Affiliate

Neha Vapiwala

Neha Vapiwala

Immediate Past President

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Education

  • MD, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2001.
  • BA, Biology and Hispanic Studies, The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1996.

Postgraduate Education

  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2002-2006.
  • Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2005-2006.

Academic Appointments

  • Vice-chair, Education, Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2013-present.
  • Residency Program Director, Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2006-2014.
  • Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2013-present.

Hospital/Institution Appointments

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2006-present.

Biographical Statement

Dr. Vapiwala is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Pennsylvania (Penn). She has served as the residency program director and medical school elective course director at Penn since 2006, and is the director of several CME-certified oncology training courses. Dr. Vapiwala has served as a member or Chair of multiple education-related committees at the institutional and national levels, including the Admissions Committee of University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, ASTRO Education Committee, the ABR Initial Board Certification Advisory Committee, and the ACR Radiation Oncology Commission Education Committee. In 2012, she was named an Advisory Dean in the School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, and most recently was named Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Penn. In addition, she has been appointed to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee for Radiation Oncology.

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