Radiation Oncology Webinar Series

The Radiation Oncology Webinar Series is brought to you by the American College of Radiology and the ACR Commission on Radiation Oncology Education Committee.

Attend our webinars to stay informed about emerging technologies, treatment techniques and outcomes in the field of radiation oncology.


Next Webinar

Title : Declining Applicant Numbers in the Radiation Oncology Match – How Should We Respond?

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5–6pm ET 

Moderator: Aaron Bush, MD

Hosted by: ACR Commission on Radiation Oncology

This webinar will explore themes related to the cause of declining radiation oncology applicant numbers over the past several match cycles, how (or if) the radiation oncology community should respond and any interventions that may be warranted.


  • Educate participants on recent trends in the radiation oncology match.
  • Identify etiologies for declining radiation oncology applicant match numbers.
  • Discuss how to appropriately respond to decreasing applicant numbers.
  • Explore potential interventions to increase future applicant numbers.


Questions? Please contact Theresa Powell.


Previous Webinars

Pandemic or Not: Empathy in Communication Is Vital

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  • Hina Saeed, MD – Medical College of Wisconsin


  • Kavita Dharmarajan, MD, MSc – Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  • Joshua Jones, MD – University of Pennsylvania


  • Understand the importance of basic communication skills
  • Define patient-centered communication and understand its impact on the patient experience
  • Learn and apply frameworks for effective information sharing
  • Apply effective communication to patient interactions during a pandemic

Presented by:

ACR Commission on Radiation Oncology Education and CARROS

Radiation Oncology Diversity Equity and Inclusion Webinar

In this webinar, a diverse panel of expert ACR radiation oncologists will explore themes related to diversity, equity and inclusion, associated challenges and benefits, and framework for solutions to these challenges for diversity & inclusion in the radiation oncology field.



  • Moderators: Anna M. Laucis, MD, MPhil and Hina Saeed, MD


  • Curtiland Deville, MD
  • Stephanie Terezakis, MD
  • Join Luh, MD
  • Malika Siker, MD

Hosted by:

Theresa Powell American College of Radiology (ACR) Commission on Radiation Oncology(RO) Education Committee


  • Educate participants about diversity and inclusion principles in radiation oncology
  • Explore the benefits of having a diverse provider workforce in radiation oncology
  • Identify the challenges associated with implementing diversity programs
  • Outline framework for potential solutions to challenges in diversity and inclusion


Educational Links Discussed in the webinar:


Radiation Oncology Advocacy Webinar

This webinar will focus on advocacy efforts in radiation oncology and how to leverage the resources of organized medicine groups such as the ACR to advocate for the best oncologic treatments for patients.


  • Amar Rewari, MD, MBA and Paul Wallner, DO, FACR, FASTRO


Hosted by:

The American College of Radiology Commission on Radiation Oncology Education Committee


Radiation Oncology Job Market Concerns

In this webinar, diverse panelists discusses job market concerns in radiation oncology in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Anna Laucis, MD, MPhil (moderator)
  • Hina Saeed, MD (moderator)
  • Jerome M. Butler, MD (Southeast Radiation Oncology in North Carolina)
  • Vinai Gondi, MD (Radiation Oncology Consultants in Illinois)
  • Kenneth R. Olivier, MD (Mayo Clinic)
  • Carolyn Savioz, MD (University of Kansas)
  • Neha Vapiwala, MD (University of Pennsylvania)


  • Assess the significance of job market concerns in radiation oncology
  • Recognize and understand the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the job market
  • Positive impact of the ACR in helping with job market concerns
  • Strengths of the radiation oncology community

Radiation Oncology Leadership Perspectives

In this webinar, a diverse panel of four expert oncologists focus on leadership perspectives, mentorship, sponsorship, career advice challenges and opportunities in the radiation oncology field.


  • Anna Laucis, MD, MPhil (moderator)
  • Albert Blumberg, MD, Past ACR President
  • Camille Williams, MD, ACR Commission for Women and Diversity Leader
  • Daniel Chang, MD, Editor for the GI section of the ACR Journal Advisor
  • Naomi Schechter, MD, Practice Parameter lead for the ACR Radiation Oncology Commission 


  • Importance of health care organizations increasing physician engagement
  • Factors and influences of healthcare success
  • Removing the barriers for physician success in leadership roles and functions
  • Steps for driving performance excellence