic medicine. There will be an opportunity to learn from one-on-one interaction with staff and expand textbook information by clinical experience.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Heather LeBrun (heather.lebrun@indstate.edu)

Director: Robert Haerr, M.D.

Campus: Terre Haute

Location: Union Hospital (Terre Haute)

Other Faculty: Scott Ackley, M.D.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Acquire knowledge regarding clinical oncology (PC1)
  • 2) Realize the role of radiation oncology in cancer care (MK4)
  • 3) Identify the wide spectrum of oncologic disease (MK3)

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation, Oral Presentation, and Discussion with faculty).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: MS3 & MS4

Availability with Max Students per Month:

JuneJulyAugSeptOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMay
111111011110

Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 5% Lecture; 5% Library

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Heather LeBrun (heather.lebrun@indstate.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH Must check with Clinical Coordinator, Heather LeBrun , for availability at (heather.lebrun@indstate.edu), 812-237-8763.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None