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    Engineer who wants to do Mathematical Modelling.

    I'm in a similar situation- although I do really like my field of engineering (nuclear) I want to do modeling & high performance computing. I'm looking for programs that have that as a formal option, or at least an area of research, so it's not really squeezing it in but more of a recognized...
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    Schools Research and Nuclear Engineering Grad School?

    I posted a question a while back on medical physics and got great feedback so I'm back again in with another dilemma... I spent the summer doing med physics research and I liked the radiation physics and computational aspects of it quite a bit. I'd like to apply for grad school in nuclear...
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    Programs Physics major for medical school?

    Ha, that could be! He was probably a child prodigy who was denied tenure somewhere, and turned to medicine in order to wreak revenge upon humanity. That was not a favorite show around my house, for sure. They all said he'd have been canned in a week no matter how brilliant he was. For my...
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    Programs Physics major for medical school?

    I was (kind of) in the same position as you are in, I much prefer physics over biological sciences but my parents are both doctors so there's always been a lot of discussion about whether or not I would stay in the "family business", I guess you would say. I have a family member with a chem...
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    Medical physics vs. Industry

    I got one of the AAPM student Fellowships! I don't know who/where my mentor will be and I'm still waiting to hear from the national labs but I'm really excited about this. 99% sure I'll accept this offer no matter what, I can't see a down side to it.
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    Medical physics vs. Industry

    I think I can work it in if I make my decision by the end of the summer, otherwise I might need remedial courses in the bio end of things! Do you see the new medical Act having an impact? One of my parents is a Dr. and believes hospitals, etc. will really cut back on tech, and there's also...
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    Medical physics vs. Industry

    Thank you for your answer, Choppy. I'm really looking forward to an internship or REU this summer precisely because I haven't had the chance to experience a research environment in much depth before, and it's such an important part of a med physics degree that I really feel like I need it to...
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    Medical physics vs. Industry

    Hi and thanks in advance for any responses. I'm a Junior getting a degree in engineering physics, now trying to decide between a Masters in Nuclear Engineering and pursuing an MS/PhD in Medical Physics. I can finish the engineering MS in just two more years as I've already started on some...
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    Undergrad requirements for Medical Physics

    Good... I think I stand a lot better chance of getting biology worked in to my schedule, since there are so many class sections of it as compared to the rest. I saw the AAPM internships on their website, but there were only about five, so I thought I should look around for alternatives. That's...
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    Undergrad requirements for Medical Physics

    Hi, I'm an undergrad in engineering physics and I'm thinking about becoming a medical physicist. Do I need to have a biology or anatomy course before applying to a PhD program, and if so, which one is best to have? Also, since medical physics internships seem pretty rare, what other kinds...
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