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The Medical Physics Residency Program

Montefiore Medical Center is the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, offering highly-competitive residency programs in all aspects of medicine. Ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by  U.S. News & World Report, our institution has been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care for more than 100 years, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. 

Why Medical Physics Residents Choose Montefiore

The Department of Radiation Oncology’s Medical Physics Residency is a two-year training program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP), designed for candidates who are interested in careers in clinical radiation oncology physics. The Medical Physics Residency Program, with a sub-specialty of Therapeutic Radiologic Physics, provides structured training and progress assessment in all aspects of clinical therapeutic radiation oncology physics under supervision of board-certified medical physicists.

Objectives of the medical physics residency program:

  • Provide in-depth professional training and comprehensive exposure in science and technology of therapeutic radiologic physics in a structured clinical environment.
  • Enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills regarding clinical practice decision making.
  • Develop resident competency in codes of ethics in professional practice.
  • Facilitate understanding of the topics from the study guides of the American Board of Medical Physics and the American Board of Radiology.

Upon completion of the program, medical physics residents will be competent in all areas of therapeutic radiologic physics and prepared to qualify for the certification examination of the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiology Physics.

Become a Part of Our Legacy of Excellence

The successful applicant will join a team of 10 faculty/clinical board-certified physicists, seven dosimetrists, nine radiation oncologists and eight medical residents in the Department of Radiation Oncology.  

The Medical Physics Residency Program encourages candidates with an MS or PhD degree in medical physics from CAMPEP-approved graduate programs or CAMPEP-approved certificate programs to apply.

All candidates are required to obtain a New York State limited permit license prior to starting residency. Positions, details and other requirements are offered via the AAPM MP-RAP website.

We encourage all interested applicants to learn more about our
generous compensation and benefits package, additional resources and amenities , and specifics relating to the Department of Radiation Oncology’s Medical Physics Residency Program. Please feel free as well to contact us for additional information.

  

Academic Year Number of Applications Number Offered Admission Number Enrolled
in Program
Number Completing Program
2010 24 1 1 0
2011 46 1 2 1
2012 49 1 2 0
2013 25 2 3 1
2014 61 2 4 1
2015 69 2 4 2
2016  96 2 4 2
2017  94 2 4 2

 

Graduated Academic Clinical Industry Government Additional Education
Totals 9 1 8 0 0 0

 

Resident Highest Degree Graduation ABR Certified Employment
Corey Clift MS 12/2011 Yes Novant Health, VA
Yong Chen PhD 6/2013 Yes VA Medical Center, CT
Michelle Savacool MS 6/2014 Yes Mount Sinai Roosevelt, NY
Lee Goddard MS 6/2015 Yes Montefiore Medical Center, NY
Kyoungkeun Jeong PhD 6/2015 Part 2 St. Luke's Cornwall, NY
Joshua Phillips MS 6/2016 Yes Community Health Care System, IN
Johannes Ritter PhD 6/2016 Part 1 Avera Medical Group, SD
Irene Zawisza MS 6/2017 Part 2 Reading Hospital, PA
Derek Fiedler MS 6/2017 Part 2 Berwyn Radiation Oncology, IL