Information for Applicants to Radiation Oncology Residency
We are pleased that you are interested in the radiation oncology residency programs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. We are committed to providing quality graduate medical education for tomorrow's radiation oncologists, VUMC offers a teaching facility with diverse patient populations, state-of-the art technology, cutting edge research, and outstanding faculty.
Individuals applying for residency in radiation oncology must hold a medical degree from an accredited institution. We are a four year training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). All applicants must have completed a minimum of an internship, at an accredited institution, prior to beginning their PGY2 year with us. Your program director will be contacted and written documentation of successful completion of the PGY1 year is required. If you hold a foreign medical degree, a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is also required. If you graduated from a medical school outside of the US, Canada or Puerto Rico, a copy of a valid ECFMG Certificate is required. The Administrative Director for GME at Vanderbilt is the designated Training Program Liaison for ECFMG Graduates. If you are a foreign national, a copy of a valid J-1 or H-B visa is required.
In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA 29 Amendments Act of 2008, Executive Order 11246, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, as amended, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Vanderbilt University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or genetic information in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other University-administered programs; or employment. In addition, the University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression consistent with the University's nondiscrimination policy.
Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity institution offering excellent benefits for all employees. A partial listing of benefits can be viewed on our website. On acceptance to our program all residents must successfully pass reference and background screenings.
We accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We participate in the National Residency Matching Program