Radiation Oncology Residency


  • Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Degree Earned

  • Residency

Program Type

  • On Campus


Application Process

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Career Development

Residents in good standing will have a 10.5-month research rotation, generally in their 3rd year of training. They may choose to pursue research or they may choose to further pursue further educational training through other schools at Thomas Jefferson University. Educational opportunities are available through the Jefferson College of Population Health, offering advanced degrees in Health Policy, Population Health, Healthcare Quality and Safety, Public Health and Applied Health Economics. Jefferson employees are able to continue their education with an offered discount.

Louis Cappelli, III, DO, MBA (Chief Resident 2023-2024) opted to spend his research year earning his Master of Business degree, learning techniques to blend medical expertise with business strategy. Dr. Cappelli graduated with his MBA from Thomas Jefferson University in 2024. 

Victor Chen, MD, MPH (Resident 2018-2022) received a Master of Public Health degree from Thomas Jefferson University's College of Population Health in May 2021, during his 10.5-month research rotation. His capstone presentation was titled "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Three Radiation Treatment Strategies for Patients with Multiple Brain Metastases."

As an MPH student, Dr. Chen was a recipient of the 2021 Thomas Jefferson University Outstanding Master of Public Health Student Achievement Award, and he was inducted into Jefferson’s Delta Psi chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health.

He is pictured alongside Katie DiSantis, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Public Health (left) and Rosemary Frasso, PhD, MSc, MSc, CPH, Professor and Program Director, Public Health (right). 

During his research year, Christian Fernandez, MD, (Resident 2017-2021; Chief Resident 2020-2021) received a post-master's certificate in Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education in 2020.