Brachytherapy Fellowship Program

Accepting Applications Now through November 30, 2024!

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA currently seeks applicants at the Clinical Instructor rank for a one-year Brachytherapy Fellowship opportunity under the supervision of Dr. Albert Chang and Dr. Puja Venkat, and Dr. Alan Lee in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. The individual should have a strong interest in complex, surgical HDR brachytherapy with an emphasis in the clinical and surgical experience of high dose rate brachytherapy (HDR) in multiple disease sites, electronic brachytherapy, eye plaques, and clinical outcomes research. The ideal candidate will have a dedication to clinical excellence, and research clinical productivity.

UCLA Health is the #1 rated Hospital in Los Angeles and #6 in the nation per U.S. News and World Report. The Department of Radiation Oncology offers innovative radiation treatment options across all service lines. Our unique clinical department is recognized nationally for cutting-edge research and technology in the treatment of all types of malignancies. Our innovative approach in the treatment of various malignancies is a complement to our medical physics and radiation biology divisions.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited ACGME/RCPSC Radiation Oncology program
  • California Medical License – Full licensure eligibility

Fellowship accepts 2 positions per year. Applications are accepted September through November of each year.

To express interest in applying to the fellowship, please email your CV and best contact information to the program.

If questions or would like more information on the program, please call Dr. Albert Chang, Fellowship Program Director, or Liane Nash, Educational Programs Administrator at 310-267-5575 or [email protected].

Brachytherapy Fellowship Alumni

Mitchell Kamrava, MD
Cedars-Sinai Brachytherapy

Robyn Banerjee, MD
Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary, Canada

Michael Burdick, MD
Valley Medical Oncology Consultants in Northern California

Henrik Hauswald, MD
In practice in Heidelberg, Germany

Ellis Ziel, MD
North Start Lodge Yakima, Washington

Michael Wong, MD
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

Shyamal Patel, MD
University of Arizona Cancer Center

Omar Ragab, MD
Keck Hospital of USC at USC Norris Cancer Hospital

Jagdeep Raince, MD
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

Puja Venkat, MD
UCLA Health

Alan Lee, MD
UCLA Health

James Han, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Andrew Lim, MD
University of Southern California 


Yonathan Weiss, MD
Miami Cancer Institute 

Jay Shao, MD
University of Kansas

Andrew Wong, MD
UC Davis

Michael Kim, MD
University of Maryland

Minha Lee, MD
University of Ottowa