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About the Program

The residency program extends from Post Graduate Year PGY-2 through PGY-5. Successful completion of an ACGME approved clinical PGY-1 is necessary before commencing radiology training.

  • 2017 Residents Posing for Photo OutsideResidents learn diagnostic radiology through sub-specialty areas of pulmonary, abdominal, emergency, neurological, musculoskeletal, and pediatric radiology.
  • Skilled interpretation of magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, and computed radiography is an important focus of the program.
  • Training in women's imaging, vascular and interventional procedures, and radiation physics round-out a comprehensive curriculum which meets or exceeds American Board of Radiology (ABR) requirements.
  • Specialty rotations are assigned at levels of increasing sophistication and experience. Individual responsibilities for procedures, film interpretation, teaching, and consultation are expanded as the resident advances through the program.
  • A faculty of full and part-time board-certified radiologists and Ph.D.s with subspecialty expertise in their respective areas participates in supervision, teaching, and research.
  • The Department of Imaging Sciences performs over 600,000 examinations annually at Strong Memorial Hospital and its outpatient facilities.
  • An additional 90,000 examinations are performed each year at nearby Highland Hospital.