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    • Department of Radiation Oncology

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    Expected duration

    • 1 year

Fellowship details

The Clinical Fellowship in Radiation Oncology offers:

  • Opportunity to apply SBRT to selected cases with lung, spine, liver and prostate cancers.
  • Access to a state-of-the-art Edge Radiosurgery Platform equipped with Calypso Tracking System and respiratory gating for lung and liver SBRT.
  • Training in radiation oncology equipment including varian linear accelerators, high dose-rate and prostate brachytherapy suites, simulators and an orthovoltage unit. In addition to the use of SBRT, IMRT and IGRT, we also have a Gamma Knife Perfexion SRS unit.
  • An active work setting with approximately 3,500 consultations per year from Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario encompassing a population of 1.3 million.
  • Collaboration with 16 radiation oncologists, 11 medical physicists and eight residents.
  • A PGY6 equivalent position within the department and an annual stipend according to PARIM guidelines.


  • Approximately 40% of the fellow’s time is protected for research and program development.
  • The remaining 60% is dedicated to clinical experience in areas of mutual interest.
  • The fellow will have close collaboration with different disease site groups at CCMB.

Current opportunity

Clinical Fellowship in Radiation Oncology

CancerCare Manitoba / University of Manitoba Department of Radiology

Section of Radiation Oncology
  • Term: Full-Time July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025

A one-year clinical fellowship position is available at The University of Manitoba in the section of Radiation Oncology located in CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB), starting July 2024.

About the Fellowship

  • Focus: Advanced clinical training in precision radiation therapy, particularly in Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT).
  • Our Services: We offer SBRT for lung, spine, liver, and prostate cancers using the Edge Radiosurgery Platform equipped with Calypso Tracking system.
  • Experience: Approximately 40% of the Fellow’s time will involve research and program development, with the remaining 60% dedicated to gaining clinical experience.
  • Clinical Areas: Focus areas include Thoracic, Urological, and Gastrointestinal Oncology Disease Site Groups.
  • Research Opportunities: Collaborative projects in clinical outcomes, translational research, physics, and cancer epidemiology are available, tailored to the Fellow’s interests.
  • Position: The Fellow will hold a PGY6 equivalent position within the Department of Radiology and will receive an annual stipend based on PARIM guidelines.


  • The Department of Radiology’s section of Radiation Oncology and CCMB Radiation Oncology Program are housed in a state-of-the-art clinical outpatient and cancer research facility in Winnipeg on the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Health Sciences campus.
  • Equipment: Includes 7 Varian linear accelerators, high dose-rate and prostate brachytherapy suites, 2 simulators, and a new orthovoltage unit.
  • Technologies: We use IMRT, IGRT, Rapid Arc, Gamma Knife Perfexion SRS, and an integrated electronic medical record system.

Department Overview

  • Patient Care: We see approximately 3500 consultations annually from Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, covering a population of 1.3 million.
  • Team: The department has sixteen radiation oncologists, eleven medical physicists, and six residents.
  • Approach: Patients are seen within a multidisciplinary disease site group model.

Requirements for Applicants

  • Eligibility: Applicants must meet the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM) criteria for obtaining an Academic Post Certification Trainee license in Manitoba.
  • Residency: Successful completion of residency training in Radiation Oncology before starting the Fellowship.
  • International Applicants: Must pass an English language testing exam, be recognized as specialists in their current jurisdiction, and preferably have completed the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE).

Application Details

  • Deadline: Applications should be submitted by August 18, 2023.

  • Documents: Applicants should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference electronically to:

    Dr. Maged Nashed, MD, PhD, FRCPC

    Radiation Oncology Fellowship Program Director

    c/o Ms. Julianna van den Beuken, Fellowship Administrator

    GA216B – 820 Sherbrook Street

    Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1R9


Admission and application requirements

Application deadline: August 18, 2023

To apply for the Clinical Fellowship in Radiation Oncology, you must:

  • Meet the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM) eligibility criteria for obtaining a Provisional-Academic-Post certificate
  • Have completed a Radiation Oncology residency program in Canada or the United States. International applicants must have completed Radiation Oncology training in an educational institute that is recognized by University of Manitoba.
  • Have good communication skills, including command of the English Language
  • Have evidence of being recognized as a specialist in the jurisdiction where you are currently practicing medicine

Interviews will be offered to select applicants pending the evaluation of the above application materials. 

Opportunities for collaborative research projects in clinical outcomes, translational research, physics, and epidemiology are also available.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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