Rotations and Electives


Our residents are required to complete at least 36 months of clinical rotations during their 4 year residency. Clinical rotations include time spent with Dr. Larner, Dr. Read, Dr. Showalter, Dr. Janowski and Dr. Romano at UVA Cancer Center and Dr. Khandelwal at Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center.


Our residents are required to take one month of Physics/Dosimetry elective, one month of Gamma Knife elective, and one month Nuclear Medicine elective. They also get four to five elective months that they can choose what to do. Here are some examples of what our residents have chosen to do for the past few years:

  • Research
  • Palliative Care
  • Courses (Biostatistics, Fundamentals of Epidemiology, Quality Management in Health Organizations, Medical Ethics, etc.)
  • Away Rotation (MD Anderson, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, Paul Scherrer Institut in Switzerland, UF-Proton Therapy Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, UC-Davis)