Course Catalog » Radiation Oncology 460

Subject: Radiation Oncology
Course Number: 460
Course Title: Special Topics in Basic and Translational Medical Physics
Units: 0.5
School: Medicine
Department: Radiation Oncology

Course Description: Each lecture/seminar offering will focus on the literature of a current important area of the physics of radiation oncology. Residents will be expected to read assigned papers critically before class and to present and discuss papers in class. These may include topics in Monte Carlo simulation, thermal therapy, treatment imaging, dose calculation / dose treatment planning, brachytherapy, external beam therapy. Each quarter will cover different topics to stay current with the field
Prerequisites: None. Completion of first year curriculum in Medical Physics or another experimental physics graduate program is helpful, but not essential.
Restrictions: None
Activities: Seminar

Instructor of Record: J. Cunha
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? Yes