These generalized goals and objectives of the rotation are to increase the resident’s knowledge regarding the indications and treatment options for common cancers and to recognize and manage common complications of cancer and its treatment. As per the specific competencies, the resident will be able to:
Medical expert/clinical decision maker:
identify risk factors important in the development of malignancies and provide appropriate counseling to patients and families
identify those settings where the role of cancer screening is established and promote preventative strategies
recognize and respond to issues in which advocacy on behalf of cancer patients is appropriate
review and critically appraise medical information and incorporate the use of evidence into daily clinical decision making
develop skills necessary in medical education of patients, students, residents and other health professionals
gain exposure to clinical trials and recognize their importance and contribution to the evolution of medical oncology as a subspecialty
deliver quality care with integrity, honest and compassion exhibit personal and interpersonal professional behaviors
practice medicine in an ethically responsible manner, respecting the medical, legal and professional obligations of belonging to a self-regulating body
Your evaluation will consist of feedback from each preceptor. Once finalized and discussed with you by the medical oncologists that you've spent the most time with, it will be submitted electronically through one45.
In addition, an end-of-rotation evaluation from you is equally important in order for us to make any necessary improvements to the rotation. One will be sent to you through one45. Please complete and submit within 1 week of completing your rotation.