Radiology * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Diagnostic Radiology
Course Number: RA-400
Elective Type:
Coordinator(s): Daniel J. Kowal, MD
Contact: Patricia Swisher  Patricia.Swisher@stvincenthospital.com  
Department: Radiology
Sites Available: St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center
Months Offered: May, July through April  
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites: 4th year student 
Elective Description: Our 4-week rotation in radiology is designed to expose the student to the great breadth and depth of radiology. In addition to a basic understanding of image interpretation, one of the goals of the rotation is to gain a working understanding of the appropriate imaging study choice for patients. Responsibilities include attendance at daily readouts and ten weekly educational departmental conferences. The student will engage in a reading curriculum based on the provided introductory radiology text Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics, 2nd Edition, and its companion website, LearningRadiology.com. Active participation is encouraged. Additional information about the elective is available on our departmental website, SVHRad.com
Note:  N/A
Location:  St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center, 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA  01608   www.mapquest.com
Website: Radiology Dept. at St. Vincent Hospital www.svhrad.com