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Physics Residency Program: Program Administration

Structure Within the Hospital and Medical Center

In accordance with the Principles of Affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, residents are employees of the university and are also subject to Hospital policies and procedures.  The direction and content of the physics residency program is developed and administered by the Physics Residency Program Director, an employee of Washington University, assisted by the Physics Residency Committee.  Hospital administration and University Administration work together daily to ensure consistency and coordination.  The Physics Residency Program Director is Sasa Mutic, Ph.D. and the Associate Director is Olga Green, Ph.D. The Program Director is responsible to the Chairman of the Radiation Oncology Department, Dennis Hallahan, M.D..

Role of Program Director

The Program Director is responsible for program administration. The Program Director follows guidelines established by the Physics Residency Program Committee, WUMC, and BJH in administering the program. Sasa Mutic, Ph.D. is assisted by Dr. Olga Green, Associate Director of the Physics Residency Program, and Ms. Gail Countie, Assistant to Dr. Green. 

Role of Physics Residency Committee

The Physics Residency Committee is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Resident recruitment
  • Admission recommendations
  • Monitor physics resident's progress
  • Training curriculum
  • Orientation program
  • Committee meetings
  • Oral exams
  • Program review