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Applying to the Program

The University of Washington (UW) in Seattle is currently seeking applicants for two Medical Physics Resident positions in Radiation Oncology starting July 1, 2022. The UW CAMPEP-accredited residency is structured as a two-year program with two residents admitted per year, for a total of four residents in the program.

All interviews will be held by videoconference this year and we will not allow recording of any recruitment interviews under any circumstances by either party.  Please see these resources from the University of Washington Graduate Medical Education for prospective residents and 2021 Prospective Residents Letter from DIO and COVID-19 Vaccinations Requirement

2021 Application and Interview Dates

  • Application deadline TBD
  • Virtual interview dates are TBD.


Applicants must have completed a CAMPEP-accredited graduate degree or CAMPEP-accredited certificate program. A PhD in medical physics, physics, or related science is required and must be completed prior to the residency start date.

About the Program

The UW CAMPEP-accredited residency is structured as a two-year program with two residents admitted per year, for a total of four residents in the program.  This program provides rigorous, clinically-based education in a stimulating academic environment. The program is consistent with the didactic recommendations provided by CAMPEP and the AAPM and offers hands-on experience through 12 rotations, through which the resident gains medical physics core clinical competence. We offer the only medical physics residency program with clinical training in photons, electrons, neutrons and protons. Our program is designed to take advantage of collaborative educational and research interactions with Radiation Oncology physicians and MD residents.  Additional distinctive features of our program include a pediatric radiation oncology service and strong clinical and research collaborations with Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Residents will join a medical physics faculty of 19 professional medical physicists.

The UW Medical Center (UWMC) and its affiliates offer a full spectrum of radiation oncology services including conformal radiotherapy, IMRT, VMAT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, IORT, TBI, HDR, SGRT, gamma knife, brachytherapy, neutron, and proton therapy. Upcoming new equipment additions include Varian Ethos and Elekta Flexitron afterloader.  Residents are required to complete a clinical development project with a medical physics faculty member, and there is an expectation of at least one abstract or journal manuscript submission prior to the end of the residency period. See the Alumni page at for the success record of our graduates.

Salary for this resident position is at least $60,000 per annum. Residents receive full health and dental benefits. The program supports registration and travel to one conference per year.

How to Apply

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, transcripts of university undergraduate and graduate courses, a statement of research interest and three letters of reference.  Applicants must use the MP-RAP system at and must participate in the MedPhys Match Program specifying the UW program code 19011.  Any UWMC specific statements or materials may be emailed directly to:

If you have any questions please contact:

Residency Administrator
University of Washington Radiation Oncology

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2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of Applications: 63 34 55 89 101 75 52 52
Number Offered Admission: 1 4 2 2 2 2 2 2
Number Enrolled in Program: 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 4
Number Completing Program: 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
Destination of Graduates:
Clinical: 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0
Industry: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Academic: 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2
Government: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Additional Education: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Still Seeking Position: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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