Medical Physics Residency Program

The University of Minnesota's Medical Physics Residency Program is acccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc. (CAMPEP). The program intends to provide comprehensive training and experience in radiation oncology physics to candidates with a PhD degree in physics, medical physics or a closely related field. 

This training program involves full participation of the physics resident in the clinical routine, under the supervision of the program director and the program faculty. This program is designed in accordance with the essentials and guidelines contained in the residency document of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

For detailed information regarding our residency, including a further description of the program and entry requirements, please email radonced@umn.edu 

Residency position description and availability

For consideration, interested parties should send the following items to: 

Eric Ehler, PhD 
Director, Medical Physics Residency Program 
Department of Radiation Oncology 
Mayo Mail Code 494 
420 Delaware Street SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55455
email: ehler046@umn.edu

  • Resume
  • A copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Letter of intent
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Medical Physics Resident Statistics

Year # of Applicants # Accepted # Graduated # Now Certified # Clinically Employed # Academic Appointment
2006 32 1 0 0 0 0
2007 58 1 1 1, ABR 1 1
2008 58 1 1 1, ABR 1 1
2009 40 1 1 1, ABR 1 0
2010 44 0 1 1, ABR 0 0
2011 33 1 1 1, ABR
1, ABR Part 1 Completed
1 1
2012 0 0 0   0 0
2013 59 1 1   1 (in training)  
2014 60 1 0 2, ABR 1 0 0
2015 73 1 1 1 1 0
2016 45 1 1 1, ABR 2 1 0
2017 85 1 1 0 1 1
2018 73 1