ACRO New Practitioner Webinars

ACRO holds several webinars a year specifically to help new practitioners navigate the challenges of the practice of radiation oncology as they go through their first ten years post-residency. These webinars are recorded for later viewing and are free for all ACRO New Practitioners.

List of webinars:

Title Presenter Date
From an Idea in the Resident Room to 10,000 Users
Dr. Gillespie  will discuss the success of her eContour website, and more specifically, how to apply for grants, and how obtaining grants, can lead to a flourishing contribution to the field of radiation oncology.
Erin Gillespie, MD Thursday, August 29, 2019

Tips on successful abstracts and effective articles and presentations


Members of the ACRO Abstract Selection Committee for the 2020 Annual Meeting:
Stephanie Weiss, MD, FACRO
Charles Simon, MD, FACRO
Steven Feigenberg, MD, FACRO
Lawrence Kleinberg, MD, FACRO
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Oligometastatic disease Daniel Gomez, MD, MBA
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
This webinar was recorded.
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The Metamorphosis: Transitioning from Residency to Attending

We will discuss one of the most anticipated transitions in a physician’s career – from  resident to attending. We’ll cover  barriers, gaps, and tips to making the best transition.

This should be a great talk for new practitioners and current residents/students.

Jenna Kahn, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine Thursday, November 21, 2019
This webinar was recorded. To view, click here. 
Evaluating a practice in radiation oncology – a guide for junior physicians.  In this webinar Dr. Zaorsky covers what to look for in your first positions as a radiation oncologist and he provides guidance on the contracting process. Nicholas Zaorsky, MD, Penn State Cancer Center Tuesday, December 17, 2019
This webinar was recorded.
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Residents and New Practitioners: Utilizing Social Media In Practice. Dr. Shah will discuss different ways to utilize social media in radiation oncology with a focus on learning, discussion, and advocacy. Chirag Shah, MD, Cleveland Clinic Thursday, January 30, 2020
This webinar was recorded.
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Business Development in Radiation Oncology.  Business of Radiation Oncology, focusing on business development and strategies to grow the clinical practice through creative solutions and innovative practice models. Arno J. Mundt, MD, FACRO, FASTRO
Professor & Chair
Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Thursday, June 25, 2020
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Due to a technical issue, only the second half of the webinar was recorded.
Personal Finance: An Overview for Early Career Radiation Oncologists and Trainees
Have student loans? Unsure what retirement accounts are suitable for trainees? Want to learn more about disability and life insurance? This high-yield, 50-minute webinar will cover the basics of some of the most important personal finance topics to trainees and early career radiation oncologists including student loan repayment, disability and life insurance, retirement accounts and contract evaluation.
David Asher
Blue Ridge Cancer Care in Roanoke, Virginia
Adjunct Faculty at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Thursday, July 30, 2020
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Financial Toxicity and Cancer Treatment in America
This webinar will focus on a frequently overlooked, but often devastating, toxicity of cancer treatment: financial toxicity. It will highlight how the high cost of therapy can negatively affect the access to quality cancer care and ultimately lead to an erosion of the type of care patients may be able to receive.
Fumiko Chino, MD

 Thursday, August 27, 2020

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Stay tuned for more great New Practitioner webinars.

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