Intern Year

REQUIRED ROTATIONS

During the internship year residents learn about pathophysiology and clinical management through a large array of subspecialties on the front lines of an acclaimed tertiary academic medical center. Residents work closely with clinicians they will go on to serve from a radiology standpoint later in their training.  The year is comprised of thirteen total rotations, including two rotations in radiology in the chest and pediatric subspecialties. Every four weeks residents rotate through the following areas:

  • Family Practice
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Inpatient
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Radiology - Chest
  • Radiology - Pediatrics
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Trauma Surgery

CALL RESPONSIBILITIES AND VACATION

Residents share in call responsibilities during a minority of their rotations. Residents have 15 weekdays of vacation (3 weeks). Vacation may not be taken on the following rotations: Trauma, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Surgical ICU.

IN-HOUSE CONFERENCES

Residents will attend conferences that are part of each clinical rotations. Residents are encouraged, but not required, to attend radiology educational conferences.  

CONTACT WITH THE RADIOLOGY PROGRAM

Categorical interns spend most of the year outside the radiology department. However, the radiology program has an open door policy and is dedicated to ensuring that residents have a successful and fulfilling year. Informal check-in sessions will occur at least twice per year for interns. Several informal "Women in Radiology" luncheons will be held throughout the year which female interns are encouraged to attend.