The Medical Physics Residency is a 2+2 program in which a two-year, grant-funded research project is followed by a two-year clinical residency in therapeutic medical physics. Individuals who wish to enter this program must have a PhD in medical physics, physics, or a closely allied field, such as electrical engineering. The primary purpose of this postdoctoral training program is to provide a high level of specialized research, instruction, and clinical training in areas of medical physics related to radiation therapy. The major goal of the program is to prepare candidates for careers as qualified medical physicists (QMP) in a clinical practice. This includes preparation for certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and the subsequent licensure mandated by the State of New York. In order to be qualified for licensure in the State of New York, a medical physicist must pass Parts 1 and 2 of the ABR exam.
- Radiation Dosimetry
- External Beam Treatment Planning
- Radiation Safety
- Rotation at satellite facility