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Physics Residency Application Process

New this year, the Medical College of Wisconsin Medical Physics Residency Program will be participating in the 2015 Medical Physics Matching Program and the AAPM CAP program.  Candidates interested in applying to the Medical College of Wisconsin Medical Physics Residency Program can send application information via the AAPM CAP Program or directly to us via electronic or regular mail.  Documents needed for a complete application are:

  • Letter of introduction including a self-statement
  • Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • Copies of any certificates of programs completed
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of reference

Applicants must be registered in the Medical Physics Match Program to be eligible for program acceptance.  Applications will be accepted for one available opening beginning October 1, 2014 through January 1, 2015. Qualified candidates will be contacted for either a phone or onsite interview. Costs related to an onsite interview will be the responsiblity of the candidate. Results of the Medical Physics Match will be announced March 27, 2015.  

The application and interview process is performed in accordance with the equal opportunity standards set by The Medical College of Wisconsin. Physics residents are considered to be employees of the Medical College of Wisconsin and receive benefits including paid vacations, paid holidays, sick pay, and health, life, and disability insurance. Residents are able to attend at least one national meeting with appropriate expenses covered. Required books and other related learning materials are supplied to the resident for the duration of the program. Books are to be returned to the Physics Section Coordinator upon completion of the program.

 

Resident Program Statistics
Year # applicants # accepted # graduated # board certified # clinically employed #academic appointments
2011 59 2 2 2 1 1
2012 27 1 0 0 0 0
2013 22 1 0 0 0 0
2014 29 2 2 0 1 0

 

Medical Physics Information

For more information about the field of medical physicist, please use the links to information provided by the American Association for Physics in Medicine (AAPM)
http://www.aapm.org/main.asp

Scope of Practice for Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists 
http://www.aapm.org/org/policies/details.asp?id=225&type=PP¤t=true

What is a Qualified Medical Physicist?
http://www.aapm.org/medical_physicist/fields.asp#therepeautic

What do Medical Physicists do?
http://www.aapm.org/medical_physicist/default.asp

Report No. 90, Essentials and Guidelines for Hospital-Based Medical Physics Training Programs
http://www.aapm.org/pubs/reports/rpt_90.pdf

Report No. 38, The Role of a Physicist in Radiation Oncology
http://www.aapm.org/pubs/reports/rpt_38.pdf

 

Send Application to:

Jessica Kotowicz, Administrative Coordinator - Physics Section
Radiation Oncology Physics Residency Program
Froedtert Hospital
Department of Radiation Oncology
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226

414-805-4505 phone
414-805-4354 fax
jkotowicz@mcw.edu

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