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The Medical Physics Residency Application Program (MP-RAP) is a program started by the AAPM Workgroup for Coordination of Medical Physics Residency Programs (WGCMPR) to do the following.

  • Make it easier for applicants to apply for residency programs.
  • Reduce administrative burden for residency programs that have to process these applications.

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 applications reviewers (this is instead of a cover letter).
  • Uploaded CV (should include awards, publications and presentations)
  • Transcripts and a copy of TOEFL results (if applicable)
    • Can be uploaded, or
    • Official copies can be mailed to Clinical Medical Physics Residency Application, 1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

If you are already registered in the MP-RAP, please click here to begin entering your Personal Information. If not, click here to register.

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