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Fourth Year Medical Students

Radiology

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Description:

A four-week rotation is offered for medical students interested in the subspecialty of pediatric radiology.

 

 

Educational Objectives:

This rotation will increase the awareness of the student in the area of pathologic/radiologic findings.

 

 

Methodology:

Each student will have duties assigned as follows:

 

1. Reading assignment in the fields of chest, urinary tract, gastrointestinal tract, neurology, and neonatology, including basic principles of imaging such as fluoroscopy, special procedures, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and CT scanning.

 

2. The pathologic/radiologic museum containing some 2,000 cases, each individually prepared for self- teaching is available to students on this rotation. A computer-assisted program is available for accessing this teaching file.

 

3. Senior attending staff will review cases on a daily basis with the student based on the inpatient and outpatient flow.

 

4. Conferences will be attended on a weekly basis, including:

    a. Radiologic Grand Rounds, Wednesday at 8:15 a.m.

    b. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Friday at 8:15 a.m.

    c. Tumor Board Conference, third Tuesday at 12:00 Noon.

    d. Surgical/Radiology Conference - (ABOVE ARE MANDATORY).

    e. Daily house officer didactic program, 12:00 Noon.

 

 

Evaluation:  

The standard "Evaluation of Competency" form issued by the Department of Medical Education will be completed at the end of the rotation.