Resident Membership Subcommittee

The American College of Radiation Oncology is the essential, professional society for success in the day-to-day practice of radiation oncology. Since 1990, ACRO has focused its attention on both the clinical and economic aspects of practicing radiation oncology. As a professional medical society representing a small subspecialty, ACRO provides services to help its members become better clinicians and leads in the effort to ensure appropriate reimbursement for clinical care. We strive to ensure the highest quality care for radiation therapy patients and promote success in the practice of radiation oncology through education, responsible socioeconomic advocacy, and integration of science and technology into clinical practice.

Many membership benefits are tailored specifically for residents to improve their skills and transition to independent practice. ACRO membership is free of charge for resident members, and provides a wide array of opportunities and benefits, which are summarized below:

Resident-specific ACRO Benefits

  • Educational webinars throughout the year
  • Slides and lecture audios from the last several ACRO Annual Meetings & Webinars
  • Access to the ACRO Mentorship Program
  • Online access to the Journal of Radiation Oncology (JRO)
  • Guidance in professional development and the job search
  • Discounted textbooks and online courses
  • Opportunities for scholarships
    • Global Radiation Oncology Workforce (GROW) International Rotations
    • Heidelberg Ion Therapy (HIT) Center Elective Scholarships
    • ACRO Educational Grants
    • ACRO SEED Grants


In addition to resident-specific benefits, ACRO membership can help ease your transition into independent practice and provide guidance throughout your career. Listed below are a few of the benefits that ACRO members enjoy:

Additional ACRO Benefits