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.

2020 Deadlines

For September 2020 start, we have 1 position open at both Carlo Fidani Regional Cancer Centre and Durham Regional Cancer Centre at Lakeridge Health. The deadline for applications is May 5, 2020.

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter that describes the candidate's background and motivation for applying to the program and that indicates the position(s) for which the applicant is applying
  • A detailed CV that includes the names of 3 professional references
  • Official university transcripts from undergraduate and graduate schools
  • Reference letters submitted directly from 2 of the 3 listed professional references

The cover letter and the CV should be sent by email to

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.