2017 CARO Annual Scientific Meeting

Improving Care through Education, Advocacy, Quality of Life and Beyond

The 2017 CARO Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at the Hilton Toronto in Toronto, ON September 13-16, 2017.  This conference is for Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists, Radiation Therapists, Basic Science Researchers, Oncology Nurses, Administrators, as well as their trainees. All healthcare professionals involved in the care of oncology patients are also welcome to attend.

Overall Conference Objectives

At the end of this conference, the attendees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Competence by Design Program on Radiation Oncology Residency Training and Continuing Education.
  • Discuss the aspects that influence the human factors associated with patient care, including, but not limited to professional training and maintenance of skills, and life beyond profession;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current quality Canadian-initiated research in Radiation Oncology;
  • Understand the importance of the inter-professional collaboration (radiation oncology, medical physics, and radiation therapy) in achieving these goals.