The Medical Physics Residency Program
Montefiore Medical Center is the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and offers 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 Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP) approved training program, 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 ten 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 a 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
|Number Completing Program|
|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||Columbia Univ. Medical Center, NY|
|Lee Goddard||MS||6/2015||Yes||Montefiore Medical Center, NY|
|Kyoungkeun Jeong||PhD||6/2015||Yes||St. Luke's Cornwall, NY|
|Joshua Phillips||MS||6/2016||Yes||21st Century Oncology, IN|
|Johannes Ritter||PhD||6/2016||Yes||Avera Medical Group, SD|
|Irene Zawisza||MS||6/2017||Yes||Reading Hospital, PA|
|Derek Fiedler||MS||6/2017||Conditional||Loyola Univ. Medical Center, IL|
|Jenna Hanna||MS||6/2018||Part 2||New York Presbyterian Queens, NY|
|Kyle O’Grady||MS||6/2018||Part 2||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY|