Conferences are given in all subspecialties of Radiology. All conferences are given in our state-of-the-art conference room that utilizes all modern display equipment including a large-screen projector, wireless keyboard and mouse, and a computer with access to our PACS system for easy presentation of cases.
There are two 45-minute noon conferences a day. Additionally, first-year residents attend a physics lecture weekly, and a weekly conference every Fri at 8 AM which reviews the recommended introductory radiology book Brandt and Helms. The residents also attend Tumor Board on a weekly basis and can attend other multidisciplinary conferences in chest, neurology, mammography, and pediatrics.
For the full conference schedule, click here.
Resident Call Schedule:
First year residents take buddy call (5-9 PM) once a week, on average, with one of our Attending Radiologists. Increasing responsibility is given to the resident as he/she becomes more experienced. No independent call is taken during the first year. During the months of July-September, 2nd-4th year residents will work from 12 pm - 9 pm on a q10 basis (excluding weekends) to assist the on-call Attending when the 1st year residents have only limited experience.
During second through fourth year, residents take 13 weeks of night float (Sunday night through Thursday night) from 9PM-7AM. This is divided into 6 weeks during second year, 4 weeks during third year and 3 weeks during fourth year. There is an Attending Radiologist with fellowship training in Emergency Radiology from MGH available from overseas to assist the resident with any questions. In addition, attending have access to PACS at home and consultation with an Attending is always available.
Weekend shifts are covered by second through fourth year residents, and consist of 12 hour shifts from 10 AM/PM - 10 AM/PM. There are three shifts per weekend (Sat. day, Sat. night and Sun. day). Residents are required to work 39 weekend shifts over the course of the residency.
Friday nights are frequently available for moonlighting.
Residents are not required to participate in Angiography call.
Residents receive $600 per year to purchase books ($500 from the Radiology Department and $100 from the Hospital).
$3000 stipend for AFIP.
Second year residents attend the week-long Annual Spring Meeting of The New York Roentgen Society in Manhattan.
Fourth year residents attend a week-long oral board review course of their choosing.
Residents attend a one day course in Radiation Biology and Radiation Safety in Manhattan prior to the physics examination.
All residents are encouraged to attend monthly meetings of The New York Roentgen Society (Monday evenings) in Manhattan.
Resident Salary is among the highest in the New York area. The hospital does not provide housing, however the cost of housing on Staten Island is more reasonable than the rest of New York City.
EFFECTIVE 11/18/2008- 11/06/2010
TITLE / ANNUAL
PGY I $56,433
PGY II $60,308
PGY III $64,667
PGY IV $66,283
PGY V $67,899
PGY VI $71,127
PGY VII $72,741
CHIEF RESIDENT $2,500
MEAL ALLOWANCE $1,000
Spacious resident lounge includes full workstation, , microwave, coffee-maker, water dispenser and mailboxes. A Resident Library containing a wide variety of books and educational materials including a teaching file is located across the hall from the lounge. In addition, all residents receive access to ACR teaching files and STATdx ®, an online radiology learning and searching tool.
Residents are entitled to 4 weeks of vacation per year.
We hope this has provided you with a glimpse into our Program. We look forward to hearing from you.