Course Catalog

RAD 303A. Specialty Clerkship in Diagnostic Radiology (SUMC)

Open to Visitors

Department
Radiology
Courses      Clerkships


Description
Provides subspecialty radiology reading room experience for students considering a career in radiology or other specialties. Students work alongside residents, fellows, and faculty to actively interpret and communicate diagnostic radiology studies. Up to 12 students can be accommodated per session, with a maximum of two students on each subspecialty service at a time. Typically, students spend two weeks in each of two subspecialties. (Full month subspecialty rotations and interventional radiology are listed elsewhere in the course catalog.) For Rad 303A, subspecialty rotations include: Chest (primarily ICU radiographs and CT), Cardiovascular (inpatient and outpatient CT and MRI), Abdominal CT (primarily inpatient and emergency), Abdominal US (primarily inpatient and emergency), GI Fluoroscopy, Musculoskeletal (primarily radiography), Neuroradiology (inpatient and emergency), Body MRI, Pediatric Imaging, Breast Imaging, and Nuclear Medicine. Similar rotations are also possible at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Medical Center. Visiting students wishing to do this clerkship must receive prior approval from the Clerkship Coordinator before applying. Stanford students are asked to inform the clerkship coordinator of enrollment for coordination with subspecialty services.

Prerequisites
None.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for 2 or 4 weeks. 12 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: TBA (call 4-8 weeks prior); Time: TBA

Units 6 (72)       Drop Code T       Call Code 2 Shadow Call with Radiology Resident

Director:
Christopher Beaulieu, M.D., Ph.D.

Other Faculty
Staff

Coordinator
Ann Vo (650-497-5407, annvo@stanford.edu).


 

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