Medical Students

Duke offers rotations aimed at giving medical students a wide variety of clinical experiences and dedicated exposure to treatment planning. 

Duke Medical Student Rotations in Radiation Oncology

Duke students may enroll in 2 week (selective) or 4 week (elective) rotations as offered by the registrars office. Students will rotate at the Duke Cancer Center and the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 

All students spend time in the treatment planning areas of radiation oncology (CT simulation, dosimetry, treatment delivery). Opportunities are available to participate in radiosurgery and brachytherapy. 

Visiting Medical Student Rotations in Radiation Oncology

Visiting students may enroll in a  4 week (elective) rotation at the Duke Cancer Center as offered by the registrars office. Preapproval by the Visiting Student Program is required. 

All students spend time in the treatment planning areas of radiation oncology (CT simulation, dosimetry, treatment delivery). Opportunities are available to participate in radiosurgery and brachytherapy.

OPSD PRIME Academy Summer Research Fellowship

Duke Radiation Oncology is proud to participate in the Office of Physician-Scientist Development's underrepresented in medicine (URiM) summer research fellowship in radiation oncology. Abdul-Rahman Saleh was selected as our 2021 fellow; he worked with Chang-Lung Lee, PhD, in the Lee Lab. He also gained clinical exposure and participated in planned curriculum, discussion sessions and collaborations with other medical students.