Residency in Medical Physics

Residency in Medical Physics

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Louisville School Of Medicine offers a two-year position as a resident in radiation oncology physics. This program is one of the first programs in the nation accredited by CAMPEP. Responsibilities include clinical duties, teaching, and professional advancement. Residents are assigned responsibilities under supervision related to patient care, physics consultations, patient treatment planning, dosimetry, and quality assurance.

The successful candidate will join a team of seven medical physicists, four dosimetrists, two engineers and a senior medical physics resident. Research opportunities include ongoing programs in IMRT/IGRT, respiratory gating, radiobiology, prostate seed brachytherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and radiation oncology informatics.

External Beam Equipment Includes:


  • TomoTherapy unit
  • (2) Varian Truebeam
  • Varian 2300 IX
  • Varian 21001X
  • Varian Acuity simulator
  • Philips Brilliance 16 slice CT-simulator
  • (6) Varian Eclipse workstations
  • Dedicated VariSource HDR suite.
  • Accuray Cyberknife

All equipment is supported on a Radiotherapy Network that uses Aria for information management. The department is involved with TBI, TSE, I-125 eye plaques and prostate seed brachytherapy.

Resident Program Statistics

Year# Of Applicants# Accepted# Graduated#Now Certified# Currently In Clinical Employments# Currently In Academic Appts# In Industry
2004311ABR Passed Part 1001
20119011ABR Passed Part 1100
20128010ABR Passed Part 11 in Training00
2013801001 in Training00