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The articles below are a sampling of scholarly works published in ASTRO journals from 2020 to present relating to the radiation oncology workforce and professional training. Please contact the journals team 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.


Analyzing the Role of Research in the Radiation Oncology Match
Huang et al.

Employment Outcomes for Canadian Radiation Oncology Graduates: 2020 Assessment and Longitudinal Trends
Wu et al.

Radiation Oncology Residency Training in Latin America: A Call to Attention
Li et al.

Mitigating Bias in Recruitment: Attracting a Diverse, Dynamic Workforce to Sustain the Future of Radiation Oncology
Mokhtech et al.

Burnout in Radiation Oncology Physician Workforce: The Effect of Mindfulness and Fulfillment
Eckstein et al.

What Do Medical Physicists Do? Leadership and Challenges in Administration and Various Business Functions

Gender Differences in the Research Productivity of Radiation Oncology Resident Graduates in the United States: 2015 to 2019
Jones et al.


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

Integrating Radiation Oncology Into Undergraduate Medical Education
Arbab et al.

Integrating a Grassroots Well-Being Curriculum into a Radiation Oncology Residency Program
Gergelis et al.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Radiation Oncology Residency Applicant Away Rotations, Interviews, and Rank Lists: A Comparison Between the 2020 Match and 2021 Match
Taparra et al.

Demographics of ASTRO Student Members and Potential Implications for Future U.S. Radiation Oncology Workforce Diversity
Mattes et al.

Workplace Gender Inequity Is Driven by Broader Societal Inequity: A Qualitative Study of Senior Japanese and American Radiation Oncologists
Chapman 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.

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.

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.


Unfilled Positions in the 2022 Radiation Oncology Match: A Reduction in Positions
Bates et al.

Four Phenotypes of Radiation Oncologists and Their Effect on our Field and Future

Geographic Employment Outcomes for Graduating Residents in Radiation Oncology: 2021
Sindhu et al.


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

Diversifying for Growth or Longing for Yesterday

Implications of Medical Board Certification Practices on Family Planning and Professional Trajectory for Early Career Female Radiation Oncologists
Dover et al.

In Regard to Dover et al
Ng et al.


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


A Survey to Access and Delineate Approaches to Medical Student Outreach to Promote Diversity at Academic Radiation Oncology Programs
Mattes, Deville

Why Leadership? The Intersectionality of Leadership and Health Equity
Papadakos et al.

ASTRO's Framework for Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Curriculum Development for Trainees
Kiess et al.

Transitioning to Environmentally Sustainable, Climate-Smart Radiation Oncology Care
Lichter et al.

From Beaming Cancer to Beaming Parent: Paternity Leave Experiences in Radiation Oncology
Siddiqui et al.

An International Expert Delphi Consensus to Develop Dedicated Geriatric Radiation Oncology Curriculum Learning Outcomes
Morris et al. 

Evaluation of Radiation Oncologist and Trainee Opinions on Residency Expansion, Possible Actions, and Training Program Accreditation Changes in the United States
Liu et al.

Radiation Oncology AcaDemic Mentorship Program (ROADMAP) for Junior Faculty: One-Year Results of a Prospective Single Institution Initiative 
Lin et al.

Impact of Radiation Oncology Research Grants Awarded by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists Using the 
Roos et al.


Integrating Leadership Development Into Radiation Oncology Training: A Qualitative Analysis of Resident Interviews
Turner et al.

Canadian Perspectives on Radiation Oncologist Workforce Planning and the Job Market
Keilty 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.

Radiation Oncology Virtual Education Rotation (ROVER) for Medical Students
Kahn et al.

Reasons for Declining Applicant Numbers in Radiation Oncology From the Applicants' Perspective: Results From the Applicant Concerns and Radiation Oncology Sources Survey (ACROSS) 
Maas et al.

Navigating Past the Chaos of the Radiation Oncology 2021 Match
Fields, Kavanagh

Practice Consolidation Among U.S. Radiation Oncologists Over Time
Milligan et al.

Does Bigger Practice Size Mean Better for Patients and Providers?
Hoover et al.

United States Radiation Oncology Fellowship Growth From 2010 to 2020 
Chowdhary et al.

The Holman Research Pathway in Radiation Oncology: 2010 to 2019
Sindhu et al.

Residents-as-Teachers Curriculum for Radiation Oncology: A Targeted Needs Assessment
Ni et al.

Interprofessional Image Verification Workshop for Physician and Physics Residents: A Multi-Institutional Experience 
Padilla et al.

Is Remote Learning as Effective as In-Person Learning for Contouring Education?  A Prospective Comparison of Face-to-Face versus Online Delivery of the Anatomy and Radiology Contouring Bootcamp
Eansor et al.


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

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

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

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

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