Collections on Radiation Oncology Workforce

The articles below are a sampling of scholarly works published in ASTRO journals from 2019-present relating to the radiation oncology workforce and professional training. Please contact the Journals department with any questions or suggested content.

Advances in Radiation Oncology (Open Access)

Advances is the sister publication of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics  and Practical Radiation Oncology and provides original clinical research aimed at improving the lives of people living with cancer and other diseases treated with radiation therapy.

Mentorship in Radiation Oncology: Role of Gender Diversity in Abstract Presenting and Senior Author Dyads on Subsequent High-Impact Publications
Lee et al.

Are Female Radiation Oncologists Still Underrepresented in the Published Literature? An Analysis of Authorship Trends During the Past Decade
Zayed et al.

Pathways for Recruiting and Retaining Women and Underrepresented Minority Clinicians and Physician Scientists Into the Radiation Oncology Workforce: A Summary of the 2019 ASTRO/NCI Diversity Symposium Session at the ASTRO Annual Meeting
Suneja et al.

The Declining Residency Applicant Pool: A Multi-Institutional Medical Student Survey to Identify Precipitating Factors
Wu et al.

Potential Implications of the New USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail Format for Diversity Within Radiation Oncology
Odei et al.

#WomenWhoCurie: Leveraging Social Media to Promote Women in Radiation Oncology
Albert et al.

Gender Differences in Work-Life Integration among Medical Physicists
Paradis et al.

Achieving gender equity in the radiation oncology physician workforce
Holliday et al.

Cross-Sectional Gender Analysis of US Radiation Oncology Residency Programs in 2019: More Than a Pipeline Issue?
Thomas et al.

Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO) (Subscription-based)

Published quarterly, PRO is the official clinical practice journal of ASTRO and a natural complement to the Red Journal. PRO is dedicated to improving the quality of radiation oncology practice, documenting the state of current practice, providing background for those in training and the continuing education of practitioners.

Burnout and Resiliency in Canadian Oncology Residents: A Nationwide Resident and Program Director Survey
Dahn et al.

A Burnout Reduction and Wellness Strategy: Personal Financial Health for the Medical Trainee and Early Career Radiation Oncologist
Royce et al.

The High Number of Unfilled Positions in the 2019 Radiation Oncology Residency Match: Temporary Variation or Indicator of Important Change?
Bates et al.

Physician Burnout and Physician Health: Three Simple Suggestions for a Complex Problem
Champ et al.

Unfilled Positions in the 2019 National Resident Matching Program Radiation Oncology Match and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program
Agarwal et al.

Unfilled Positions in the 2020 Radiation Oncology Residency Match: No Longer an Isolated Event
Bates et al.

A 15-Year Profile of U.S. Radiation Oncology Residency Growth by Geographic Region, Metropolitan Size, and Program Size
Chowdhary et al.

Unfilled Positions in the 2021 Radiation Oncology Match
Bates et al.

The Red Journal (Subscription-based)

Published 15 times per year, the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics (Red Journal) is the leading journal dedicated to radiation oncology and the official scientific publication of ASTRO.

Putting Women on the Escalator: How to Address the Ongoing Leadership Disparity in Radiation Oncology
Knoll et al.

Salary and Resources Provided to Junior Faculty in Radiation Oncology
Lalani et al.

Differences in Physician Compensation Between Men and Women at United States Public Academic Radiation Oncology Departments
Guss et al.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology 2017 Radiation Oncologist Workforce Study
Fung et al.

Brachytherapy Training Survey of Radiation Oncology Residents
Marcrom et al.

Trends in Radiation Oncology Residency Applicant Interview Experiences and Post-Interview Communication
Tom et al.

National Radiation Oncology Medical Student Clerkship Trends From 2013 to 2018
Ni et al.

The Impact of Graduates' Job Preferences on the Current Radiation Oncology Job Market
Chowdhary et al.

Fellowship Training Programs in Radiation Oncology: A Snapshot From 2005 to 2017
Doke et al.

Tumor Board Shadowing: A Unique Approach for Integrating Radiation Oncologists Into General Medical Student Education
Tsui et al.

Gender, Professional Experiences, and Personal Characteristics of Academic Radiation Oncology Chairs: Data to Inform the Pipeline for the 21st Century
Beeler et al.

A Survey Study of Female Radiation Oncology Residents’ Experiences to Inform Change
Osborn et al.

National Trends and Dynamic Responses in the Canadian Radiation Oncology Workforce From 1990 to 2018
Loewen et al.

Taking Stock: The Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology 2017 Radiation Oncologist Workforce Study
Loewen et al.

Enhancing Career Paths for Tomorrow's Radiation Oncologists
Vapiwala et al.

Top Concerns of Radiation Oncology Trainees in 2019: Job Market, Board Examinations, and Residency Expansion
Kahn et al.

Exam Preparation and Performance Reporting Changes for the American Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology Physics Examination: Results From the ASTRO Workgroup
Burmeister et al.

Radiation Oncology Resident Didactic Education in Medical Physics: Evaluating Residents, Educators, and the Process
Burmeister et al.

Nonclinical Time in U.S. Radiation Oncology Residency Programs: Number of Months and Resident Opinion of Value
Parekh et al.

Gender Diversity in Radiation Oncology Board Certification
Knoll et al.

Promoting Career Selection Through a Comprehensive Enrichment Experience: A Review of the Canadian Radiation Oncology Summer Studentship
Kang et al.

The Impact of an Introductory Radiation Oncology Curriculum (IROC) for Radiation Oncology Trainees Across the United States and Canada
Jimenez et al.

I Can’t Breathe: The Continued Disproportionate Exclusion of Black Physicians in the United States Radiation Oncology Workforce
Deville et al.

Insights Into Addressing Structural Barriers and Building Specialty Diversity Through a Successful Pipeline Pathway Program

Radiation Oncology Resident Quality by National Resident Matching Program Metrics From 2007 to 2018
Chowdhary et al.

US Radiation Oncologists (Re)Defined: An American Society for Radiation Oncology Scope of Practice Study
Fung et al.

Accelerated Education Program in Radiation Medicine: International Learner Perceptions of Experiences, Outcomes, and Impact
Harnett et al.

Qualitative Study of Interprofessional Collaboration in Radiation Oncology Clinics: Is There a Need for Further Education?
Schultz et al.

Chicken Little or Goose-is-Cooked? The State of the US Radiation Oncology Workforce: Workforce Concerns in US Radiation Oncology
Shah et al.

No Longer a Match: Trends in Radiation Oncology National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Data from 2010-2020 and Comparison Across Specialties
Goodman et al.

Fostering Radiation Oncology Physician Scientist Trainees Within a Diverse Workforce: The Radiation Oncology Research Scholar Track
Salama et al.

Mentorship Initiatives in Radiation Oncology: A Scoping Review of the Literature
Marsiglio et al.

Assessment of Radiation Oncology Nurse Education in the United States
Moskalenko et al.