Radiation Oncology

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Physics Residency Application Process

Interested residency applicants should send (electronic or regular mail) the following information to the Physics Section Coordinator:

  • Letter of introduction including a self-statement
  • Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • Certificates of program completions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of reference

Applications will be accepted for 1 available opening beginning October 1st of each year. Applications will be accepted through January 1st for a July 1st start date. Only completed applications with all of the above requirements will be reviewed. Qualified candidates will be asked to come for an interview. Onsite interviews are preferable, however, interview costs are the candidates' responsibility.  

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

 

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, Physics Section Coordinator
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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