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Oncology Overdrive

Nov 30, 2022

In this episode, host Shikha Jain, MD, speaks with Daniel Golden, MD, about how he has developed educational tools for patients and students, the importance of embracing your niche in medicine and more.

  • Welcome to another exciting episode of Oncology Overdrive :14
  • About Golden :17
  • The interview 1:50
  • How did you become a radiation oncologist and find your way into this particular field? 2:22
  • How did you get involved and engaged in the education space, whether it was with patients or with students? 6:23
  • Have you found that the way you provide these education materials or the way you educate has evolved over time, or do you use one template to provide education? 10:45
  • Have you gotten any feedback from patients as to what they think about these guides you created? 17:41
  • Jain and Golden on providing patients with tangible educational information in the age of data, and how the guides to allow patients to feel control and ownership in the cancer space 21:56
  • About the guides as a tool for doctor-patient engagement, discussion and communication 27:18
  • About understanding radiation oncology and Golden’s education for trainees 30:05
  • If there was one thing that you would want people to remember, what would you want them to take away from this episode? 32:21
  • How to contact Golden 33:42
  • Thanks for listening 34:55

Daniel W. Golden, MD, MHPE, is associate professor of radiation and cellular oncology at the University of Chicago.

We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr. Jain at Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday and @ShikhaJainMD. Golden can be reached via email or on Twitter @d_golden.

Disclosures: Golden reports grant funding from Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, National Institutes of Health, Radiation Oncology Institute, is the chair of the Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group (501c3) and manages Jain reports no relevant financial disclosures.

For more information on Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group:

ROECSG Downloadable Guides:
CEBRE en Español – ROECSG

For more information on Scholars in Oncology-Associated Research (SOAR) cancer research program: