Medical Physics Residency

Medical Physics Residency

Residency Program in Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Physics

Summary

The Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Medical Physics Residency Program offered by Kaiser Permanente, Southern California Permanente Medical Group is designed to provide clinical, technical, and professional physics education and training necessary to develop clinical medical physics expertise and qualify for the American Board of Radiology (ABR) certification examinations.

The residency training occurs in 15 regional hospitals and affiliated medical offices across Southern California. The curriculum provides comprehensive, mentored, hands-on experience, and progressive responsibility providing the opportunity to work towards becoming fully independent upon completion of the program. The medical physics resident will be expected to work in this training position for three years and will receive training in diagnostic and nuclear medical physics. .

Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Acceptance testing on all types of radiological imaging equipment to meet new equipment specifications and baseline image quality assurance metrics.
  • Radiation dosimetry calculations and computerized data analysis.
  • Equipment surveys including State of California, American College of Radiology (ACR) and Joint Commission required testing of diagnostic modalities such as radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and nuclear medicine equipment.
  • Clinical medical physics support of diagnostic imaging modalities to maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
  • Research support as well as health system staff training and education.
  • Administrative efforts with regards to inspections and regulations.
  • Other assigned duties including proper and complete documentation of clinical projects and clinical rotations.
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About Kaiser Permanente Southern California

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