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Application Process

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The Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Residency admits one trainee every year on a competitive basis at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.

Admission requirements


To be eligible for the Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Residency, you must have:

  • A master’s degree or Ph.D. in medical physics from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP) or a CAMPEP certificate of equivalency
  • Eligibility to work and live in the U.S.
  • Registered to take part one of the American Board of Radiology board exam

Admission policies

Non-U.S. citizen applicants

Admission to Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is open to U.S. workers in the four categories below. Therefore, visa sponsorship is not available.

  1. U.S. citizens
  2. U.S. nationals
  3. Lawful permanent residents
  4. Asylees and refugees

Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based test (TOEFL iBT). Scores from the speaking portion of the exam are given particular consideration in admission decisions. Learn more about the exam and register online at the Educational Testing Service.

The Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences code for the TOEFL iBT is 5784.

Educational transcripts from schools outside the U.S. must be translated (if they are not already in English) and evaluated for U.S. equivalence by an accredited credential evaluation service company prior to submission. Please refer to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services for a list of qualified companies. The applicant pays for the examination and credential-evaluation services.

How to apply

Disability accommodations

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences values diversity and welcomes applicants with disabilities. If you are anticipating or experiencing disability related barriers in accessing this application, please contact Disability Compliance Advisors at

Application timeline

This program is not currently taking applications. This website will be updated when the application window opens.

1. Online application. Through the Medical Physics Residency Application Program (MP-RAP) on the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) website, complete the online application and select Mayo Clinic in Florida as one of your choices.

Mayo Clinic in Florida is participating in the Medical Physics Matching Program (MedPhys Match), which is administered by National Matching Services. Our match code is 24411. Candidates must register for the MedPhys Match.

2. Supporting documentation. Submit these materials through MP-RAP:

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language scores, if applicable
  • Certification process status

Interview process

The selection committee carefully reviews each application. Individuals considered for the residency are invited to in-person interviews in the Department of Radiation Oncology.


Acceptance into the program will occur through the National Match Services system, and all rules of the MedPhys Match apply.

Candidates and programs will both find out the match results on March 27.

Candidates accepting their match are then sent formal paperwork that initiates the final eligibility process, which includes a background check, drug screening, and verification of all information submitted during the application process.