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Application Process

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Applicants must have either graduated with an MS or PhD from a CAMPEP-accredited graduate program, have completed a CAMPEP-accredited certificate program, or have taken and passed coursework that satisfies the CAMPEP standards for graduate education. The University of Iowa supports certain visa applications for highly qualified international applicants. International applicants must be eligible to work in the US to receive an appointment at the University of Iowa.


There are one or two positions in the Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Residency Program each year on a competitive basis.


AAPM Headquarters has an online application system (Common Application Program) for physics residency programs. Please visit this site to register in early to mid-November, in time for December application deadlines.

Residency openings are available each year starting on July 1. The deadline for receipt of application materials is December 1 of the preceding year.

If you are considered for an appointment, you will be asked to visit University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for an interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews will be conducted between January 1st and February 15th.

Residents will receive a competitive stipend and benefits package.

Program Contact

For more information about the Radiation Oncology Clinical Medical Physics Residency, please contact:

Joël St-Aubin, PhD
Medical Physics Residency Program Director
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive, LL, W Addition
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-467-7413
Fax: 319-356-1530
e-mail: joel-st-aubin@uiowa.edu

Rachel Kadlec
Residency Coordinator
Tel: 1-319-384-6135