It can be difficult to accumulate the shadowing hours needed to get accepted into medical school. That’s why we collaborated with more than 20 of the world’s best doctors to give you a behind-the-scenes look at practically every specialty.
Learn how physicians are using radiation therapy to treat cancer patients, and what it takes to be this kind of physician with our online radiation oncology shadowing course.
During radiation oncology shadowing you will follow Q Ho MD.Dr. Ho is a fourth-year radiation oncology resident at the University of Arizona. He attended University of California – Davis as an undergraduate and later earned his medical degree from the UC Davis School of Medicine. During his third year of medical school, Dr. Ho decided he would pursue a career in radiation oncology and was able to gain experience and dedicate himself to research in the field.
Now as a resident, Dr. Ho helps treat patients with cancer using radiation therapy. During his presentation, he explains how these treatments are planned and performed. He also discusses a few interesting cases that demonstrate the utility of radiation oncology in the targeting of various cancers.In his spare time, Dr. Ho enjoys cooking, hiking, and helping premeds apply and gain admission to medical school.
With radiation oncology shadowing through the Virtual Clinical Education Series you will learn about the daily life of an anesthesiologist, and earn a Certificate of Completion that you’ll be able to add to your medical school application and resume. By the end of the session with Dr. Ho you will be able to answer questions, such as:
How do you treat patients with cancer?
How long is radiation oncology residency?
How do you keep the head still when treating a brain tumor?
What are the side effects of prostate radiation?
Why should you go into radiation oncology?
Learn how radiation is being used to treat cancer patients and what it takes to be a radiation oncology physician with our online radiation oncology shadowing course.
Don’t forget to take the quiz after you complete the virtual shadowing so you can earn your certificate!
Yes! At MedSchoolCoach, our mission is to enhance the learning of the future generation of physicians. While we have paid programs to work one-on-one with our physician mentors, we believe everyone should have access to learn about the amazing career of medicine.
It's never too early (or too late) to start shadowing. No matter where you are on your journey to becoming a doctor, Virtual Clinical Education can offer incredible insights into the daily life of a doctor and the various specialties you can pursue.