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Emma Fields, M.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Developmental Therapeutics

Department affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine

Education

MD, Medical University of South Carolina (2008)

Awards and honors

Radiation Oncology Educator of the Year, 2014, Virginia Commonwealth University

Research description

Dedicated to teaching future generations in medicine, Dr. Fields completed a Certificate in Teaching in Medical Education and is actively involved in the education of medical students, the physics graduate medical program and residents and fellows in medical oncology, OB/GYN and radiation oncology. As the President of ADROP for 2020 and a leader in the Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group (ROECSG), she is focused on creating innovative curriculums to advance training and promote radiation oncology. Dr. Fields co-created the Introductory Radiation Oncology Curriculum (IROC) for incoming PGY-2 radiation oncology residents which implemented in 2017 to 38 programs nationally and was used by 55 programs this year. She has also developed a proficiency based cervical cancer brachytherapy simulation course and an image verification workshop. She is the local PI for NRG GI and GYN clinical trials and is the PI for several investigator initiated studies, including a quality of life study for women after treatment for endometrial cancer. She is the Vice Chair of the Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee at Virginia Commonwealth University, is on the Cervix Committee at NRG and is actively involved with ABS and ASTRO. Dr. Fields' clinical and research interests include gastrointestinal malignancies and gynecologic malignancies. Her clinical expertise includes IMRT, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, HDR brachytherapy.

Disease focus of research

Colorectal, Gynecologic

Research keywords

Cancer education,Health outcomes,Radiotherapy

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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Contact information

Email: emma.fields@vcuhealth.org

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