Susan Parker a nursing professional, runner and passionate equestrian was diagnosed with Stage IIIB Adenocarcinoma of the lung in 2011. Immediately after her diagnosis, she began the 31-day regimen of daily radiation treatments combined with chemotherapy. “I went to those initial appointments with the oncologists not at all sure that I wanted to pursue treatment,” said Susan. “But Dr. McGarry’s big smile and his very positive attitude go a long way to encourage a patient who has been given this kind of diagnosis.

The residency program in Radiation Medicine at the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine is designed to provide a comprehensive clinical and didactic education for residents in the field of Radiation Oncology using the newest state-of-the-art equipment and clinic. This educational endeavor occurs from the PGY-2 through the PGY-5 level. The residents are required to rotate on the various services of Radiation Medicine during their residency training period. The length of each rotation is generally three months.