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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 RESIDENT RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the Resident's Research Award. The awards will be used by the recipients in various ways, such as purching needed equipment for their specific, or in some other way that advances their work.

  • Jahan Mohiuddin, MD
    • Title: Bacteria-derived short chain fatty acids as a potential mechanism for microbiome on immune checkpoint inhibitor efficacy in patients with melanoma
    • Principal Investigaor: Jahan Mohiuddin, MD
    • Faculty Mentor: John Lukens, MD
  • Anish Butala, MD
    • Title: The Impact of Heart Rate Variability On Anxiolytic Usage and Distress in Patients with Head and Neck Undergoing Radiotherapy
    • Principal Investigator: Anish Butala, MD
    • Faculty Mentor: Samuel Swisher-McClure, MD

 


A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY

James M. Metz, MD
James M. Metz, MD

 If you are a senior medical student with a strong commitment to hands-on care of patients, an excellent academic record and demonstrated interest in a career in oncology, we invite you to apply to Penn Radiation Oncology's Residency Program. We offer our residents the highest quiality training in clinical medicine, research and patient care in a vibrant university-based community.

Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center is a recognized national and international leader in developing and implementing today's most innovative and effective approaches in oncology, from cutting-edge surgical techniques to immunotherapy and beyond. Within this energizing environment lives one of the most comprehensive radiation oncology programs in the world, with a full range of treatment modalities and a diverse patient population and case mix. Our faculty and administration are committed to making your residency experience an excellent one while you are here and assuring that you are fully prepared to engage in whatever career path you choose.

The breadth and depth of Penn Radiation Oncology allows us to privde our residents with the opportunity to develop expertise in every modality. As a Penn resident, you will work with the top people in the field, including faculty mentors, to futher develop your specific interests. You will be part of a team that is committed to collaboration, multidisciplinary care and clinical excellence. You will also be part of the Penn community, a vast network that opens the doors to experiences with other top graduate schools, centers of excellence and academic departments throughout the University and beyond. And you will live in Philadelphia, one of the country's most exciting cities, with an abundance of metropolitian amenities in an affordable and welcoming setting.

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