2018 Radiation Oncology Physics Boot Camp

linear accelerator at the center for companion animal health at the UC Davis school of veterinary medicine

Linear accelerator at the Center for Companion Animal Health at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Date: June 30 - July 1, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm both days

Location: UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Companion Animal Health, Bennett Conference Room (map with driving directions)

Register: online Please note that the program is full, however, you can still register to be on the waiting list.

Stipends of a minimum of $100 are available for residents currently enrolled or accepted into an ACVR approved residency program in Radiation Oncology.


Hotel: There is a group rate of $149/night plus taxes at the Hyatt Place UC Davis hotel on campus. The Hyatt offers a shuttle within a five mile radius of the hotel or it is a short walk to the vet school campus or downtown Davis.

Airports: The nearest airport to the UC Davis campus is Sacramento (SMF), and it is a half an hour drive to campus. Other regioinal airports are Oakland (OAK) which is about a 1 hour and 45 minutes drive to campus, San Francisco (SFO) which is a 2 hour drive to campus or San Jose (SJC) which is a 3 hour drive from campus.

Local Davis Information


Quetions? Contact Kate Tweddale at 530-754-9183 or tweddale@ucdavis.edu


Dieterich IGRT and QA

Dieterich Vet Physics Brachy Sources and Calibration

Holt 3D Treatment Planning

Holt Basic Concepts of Radiation Biology

Holt Electron Beams and Calculations

Matney General Physics

Matney Interactions

Matney Production of X-Rays

Matney X-Ray Generators