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Marlene Kromchad, C-TAGME

Marlene Kromchad, C-TAGME

AROPA President

University of Pennsylvania


  • Health Services Management, Thomas Jefferson University

Marlene Kromchad, C-TAGME, is the Education Coordinator at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. In her role, Marlene oversees the radiation oncology medical and medical physics residency programs. Marlene also directs resident and fellow rotation operations and the medical student elective clerkship. Marlene joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2019. However, before she arrived at Penn, Marlene had already accumulated a significant amount of experience, having spent four years as the Program Coordinator for Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University and 23 years as the Program Coordinator at Garden State Infectious Diseases for the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine. Marlene is also a Certified Training Administrator of Graduate Medical Education (C-TAGME) and the President of the Association of Radiation Oncology Program Administrators (AROPA), which is the only national non-profit association that provides support and advocacy resources for program administrators, program directors, and trainees in radiation oncology. Marlene also serves in multiple committees, including the University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Radiation Oncology Clinical Competency Committee and Program Evaluation Committee. Marlene is a dynamic individual who is well known at UPenn for her incredible technological knowledge. Since she arrived at UPenn, she has developed program materials that have enhanced the programs and are used as marketing tools for professional education and programming. In addition, she has developed a following due to her web-based learning modules for program coordinators. Marlene is committed to nationally creating meaningful and positive relationships amongst the Radiation Oncology educational programs.

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