Each February, Black History Month serves as both a celebration and a powerful reminder that Black history is American history. It is a time to honor the past, celebrate the present and look to the future. The field of radiation oncology owes much to the many trailblazers who dedicated their lives to the health and wellness of others while dealing with structural and systemic obstacles that made their achievements all the more impressive. This page serves as a historical reminder and recognition of some of the doctors who advanced the field and made our specialty better and more inclusive. It also serves to shine a light on some of the leaders who are moving us forward. While this list is neither exhaustive nor complete, we hope you enjoy learning more about these outstanding Black physicians.