Unique Aspects of the Program
The goals of a diagnostic radiology residency training program are to:
- Provide learning experiences to promote a broad understanding of the role of diagnostic radiology as it relates to other medical disciplines.
- Develop measurable objectives to assess the progression of the resident during the four-year training program.
- Provide the diagnostic radiology resident with progressive responsibilities commencing with introductory training and progressing to independent professional interpretation and consultation in all modalities of diagnostic radiology.
- Provide the opportunity to develop the teaching skills of residents in diagnostic radiology.
- Provide the opportunity to develop interpersonal and communication skills and professional leadership and management skills.
- Provide the opportunity to develop interest in and understanding of research in diagnostic radiology.
- Prepare the resident to meet certification eligibility requirements of the AOA through the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology.
- Develop the interest in lifelong learning in medical education and the understanding that lifelong learning and research are essential in diagnostic radiology.
- Demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibility, adherence to ethical principles and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.
- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of osteopathic principles and manipulative treatment (OMT) appropriate to the specialty of radiology.