Explore Radiation Oncology Residency at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai Radiation Oncology residency is a four-year program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The small size of the program allows us to provide personalized teaching by subspecialist faculty while utilizing the most advanced technology and optimizing research opportunities.

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Salary & Benefits

Cedars-Sinai provides residents with competitive and comprehensive benefits. Our package includes an annual stipend, housing allowance and insurance.

Residency Training and Curriculum

Residents complete all clinical rotations at Cedars-Sinai except for a one-month pediatrics rotation at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Currently, residents have a flexible (at least six-month) research block as a PGY4 and a two-month elective as a PGY5. The Holman pathway is supported.

Job Placement After Residency Training

Ensuring residents can secure ideal jobs after completing training is a priority for our program. Our graduating residents have been able to accept positions at their top-choice programs across the country.

Technology Available in the Department of Radiation Oncology

Currently, there are three treatment vaults at Cedars-Sinai (one Elekta Versa, two Varian TrueBeam), a Varian HDR Bravos afterloader and a Xoft machine.

Research Opportunities

There is a wide array of research opportunities, spanning disciplines from clinical, physics, imaging, population, digital health, computational, translational and basic sciences, which are available to residents. There is a basic science graduate medical education program at Cedars-Sinai that also enriches the research landscape.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Cedars-Sinai #7 in the nation in its "Best Hospitals 2020-21" analysis. The Cancer program ranked #1 in L.A., #1 in California and #7 in the nation. In 2020, Cedars-Sinai also ranked 10th nationally in NIH funding among academic medical centers.

Committed to Inclusion & Diversity

Cedars-Sinai champions inclusion as a core value at every level. We are dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse academic community with education programs that reflect that commitment.

Application Information

Cedars-Sinai prioritizes resident wellbeing and is committed to upholding a diverse, family-friendly and inclusive education program.

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Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you would like to learn more about the Radiation Oncology Residency Program at Cedars-Sinai.

Tanesha Whitehead, MBA Academic Program Coordinator