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Master of Medical Physics: Program Statistics

The majority of our alumni work as medical physicists, and while most of our recent graduates are placed in residency programs, some have gone on to pursue PhD or medical degrees, or secured positions in academia or industry. Many graduates now work as medical physicists or residents in institutions like the University Pennsylvania (PA), Landauer Medical Physics (TX), Glens Falls Hospital (NY), UC Davis (CA), Mayo Clinic (AZ), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (OH), 21st Century Oncology (FL), and Accelerated Medical Physics Services (CT).

Master of Medical Physics Program Applications and Admissions Statistics

Year Applied Admitted Matriculated
2015 43 21 6
2014 45 23 10
2013 62 23 8
2012 77 29 9

Initial Placement of MMP Graduates

Category <2009 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Medical Physicist 14 1 8 4 7 9 0 0
Residency 0 0 0 1 3 1 5 4
PhD/MD/DVM 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 2
Academia 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Industry - Medical Physics 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1
Other 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Total 17 1 10 8 11 11 9 9

Residency Placement Statistics for Graduates of the Master of Medical Physics Program

Offers came from Washington University in St. Louis, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Christiana Care Health System (Thomas Jefferson University system), and University of Mississippi Cancer Center.

Graduation Year Applied for Match Received Match Percentage Matched National MedPhys Match*
2016 6 6** 100% 51%
2015 6 4 67% 39%
2014 6 6 100% N/A

*https://www.natmatch.com/medphys/aboutstats.html

**One received residency outside of the National MedPhys Match program

Updated June 2016

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