Imaging Physics Residency Program

Department Chairman: Manuel Brown, M.D.
Residency Program Director: Nicholas Bevins, Ph.D.
Residency Program Co-Director: Matt Vanderhoek, Ph.D.
Residency Coordinator: Jessica Artico

The CAMPEP-accredited Imaging Physics Residency Program aims to educate and train medical physicists in the clinical and technical aspects of medical physics in all imaging modalities. This training equips the resident with the necessary skills to be a vital member of the clinical team responsible for safe and effective patient care. In addition, the training prepares the resident for other responsibilities of an imaging physicist, including teaching, research, radiation safety, and administration. Residents are strongly encouraged and funded to participate in national conferences throughout the residency.

The residency program comprises 2 years of training. In the first year, there are 5 rotations in the areas listed below:

  1. General Radiography and Mammography
  2. Computed Tomography
  3. Fluoroscopy and Interventional Radiology
  4. Nuclear Medicine
  5. Radiation Safety

In the second year, the resident chooses one of two options: Diagnostic Medical Physics or Nuclear Medical Physics. The rotations for each option are listed below:

  • Diagnostic Medical Physics
    • Magnetic Resonance
    • Ultrasound
    • Informatics
    • Electives (6 months)
  • Nuclear Medical Physics
    • Magnetic Resonance
    • Informatics
    • Advanced Nuclear Medicine (8 months)

Each rotation is completed under the guidance of one or two board certified staff physicists. For the diagnostic medical physics option, the final six months are for the resident to revisit any of the areas he/she would like to cover in greater depth. Past residents have used this time to prepare for their future positions. For the nuclear medicine physics option, the final eight months are devoted to more advanced, in-depth training in nuclear medicine imaging, therapy, dosimetry, and safety.

Our residents are members of the Department of Radiology. They also gain experience in Cardiology, Surgery, and other departments that utilize imaging equipment. Henry Ford Health System is a world-renowned teaching institution, allowing the physics residents to access a wealth of daily conferences and lectures from many disciplines.
All of our former residents have successfully found employment in medical physics prior to the completion of their residency.

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