Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 and 2020 by U.S. News & World Report, which named Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. Each of Inova's five hospitals holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), distinguishing Inova as the highest-rated large health system in the U.S., and the only system to have all hospitals receive five stars. All five Inova hospitals were awarded 'A' grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova's achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus was named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals list, ranking in the top 10 nationwide among Major Teaching Hospitals. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org . ___________________________________________________________
Radiation Oncology Medical Physics fellow working on Proton Therapy.
Inova Center for Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton therapy is seeking applications for our Proton Radiation Therapy Physics Fellowship Program. Fellow in this 1-year program will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of proton radiation therapy. Fellow will gain comprehensive clinical and technical proton therapy experience in the treatment of pediatric and adult patients across the full range of disease sites. This program is designed for candidates who have a MS or Ph.D. in medical physics or a closely related field, have recently completed a Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP)-accredited medical physics residency program, and are interested in specializing in proton therapy. The fellowship focuses on the medical application of physics in proton therapy and includes both research and clinical experience related to medical physics aspects of proton therapy. The proton fellow work with a team of medical physicists, radiation oncologists, dosimetrists, therapists and medical physics assistants at Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Fairfax, VA. The fellowship training occurs in a large, state-of-the-art proton therapy center utilizing an IBA Proteus(r)PLUS proton system with two pencil beam scanning gantry rooms.
Provides hands-on and evaluated experience in all clinical aspects of radiation oncology physics of proton therapy
Ensures the fellow are able to practice independently in proton therapy by the time complete the program
Offers research training and experience through mentored projects that culminate in the development of clinical protocols, conference presentations and peer-reviewed scientific publications
Internal Number: 54491BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.