Radiation Oncology

How to Apply

The UofT Medical Physics Residency Program will accept approximately 4-6 trainees each year with trainees placed at one of the five clinical sites:

  • Carlo Fidani Regional Cancer Centre in Mississauga
  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM) in downtown Toronto
  • R. S. McLaughlin Durham Cancer Centre in Oshawa
  • Stronach Regional Cancer Centre in Newmarket
  • Sunnybrook-Odette Cancer Centre (OCC) in north Toronto

This 2-year clinical training program begins at the beginning of January or September each year.

2019 Deadlines

For September 2019 start, the deadline for applications is January 15, 2019.

The program has enrolled in the Medical Physics Matching Program and applicants will have to register within that program as part of the application process.


There is one residency position available at Stronach Regional Cancer Centre in Newmarket for a September 2019 Start. Applications should be submitted as described below by Friday, May 10, 2019.

For January 2020 start, the deadline for applications is September 15, 2019.

Applications must include:

  • a cover letter which describes your background and motivation for applying to the program
  • a detailed CV that also includes the names of three professional references
  • university transcripts from undergraduate and graduate schools

The cover letter and the CV should be sent by email to Tanya.Webb@utoronto.ca.

Transcripts are to be mailed directly to:

Tanya Webb
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine
149 College Street, Room 504
Toronto, ON M5T 1P5


The preferred qualification for entry to the residency program is a Ph.D. in medical physics from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program. The minimum requirement is a M.Sc. in medical physics (thesis-based) from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program. Applicants with a PhD from a non-CAMPEP program may be considered if they meet the eligibility criteria as described by CAMPEP. Any courses being considered to meet the eligibility criteria must be listed on an official university transcript.

The candidate must be eligible to work in Canada. A Canadian birth certificate or permanent residency card is required. Please indicate status in your application. The program is currently not sponsoring any work or student permits. International applicants are also required to satisfy the English Proficiency Requirement stipulated by University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies.

Please note – applicants must defend their thesis before the start of the Medical Physics Program.