Nuclear Medicine/PET Imaging - Dr. Brenner - 16 weeks
This department performs all types of nuclear studies, including HIDA scans,
V-Q scans, GI bleeding scans, bone scans, WBC scans, gallium scans, indium
scans, cardiac studies, thyroid scans and ablation, and renal studies.
Localization of sentinel nodes prior to breast surgery is also performed.
At our outpatient center, residents interpret PET scans.
Neuroradiology - Dr. Raden - 12 weeks
First year residents will focus on the interpretation of CT scans of the
head to prepare for independent call. Subsequently, residents will learn
advanced CT/MR covering all aspects of brain, spine, and head and neck
imaging. Lumbar punctures and CT myelograms under fluoroscopic guidance
are routinely performed.
Ultrasound - Dr. Lin - 12 weeks
This rotation exposes the resident to a large range of ultrasound examinations.
In addition to interpreting the studies, residents are expected to work
with the technologists to become comfortable in scanning patients themselves.
Pediatrics - Dr. Farruggia / Dr. Neuman - 12 weeks
In addition to interpreting all pediatric studies performed in the hospital,
the resident will gain experience in performing fluoroscopy studies (barium
enema, small-bowel series, VCUG, cystograms) as well as ultrasound studies
(spine, cerebral, hips). Residents participate in interdisciplinary rounds
with the pediatric department to review NICU and floor patient studies daily.
Musculoskeletal Imaging - Dr. Jbara / Dr. Hanna - 12 weeks
First year residents will focus on interpreting plain radiographs in the
emergency and outpatient setting. More senior residents focus on MR imaging
and procedures such as arthrograms and joint injections, primarily in
the outpatient setting.
Interventional Radiology - Dr. Scheiner / Dr. Ahmad- 12 weeks
This busy department performs numerous interventional procedures, including
mesenteric angiograms, renal angiograms, radio- and chemo-embolizations,
uterine artery embolizations, TIPS, nephrostomy and ureteral stent placement,
lower extremity angiograms, venograms, chemotherapy/dialysis catheter,
PICC placements, and CT guided biopsies and drainages.
ESIR trainees: In the final year of DR residency, the resident will participate
in an additional 5 months of interventional radiology as well as additional
IR related rotations such as ICU, Gastroenterology, and Cardiology.
Breast Imaging - Dr. Raia - 12 weeks
The resident will spend his/her time in the Breast Imaging Center learning
to interpret mammograms, ultrasounds and MRIs of the breast. The resident
will also learn to perform breast biopsy procedures.
Night Float / Emergency Radiology - 13 weeks
Night float begins in the second year. Overnight, an in-house overnight
attending is available to assist the resident. An ultrasound technologist
is in-house 24/7 to perform all ultrasound studies.