Medical Physics Programs

The Department of Radiology Medical Physics offers two education programs. One is the Medical Physics Residency. This program provides training for individuals who have graduated from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program and are seeking a career in clinical medical physics. The other program is Graduate Studies in Medical Physics. Students completing this program will recieve a Masters in Nuclear Engineering with a concentration in the Medical Physics.

Medical Physics Residency Program

Work with experts in the field. Learn how you can make a difference in the quality and safety of patient imaging.

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Medical Physics Graduate Studies

Learn how you can apply your knowledge of physics to the practice of medicine. Earn a Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering with a concentration in Medical Physics.


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Our Hospital

UNM Hospital houses the only Level I Trauma Center in the state and also features primary and subspecialty adult and pediatric care, along with an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our patient mix provides an unparalleled range of radiology imaging services and diagnostic imaging equipment. In addition, UNM provides medical physics services to rural communities as part of an outreach program. The residency program will prepare residents to operate in diverse imaging environments under Joint Commission or ACR oversight and with various levels of research and educational responsibilities.

Our School

The University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center is the state's largest integrated health care treatment, research and education organization. U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 rankings of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranks the UNM School of Medicine 52nd in primary care and 81st in research.

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Albuquerque is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, boasting highly accessible mountain biking, hiking, running, and road biking, as well as indoor and outdoor climbing. Within easy reach are skiing, white water kayaking/rafting and world-class fly fishing. New Mexico has 11 national parks and monuments, as well as a wide range of wilderness areas, and close proximity to the Southern Rockies. Our temperate climate allows you to enjoy the outdoors year round.

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