Dr. Shraddha M. Dalwadi is a PGY-2 Radiation Oncology Resident and Dr. Michelle Ludwig is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine. Today, they are sharing with us some thoughts and practical tips related to sponsorship for females in...

The United Nations jump-started its HeForShe campaign in 2014 with a powerful

speech from its ambassador Emma Watson. In it she recognizes the lifelong

advantages she has enjoyed from inadvertent feminists: “My parents didn’t love me less

because I was a daughter. My scho...

October 17, 2018

Today, our blog post is an interview featuring Dr. Reshma Jagsi, a leader in the radiation oncology field. She advises on preparing for and mastering your interview as well as securing and starting out in your dream radiation oncology job!

Dr. Jagsi is Profess...

September 17, 2018

Dr. Miriam A Knoll, MD is a radiation oncologist at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. She serves as medical director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside. Dr. Knoll is an Asso...

Earlier this summer on June 25th and 26th , 81 radiation oncologists arrived en masse at Capitol Hill to share our perspective with Congressional leaders, learn more about current health policy issues pertinent to radiation oncology, and of paramount importance, advoca...

June 6, 2018

Dr. Erin Gillespie is currently an attending physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and focuses on breast and lung cancers. She completed her residency in 2017 from the University of California San Diego where the concept of eContour first began....

February 3, 2018

Today we celebrate the 3rd annual National Women Physicians Day to honor the advances

women have made in medicine and the challenges still faced by women in the field. As I was

reading more about this day, I learned that it is the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the fir...

December 23, 2017

Although women have a long history of involvement in radiation going back to Madame Curie herself, we remain in the minority in the field of radiation oncology.  A recent study even highlighted the trends over time, and as seen in the figure below the percentage of fem...

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