Radiology * Elective Course Description

Course Name:Diagnostic Radiology
Course Number:RA-400
Elective Type:C
Coordinator(s):Contact Medical Education Office @ 413-447-2715
Stephanie Wade swade@bhs1.org
Department:Radiology
Sites Available:Berkshire Medical Center
Months Offered:May, Sept through April 
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites:4th year student 
Elective Description: The goal of this radiology elective is to acquaint the medical student with modern methods of diagnostic imaging, including routine roentgenography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound imaging, nuclear medicine imaging, CT scanning, special procedures, including interventional radiology. The object is to make the medical student aware of the importance of choosing appropriate means for solving diagnostic problems and relating this to cost effectiveness. 
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Location: Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201    www.mapquest.com
Website: http://www.umassmed.edu/radiology/