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Practice-oriented: Updated Course Content with a more Interactive & Hands-on Approach
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2019 Penn Proton Course:
James Metz, MD
Chair, Penn Radiation Oncology and Executive Director, OncoLink
“We are pleased to be offering the 6th Annual Penn Proton Course. This course is the most experienced training and education course in the field. Over the past several years, this course has attracted over 500 participants. The main asset of this course is our offering of a hands-on experience. Our updated program focuses on practical experience with additional break-out sessions and workshops in small groups, to increase the interactivity for a more personalized training. We are proud to continue as a leader in providing education and training to help develop the next wave of experts in the field, nationally and internationally”
The Agenda at a Glance
Friday, November 22nd, 2019:
The Proton Course will kick off with an interdisciplinary panel addressing the most current issues in proton therapy today.
Saturday, November 23rd, 2019:
A full day of educational engagement including an interactive tour of the Roberts Proton Therapy Center and opportunities to join several breakout sessions tailored to the interests of each participant. A networking dinner reception will follow.
Sunday, November 24th, 2019:
The final day of the Proton Course will feature clinical presentations that will be focused on disease specific topics and additional interactive breakout sessions with Penn Radiation Oncology faculty.
A detailed agenda will be provided to the registered participants.
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