Brachytherapy Fellowship Program

Openings Available – July 2022

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

Applications now being accepted for 1 – 2 positions to begin July 2022.

Please submit the following materials via email to apply.

Application Requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Personal Statement
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • 3-5 required (contact information only, letters not required at this time)

If questions about the application procedure arise, please call Dr. Albert Chang, Residency Program Director, or Liane Nash, Residency Coordinator at 310-267-5575 or [email protected].

Brachytherapy Fellowship Alumni

2011
Mitchell Kamrava, MD
Cedars-Sinai Brachytherapy

2013
Robyn Banerjee, MD
Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary, Canada

2014
Michael Burdick, MD
Valley Medical Oncology Consultants in Northern California

Henrik Hauswald, MD
In practice in Heidelberg, Germany

2015
Ellis Ziel, MD
North Start Lodge Yakima, Washington

Michael Wong, MD
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

2016
Shyamal Patel, MD
University of Arizona Cancer Center

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

2017
Jagdeep Raince, MD
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

2018
Puja Venkat, MD
UCLA Health

2019
Alan Lee, MD
UCLA Health

2021
James Han, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York

Andrew Lim, MD
University of Washington in Seattle, Washington