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Residents receive extensive training through didactic, case-based, and mixed conferences. Conferences are given in all subspecialties by both our own attendings and many visiting lecturers.

  • Departmental Lectures:
    • Two daily teaching conferences (8:00-9:00 AM and 12:30-2:00 PM)
    • Physics lecture series - approximately 30 didactic lectures covering radiologic physics and radiation protection
    • PGY-2 and PGY-4 residents participate in a week-long MRI physics course.
    • Weekly tumor board
    • Monthly quality improvement conference.
    • Monthly journal club conference
    • Monthly resident presentations
    • Residents also have the opportunity to teach and lecture third and fourth year Albert Einstein medical students during their clerkships or elective rotations
  • Subspecialty Rounds and Conferences with clinical staff participation:
    • Pediatrics: daily pediatric rounds
    • Cardiac: weekly cardiology conference
    • Chest: daily pulmonary rounds and monthly pathology conference
    • Neuro: daily neuroradiology rounds
  • Residents attend multiple external conferences, including:
    • New York State Radiological Society meetings: sponsored membership for all residents
    • Radiobiology Course by Dr. Eric Hall of Columbia University
    • AIRP
      • Four week course in Silver Spring, Maryland
      • The department provides funding to cover the cost of attending the AIRP (www.airp.org) and a $1600 stipend for room and board.
    • RSNA, ARRS or other society meetings
      • The Department funds trips for residents presenting papers or having well defined research interests.
      • Additionally, CIR (Committee of Interns and Residents) will provide funding for a national meeting