The #RadOnc chat was first proposed at the Yale Department of Therapeutic Radiology in April 2014. The chat leaders:

Zain Husain, MD is an assistant professor of Therapeutic Radiology at Yale’s Smilow Cancer Center. His primary focus is on head and neck cancers, thoracic malignancies and stereotactic radiation therapy.

Twitter: @ZHusainMD                    Website: Yale Department of Therapeutic Radiology


Matthew Katz, MD  is a radiation oncologist practicing in Lowell, Massachusetts. After  training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he returned to Boston to join the staff at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He now works in community practice. His interests include cancer care, health empowerment, medical education, and digital citizenship.

Twitter: @subatomicdoc                   Website: subatomicdoc.com


Miriam A. Knoll, MD (“Mimi”) graduated from New York University Medical School in 2011. She completed her internship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center/Englewood Hospital and is currently a Radiation Oncology resident at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NY, NY. Her interests include oncology, radiation medicine, social media in medicine, and medical education.

Twitter: @MKnoll_MD                    Website: LinkedIn


Brandon Mancini, MD is currently a PGY-4 Resident in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He is originally from Southeast Michigan, attending the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) for his undergraduate studies and Wayne State University School of Medicine (Detroit, MI) for medical school. He currently serves as the Chair of the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) Executive Committee and is a Resident Representative on several ASTRO committees.

Twitter:  @brandonmancini            Website: LinkedIn


Ian John Pereira, MD  is a resident physician in radiation oncology at Queen’s University in Canada. He believes in weaving connections for social good, education as a basis for change, and keeping targets in sight. He still wears an iron ring. Hobbies include rediscovering humanity.

Twitter:  @IanJohnPereira           Website: LinkedIn


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