Medical Physics Therapy Residency Program

College

  • Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Degree Earned

  • Residency

Program Length

2 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Call to Actions

Leadership & Program Contact

Positions:
  • Program Director, Division of Medical Physics Residency
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Position: Associate Director, Medical Physics Therapy Residency Program
Organization: Jefferson - Center City
Position: Associate Director, Medical Physics Therapy Residency Program
Organization: Jefferson - Asplundh
Name: Laura Doyle, PhD
Position: Associate Director, Medical Physics Therapy Residency Program
Organization: Jefferson - Christiana Care

Didactic Lectures: Physics of Radiation Oncology

Part I

Tuesday to Friday, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
Introduction Atomic and Nuclear Structure – 1 Atomic and Nuclear Structure – 2 Production of X-rays and Electron Interactions – 1
Production of X-rays and Electron Interactions – 2 Radiation Interactions (Photons) – 1 Radiation Interactions (Photons) – 2 Treatment Machines and Generators – 1
Treatment Machines and Generators – 2 Simulators Radiation Beam Quality and Dose – 1 Radiation Beam Quality and Dose – 2
Radiation Measurement and Calibration – 1 Radiation Measurement and Calibration – 2 Radiation Measurement and Calibration – 3 Photons and X-rays – 1 (Dosimetric Variables)
Photons and X-rays – 2 (Correction Ratios and MU Calculations) Photons and X-rays – 3 Photons and X-rays – 4 (Translation of Planning to Calculations) Photons and X-rays – 5 (Computerized Treatment Planning)
Photons and X-rays – 6 (Surface Corrections and Tissue Heterogeneity) Monitor Unit Calculations Electron Beams – 1 (Basic Characteristics) Electron Beams – 2 (Treatment Planning With Electrons)
Electron Beams – 3 (Field Matching, Total Skin Electron Therapy, Other Considerations) Photons and X-rays – 7 (Special Problems) External Beam Quality Assurance – 2 MIDTERM EXAMS
  External Beam Quality Assurance – 1    

PART II

TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
Imaging for Rad. Oncology – 1 (Routine Imaging) Imaging for Rad. Oncology – 2 (PET and Other Imaging) Imaging for Radiation Oncology – 3 (Image-Based Planning) Radiation Protection and Shielding – 1 (Radiation Safety)
Radiation Protection and Shielding – 2 (Shielding Calculation) Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3DCRT) – 1 3D and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) – 1 Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) - 2
Special Procedures – 1 (Radiosurgery) Special Procedures –2 (Total Body Irradiation and Intraop) Brachytherapy – 1 (Radioactive Sources) Brachytherapy – 2 (Dose Calculation)
Brachytherapy – 3 (Classical Implant Dosimetry Systems) Brachytherapy – 4 (Intracavitary, Interstitial, Surface, Plaque) Brachytherapy - 5 (Prostate and Seed Implant) Brachytherapy - 6 (HDR)
Brachytherapy – 7 (New/Emerging Techniques) Proton Therapy – 1 Proton Therapy - 2 FINAL EXAMS