Therapeutic Radiology (TRAD)

Courses numbered 500-799 are considered Graduate-level coursework. Courses numbered 800+ are considered professional/first-professional-level courses.

Subject-area course lists indicate courses currently active for offering at the University of Louisville. Not all courses are scheduled in any given academic term. For class offerings in a specific semester, refer to the Schedule of Classes.

Course Fees

Some courses may carry fees beyond the standard tuition costs to cover additional support or materials. Program-, subject- and course-specific fee information can be found on the Office of the Bursar website.


TRAD 816. Special Project-Radiation Oncology1-16 Units

Description: This course is to be arranged to fit individual needs to cover topics of current interest or to participate in research projects or to receive some advanced training.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

TRAD 906. Clinical Elective/Urban1-16 Units

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Description: This elective allows the student to obtain clinical experience in the private practice of a local radiation oncologist. The student must complete the Off-Campus Request Form and have it approved by the departmental course director.

Note: Method of Evaluation is observation of performance.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

TRAD 907. Clinical Elective, Off-Campus1-16 Units

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Description: A clinical experience may be obtained in an approved program in Radiation Oncology under the supervision of a full time member of the faculty of a duly recognized educational or research institution. The student must complete the Off-Campus Request Form and have it approved by the departmental course director.

Note: Method of Evaluation is observation of performance.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

TRAD 911. Brown Cancer Center1-4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing; this elective must be scheduled through the clinical coordinator for the Radiation Oncology department.

Description: AR Selective. This two- or four-week clinical experience is designed to give the medical student a practical elective in cancer and its management. The malignancies seen are of the head and neck, respiratory tract, genital-urinary, gastrointestinal, pediatrics, solid tumors and soft tissue sarcomas, etc. The student will be under the direct supervision of a full-time radiotherapist and will function at the level of the junior house officer and participate in all activities of the service. The student should attend the various clinics, all departmental morning conferences, radiobiology lectures, residents seminars, journal discussions, visiting guest lectures as well as the various tumor board conferences held at UofL , Jewish, Kosair Children's, Norton Hospitals and VA Medical Center.

Note: Method of Evaluation is observation of performance, attendance at various clinics, conferences, seminars, and discussions.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes