*****For the 2021-2022 season, UAB will be conducting virtual interviews due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. More information will be provided to applicants.****

UAB has a total of 2 medical Physics Residents and offers one match spot every year. Trainees in the program must meet the eligibility requirements of the Department and the Commission on Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP). The resident must hold a doctorate degree in physics, physical science, or engineering. Applicants must have either graduated 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. For coursework completed outside of a CAMPEP-accredited program, documentation of review by the Graduate Education Program Review Committee (GEPRC) of CAMPEP is strongly preferred.

STEP 1:
Register for the Match via the MedPhys Match Website 

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STEP 2
Register and create your application to the Medical Physics Residency Application Program (MP-RAP)

The application will ask for the following information:
    • Personal information (name, address, contact information)
    • ABR certification status
    • Disclosure of criminal behavior, academic violations, and/or licensure actions
    • Employment history
    • Military service history (if applicable)
    • Education (undergraduate and graduate)
    • Names of 3 references (including one from current advisor or department head)
    • Personal statement (max 3000 characters) indicating why you want to go into medical physics, and anything else you want to communicate to the application reviewers.
    • Uploaded CV (should include awards, publications and presentations)

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STEP 3: Apply to our program 

Once your initial application is complete, please make sure to enter the program code 10111 to apply directly to the UAB Department of Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Program.



Program Contact Info:

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Jim Bonner, MD

Department Chair

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Richard Popple, PhD

Vice-Chair of Medical Physics

Elizabeth Covington
Elizabeth Covington, PhD

Program Director

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Sunny Scott, MPA

Program Coordinator

Questions about applying to our program should be directed to:
Sunny Scott, MPA - Program Coordinator
mphysicsresidency@uabmc.edu

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