Thank you for your interest in the Medical Dosimetry Program at Suffolk University.  We are excited to let you know that we are in the process of converting the program from a post-baccalaureate certificate to a Master's degree!  This change will be effective with students enrolling in the fall of 2019.   We anticipate that the application process will be up and running later this fall. Below are the general application requirements that will be in place. Please note that we do not require GRE scores for application to our program.


Eligibility Requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  2. Prerequisite coursework with a grade of at least C or higher (successful applicants will have a B or higher in most courses)
  • Major's Biology w/ lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology I & II w/ lab
  • Calculus I
  • Physics I & II w/ lab


Application Requirements

  1. Application form through our Graduate Admissions portal once it is made available
  2. Official transcripts for undergraduate coursework
  3.  Contact information of two (2) professors or supervisors who can provide letters of recommendation (personal references are not acceptable)
  4. Resume/CV
  5. Shadow experience in Medical Dosimetry  This should be at least 4 hours and consists of you observing a medical dosimetrist at work to assure your suitability for the career  you are pursuing.  If you need help setting up a shadow, please do so using the following link: https://suffolkradiationscience.submittable.com/submit/77734/shadow-request-for-future-medical-dosimetry-certificate-applicant 
  6. Goal statement and essay: Please outline your reasons for applying to the program. Include a candid analysis of professional objectives, both long- and short-term, and indicate how the graduate program to which you are applying will help you achieve them. There is no minimum or maximum length for this statement; however, one to two pages is usually sufficient.
  7. Interview and math assessment: Selected applicants meeting our minimum requirements will be invited to interview with our admissions panel. A math assessment is also administered on the same day as the interviews.


Please provide your contact information below so you can be added to our email distribution list.  We will be contacting all applicants once our website has been updated and the application made available. If you have any questions at all, you may enter them in the form below or you can also send an email to medicaldosimetry@suffolk.edu.  Thank you once again for your interest in our program and we appreciate your patience during this transition period.


Sincerely,


Suffolk Medical Dosimetry Program



Please upload your required shadow paperwork ahead of your scheduled shadow date. 


Required documents:


- Occupational Health Attestation including current season flu shot documentation- this must be filled out and signed by a healthcare provider

- Immunization Records

- Observer Agreement

- Standards of Behavior Agreement

- Partners Confidentiality Statement

- Sexual Harassment Policy

- Drug-Free Workplace Statement

- Non-Employee Health Insurance Requirements


In addition, you will need to acknowledge having read the following polices that are embedded in the next section:


- Student Clinic Shadow Policy

- Clinical Shadow Dress Code Policy





Thank you,

Suffolk Radiation Science


All Medical Dosimetry Certificate applicants must complete a clinical shadow experience before applying, however it is recommended that applicants complete a shadow in advance as soon as they identify an interest in applying to the program.  This will require at least 4 hours of your time and consists of observing certified Medical Dosimetrists at work to assure your suitability for the career you are pursuing. 

Applicants are encouraged to complete the shadow experience at a nearby medical institution of their choice by contacting the Radiation Oncology Department and requesting a Medical Dosimetry shadow. If you need assistance scheduling a clinical shadow, the Suffolk Radiation Science Program can also arrange a shadow at one of our local hospital affiliates. 

Please complete this form in its entirety in order to receive assistance with coordinating a clinic shadow.

After your clinical shadow is complete, the program will request feedback from the individual(s) with whom you shadowed. 


Thank you,
Suffolk Radiation Science




All Radiation Therapy applicants must complete a clinical shadow experience before applying, however it is recommended that applicants complete a shadow in advance as soon as they identify an interest in applying to the program. This will require at least 2 hours of your time and consists of observing ARRT registered Radiation Therapists at work to assure your suitability for the career you are pursuing. 

Applicants are encouraged to complete the shadow experience at a nearby medical institution of their choice by contacting the Radiation Oncology Department and requesting a Radiation Therapy shadow. If you need assistance scheduling a clinical shadow, the Suffolk Radiation Science Program can also arrange a shadow at one of our local hospital affiliates. 

Please complete this form in its entirety in order to receive assistance with coordinating a clinic shadow. 

After your clinical shadow is complete, the program will request feedback from the individual(s) with whom you shadowed. 

Please upload your required radiation therapy clinical shadow paperwork here and ensure it is legible.  

Lastly, please indicate in this form what size lab coat you need for the shadow.


Thank you,

Suffolk Radiation Science


Hello,

If you have received this message, you have been asked to provide a recommendation letter for an individual who has submitted an application for Suffolk University's Radiation Therapy Program. Please create a temporary account via our submission management portal in order to upload a PDF letter that demonstrates your honest assessment of the candidate's:

- Academic skills (if applicable)
- Written & verbal communication skills
- Work ethic
- Punctuality
- Quality of interactions with professors, fellow students, and/or employees
- Any other pertinent information


Thank you for your time and consideration,
Suffolk Radiation Science

Thank you for your interest in Suffolk University's Radiation Therapy Program.  Please fill out the application form to apply. Once submitted, you will receive an auto-notification that your submission was successful. If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Suffolk UniversityRadiation Therapy at 617-973-5315 or radiationtherapy@suffolk.edu 



In order to access the application, please create an account login below - or if you already have an account, please sign in. You may view the application without submitting, as well as you may start the application and resume your progress before finalizing. Please note that you must click on the Submit button at the end of the page to finalize your application

Thank you for your interest in Suffolk University's Radiation Therapy Program.  Please fill out this application form to apply.  Once submitted, you will receive an auto-notification that your submission was successful.  If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Suffolk University Radiation Therapy at 617-973-5315 or radiationtherapy@suffolk.edu.

In order to access the application, please create an account log in below - or if you already have an account, please sign in.  You may view the application without submitting, as well as you may start the application and resume your progress before finalizing.  Please note that you must click on the Submit button at the end of the page to finalize your application.  




 

Dear Students,

I hope you are enjoying the summer and are ready for the challenges that lie ahead of you in the next 2 years. 

This is an electronic package containing several policies related to the Radiation Therapy program that I must have you read, electronically sign, and submit by August, 1, 2018.  This will be added to your academic file so please review all the policies carefully before signing them. Additionally, please follow the directions provided below regarding submitting documentation for background checks and immunization verification.

Background Checks

Background check forms must be filled out completely and signed then uploaded. Additionally, you will need to attach a photocopy of your current driver’s license or other government issued photo ID.  This will enable you to receive clearance from the hospital, acquire an ID badge, and rotate through the clinic sites.

Directions: To download the required forms, please use the following dropbox link:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/186vn3ewafag1lo/AAAtNzRSWfNAiVFHaLM8pizfa?dl=0

Print each attachment.

  1. Scan a Government Issued Photographic Identification. Acceptable file types pdf, doc, docx, jpg, gif, png.
  2. Read and sign or complete the following forms:  Release & Authorization (background check form 1), Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Form (background check form 2), Disclosure & Acknowledgement, and BWH ID Form.
  3. Scan all completed/signed documents, and save each file separately.

Electronic Form Completion & Submission of Background Check Forms:

Enter your First Name, Last Name and 2018 as the title for your submission and fill out the online form in its entirety.  Attach the following scanned documents in the appropriate section as noted.

  1. Government-issued photographic identification
  2. Suffolk University Disclosure & Acknowledgement
  3. Suffolk University Release & Authorization (background check form 1)
  4. Suffolk University Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Form (background check form 2)
  5. BWH I.D. Badge Form

Please note: All components of this form must be completed and scanned documents should be completely legible. This form can be saved and returned to, it does not have to be completed and submitted in one sitting. All electronicallysigned documents and the background check forms should be submitted at one time no later than July 28, 2018.


Immunization Documents

Please follow the instructions sent by the Suffolk University Counseling Health & Wellness Center and submit documentation of the following by August 1, 2018:

  1. MMR
  2. Tetanus
  3. Diphtheria
  4. Hepatitis B
  5. Varicella (Chicken Pox)

The immunization documentation should be submitted to Suffolk University Counseling, Health & Wellness Center either electronically to health@suffolk.edu or fax to 617-305-1745. *Please be sure to add your Suffolk ID to any submission.

Once enrolled in the program, you will be notified during the fall semester about when to receive a seasonal influenza vaccination as well as a tuberculosis test (TB test/PPD).

If you have any questions about submission of required documents, or any of the requested information, please get in touch with:

Lisa Crouse, Radiation Therapy Clinical Coordinator as soon as possible. lcrouse@suffolk.edu

Enjoy the rest of your summer and we look forward to working with you in the fall!

Sincerely,

Jessica Mak

 

Program Director, Radiation Science

For current Suffolk undergraduate students with a sophomore or higher academic status, please indicate if you are planning to apply to the Radiation Therapy Program during the fall of 2018 for the 2019 admission period.  Admitted students will begin the Radiation Therapy Program in the fall of 2019.  Applications for the Fall 2019 Entry are due by 12/1/2018 for the first round of interviews in February 2019.


Students will have the following options to indicate their intent to apply this fall:

- Yes

- No 

- Maybe 


Additionally, students who are planning to apply will be able to indicate their radiation therapy shadow availability for November and December during days that Suffolk University is open (i.e. shadows will not occur on evenings, weekends, or holidays).


This submission is due by Friday, 10/30/2018.


Thank you,

Suffolk Radiation Science


Suffolk Radiation Science