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Radiology Elective Course Description

Course Name: Hands-on Diagnostic Radiology Advanced Elective
Course Number: RA-434
Elective Type: B1

Hao Lo, MD
Christopher Cerniglia, DO

Contact: Karen Granquist

Department: Radiology
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: E2-M10
Number of Students / Month: 2
Prerequisites: Diagnostic Radiology (RA-400 or equivalent)

Elective Description: Students will be oriented and trained to use the radiology-specific dictation software, and given access to patient imaging modalities such as radiograph, ultrasound, and CT. They will be given cases to interpret, and sign out to an attending physician just as the residents do. Additionally, students will spend two weeks doing procedures with the NVIR department at Memorial with appropriate patient follow-up. They will rotate through the Musculoskeletal and Emergency divisions and a choice of pediatrics or breast imaging to get a sense of the daily routine of residents and attendings at UMass.

Notes: May only be taken for 1 month; UMass students only

Location:  UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655