Medical Physics Residency Program Specifics
Program Goals and Requirements
The goals of the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) at Hackensack University Medical Center Medical Physics Residency are to prepare the resident to achieve competency in all areas of clinical Radiation Oncology Physics and to be qualified to take the certification examination of the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics once the prerequisites of the Board are fulfilled.
In order to graduate from the Residency Program, the resident must successfully
- complete all eleven clinical rotations,
- complete end of rotation as well as mandatory journal club presentations,
- complete and pass all oral examinations,
- participate/attend various conferences, lectures and meetings that are considered relevant to the resident’s training,
- complete the professionalism and ethics training and
- complete the required cases/activities as outlined in the “Requirement Checklist” for each rotation.
- Clinic Introduction July – August
- Treatment Planning I August – November
- QA of EBRT November – February
- Stereotactic Service: LINAC-based February – May
- Stereotactic Service: Gamma Knife May – June
- Brachytherapy June – September
- Treatment Planning II September – December
- Radiation Safety December – February
- Imaging February – April
- LINAC Acceptance Testing & Commissioning April – May
- Clinic Coverage and Project May – June
Admitted residents are full time employees of Hackensack University Medical Center of Hackensack Meridian Health and therefore enjoy the same benefits as applied to full time employees of the hospital.
This include medical, dental, vision, prescription & pharmacy, life insurance, personal time off (PTO), and retirement. The criteria and eligibility to enroll is as applicable to any full-time employee of the hospital. Detail information can be found by exploring the following link https://teamhmh.com/