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Henry S. Park, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology; Chief, Thoracic Radiotherapy Program, Therapeutic Radiology; Co-Director of Medical School Clerkship, Therapeutic Radiology; Director of Continuing Medical Education, Therapeutic Radiology; Associate Director, Residency Training Program, Therapeutic Radiology; Leader, Disease Aligned Research Team, Therapeutic Radiology

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Henry S. Park, MD, MPH

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Dr. Henry S. Park is a board-certified radiation oncologist who currently serves as Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and as the Chief of Thoracic Radiotherapy at the Yale School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale College, master's degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, and medical doctorate degree from the Yale School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine internship at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and returned to Yale New Haven Hospital for his residency and chief residency in radiation oncology.

Dr. Park subspecializes in radiation therapy for lung cancer and head and neck cancer. He is an active clinical trialist and health services researcher, having co-authored over 120 peer-reviewed original research articles and 30 reviews, book chapters, and invited editorials. He is the editor of the book "Lung Cancer: Modern Multidisciplinary Management" (2021). He also serves as the department's director of medical education, director of continuing medical education, associate program director of the residency, and leader of the disease-aligned research team.

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Education & Training

  • Residency
    Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine (2017)
  • Chief Residency
    Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine (2017)
  • Internship
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School (2013)
  • MPH
    Harvard University, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Decision Science (2012)
  • MD
    Yale University (2012)
  • BS
    Yale University, Music, Neurobiology (2007)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Educator of the Year AwardAssociation of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO)2022
Clinician of the Year AwardDepartment of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine2021
Top Reviewer AwardInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics (Red Journal)2020
Reviewer of the MonthJournal of Thoracic Diseases2020
Outstanding Reviewer AwardAdvances in Radiation Oncology2019
Outstanding Reviewer AwardInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics (Red Journal)2018
Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA)2017
Resident Poster Viewing Recognition Award (Clinical)American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)2016
Resident Digital Poster Recognition Award (Clinical)American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)2015
Travel GrantKorean Society for Radiation Oncology (KOSRO)2015
Young Investigator AwardInternational Gamma Knife Research Foundation (IGKRF)2015
Travel GrantKorean-American Society of Radiation Oncology (KASTRO)2014
Young Oncologist Travel GrantAmerican Radium Society (ARS)2014
Frank Parker PrizeYale School of Medicine2012
American Cancer Society PrizeYale School of Medicine2012
Cum LaudeYale School of Medicine2012
Young Oncologist Travel GrantAmerican Radium Society (ARS)2012
Young Oncologist Essay AwardAmerican Radium Society (ARS)2011

Professional Service

NRG OncologyHead and Neck Cancer General Committee2021 - Present
American Radium Society (ARS)Appropriateness Use Criteria Thoracic Committee2021 - Present
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research GroupHead and Neck Core Committee2021 - Present
Frontiers in OncologyAssociate Editor2021 - Present
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)Kaposi Sarcoma and Cancer in People Living with HIV Guidelines Panels2021 - Present
National Cancer Institute (NCI)Previously Untreated Locally Advanced (PULA) Task Force, Head and Neck Steering Committee (HNSC)2021 - Present
American Board of Radiology (ABR)Thoracic Cancers and Sarcomas Category Committee2020 - Present
SWOG Cancer Research NetworkLung Committee, Lung Committee Liaison to the Radiation Oncology Committee2020 - Present
Cancers (Basel)Editorial Board Member2020 - Present
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)Committee on Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Education Committee, Abstract Review Committee (Health Services Research, Head and Neck)2017 - Present
Journal of Thoracic DiseaseEditorial Board Member2016 - Present

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