Clinical Medical Physics Residency

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

program Overview

The Mount Sinai residency program is a two-year CAMPEP-accredited clinical training program at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. Core objectives include comprehensive, hands-on training in clinical therapy physics and preparation for the ABR board exams. Successful candidates will work with Mount Sinai's staff physicists covering a diverse array of specialties in the clinic, with the goal of becoming autonomous physicists capable of independent work at graduation.

requirements

At a minimum, applicants must have:

  • A Master or PhD in Physics or related discipline

AND graduated from

    • A CAMPEP-accredited graduate program

OR

    • A CAMPEP-accredited certificate program

Clinical Rotations

In order to graduate from the residency program, residents are required to complete the following 12 clinical rotations:

    1. Dosimetric systems

    2. Brachytherapy

    3. Linear Accelerator Acceptance Testing/Commissioning/Annual QA

    4. TG-51 Calibration and MU Calculations

    5. TPS Modeling

    6. Treatment Planning

    7. Imaging for Treatment Simulation

    8. Imaging for Treatment Verification

    9. Stereotactic Radiosurgery

    10. Special Procedures

    11. Radiation Safety/Shielding Design

    12. Proton Therapy Rotation

FINANCIAL support

Competitive salary and full benefits package will be provided to the successful candidate. Please refer to Mount Sinai Benefit for more details.

CURRENT RESIDENTS

Matthew Schelin M.S. (2020 - )

Matt received a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from the University of Maryland at College Park and recently obtained a Master of Science in Medical Physics from Thomas Jefferson University. Matthew is originally from Long Island, NY and is excited to be back in NYC.


Tyler alfonzetti M.S. (2021 - )

Tyler completed his Bachelor's in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University before attending the University of Pennsylvania to get a Masters degree in Medical Physics. Growing up in the small town of Stormville New York, Tyler is happy to be back in his home state as part of the Mt. Sinai Radiation Oncology Team.


Alumni residents


Thomas Wolken M.S.: 2019 - 2021

Tom earned his MS in Medical Physics from Oregon Health and Science University. Prior to joining the Mout Sinai physics residency, he was an adjunct faculty at Salt Lake Community College and Weber State University. Currently, he is a medical physicist at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, Maryland.

beyond your clinical training

Running club

Come for a run with beautiful views of Manhattan with us! Mount Sinai Main Campus is conveniently located next to iconic Central Park and its many running paths. All pace groups welcome. The running club typically runs once or twice a week during the months of Spring, Summer, and Autumn.

CURRENT Opening

We have one resident position open with the starting date on July 1st, 2022. Interested applicants should submit their application through the Medical Physics Residency Application Program. The application deadline is 01/06/2022.

CONTACT US

Please contact Dr. Yading Yuan (Yading.Yuan@mountsinai.org), our assistant residency director, for any questions.