Call for MDCB Board Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the MDCB Board of Directors term of service.

Applications are welcomed from November 1 through February 1. CMDs interested in board service can submit a completed application, and email it with a current CV, letter to the president indicating your service goals and two letters of recommendation to with the subject line "MDCB Board Nomination."

What are the qualifications for board service?

The MDCB seeks a diverse board comprised of clinicians, educators, public member, medical physicists, and radiation oncologists. CMDs should meet the following criteria:

  • Be a CMD for a minimum of 3 years
  • Have a minimum of a BS degree
  • Be a current practitioner 


What's involved?

  • CMD Board terms are 5 years in length.
  • The Board meets for 2 days, 3 times a year, in cities across the US and Canada.
  • At board meetings issues related to the administration of the certification exam, policy and strategic initiatives are considered.
  • Individual board members' knowledge and expertise are an important component during discussions. Each member should be prepared to discuss the issues at all meetings.
  • Each board member serves on one or more board committees: Executive, Eligibility, Ethics, Finance, Maintenance of Certification, Test Development or Leadership Development. Time commitment on each committee varies and may be up to 2 hours per week. Committee service is rotated annually.
  • Board members are guided through the process to submit 3 (three) exam items for each board meeting and will be awarded a maximum of 20 CE during the board term.


What is the nominating process?

  • Applications are reviewed by the MDCB Leadership Development Committee.
  • Selected candidates are interviewed via teleconference by the committee.
  • The committee recommends candidates for nomination to the board.
  • Final candidates are elected by board vote.
  • Elected candidates are notified of board decisions in March.