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Fellowship in High Precision Radiation Therapy (CyberKnife and Tomotherapy)

This is a two (2) year University affiliated fellowship program aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of high precision radiation therapy and robotic radiosurgery. This fellowship is to make radiation oncology trainee to be competent in patients with high precision radiation therapy (Tomotherapy, CyberKnife, Radixact, VMAT and other technologies).

The objectives are enumerated below:

1. To increase knowledge and experience in Radiation therapy in both adult and paediatric patients.
2. Train fellows to take independent decision in treating with CyberKnife & Tomotherapy.
3. To enhance teaching abilities through interaction with MD/ DMRT residents, students and clinicians.
4. To gain experience in research techniques, write up research protocols and utilize these techniques to complete research projects.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

Essential: Post-graduate training in Radiotherapy (MD/DNB)
Desirable: Demonstration of interest in High Precision Radio Surgery
Duration of Program: 24 months
Closing date of application: 30th Nov 2018
Fellowship starting date: 1st Jan 2019

Apply with CV to : debnarayan@aims.amrita.edu/md@aims.amrita.edu

Subject: High precision radiation therapy fellowship

  • Curriculum vitae – include 2 referees, and list your publications in Vancouver citation style.
  • Personal statement to support your application (no more than 1000 words).
  • A research proposal on high precision radiation therapy that can be completed in 24 months.

For further information:

Department of Radiation Oncology
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,
Ponekkara P.O., Kochi-41, Kerala, India.
Phone: +91 (484) 2801234, Ext: 3039
Email: cyberknife@aims.amrita.edu