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Electives - Radiology
Elective Number: (Oasis E74a) 2901
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Michael Sneider
Coordinator: Sandy Kerns (firstname.lastname@example.org); 924-9484
Rotation Duration: 4 or 2-weeks (see below)
Rotation Location: UVA Medical Center, Multiple Locations
Available: 4weeks ONLY: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11& 12; 2 weeks ONLY: 4a, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
Report to: Sandy Kerns
Time to Report: 8:30 am
Place to Report: Residency/Student Elective Office - Room 1832
Typical day: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Attendance Policy: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Dress Code: Professional dress. Scrubs are acceptable on procedure-oriented rotations (such as IR) or on specific procedure days.
General Learning Objectives Common to 2- and 4-Week Rotations:
4-Week Rotation Description and Learning Objectives:
4-Week Elective Description: The four-week elective consists of a series of rotations through the department. The configuration consists of 2 weeks rotating through the six core modalities, and two weeks of sub-specialty time where the student can focus on his or her career interests by selecting up to three concentration areas.
There will also be a series of medical student dedicated lectures and tutorials given by Radiology faculty, fellows, and residents.(schedule will be emailed as it develops) Additional time will be devoted to self-study of images, slide-and web-based interactive learning modules, previous case presentation reviews, which have been prepared as teaching materials.
Students will be assigned a locker and key for rotation.
4- Week General Learning Objectives:
2-Week Rotation Description and Learning Objectives
2-Week Elective Description: The two-week rotation consists of a focused elective allowing the student to select up to two areas where he/she would like exposure to Medical Imaging. These can be based on their future career plans or interests. These focused areas include but are not limited to: Thoracic, Cardiovascular, Musculoskeletal, Pediatrics, GI/GU, Body CT, Ultrasound, Mammography and Neuroradiology.
2-Week General Learning Objectives:
Preparatory Reading: Consider Squire's Fundamentals of Radiology, Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics, or Brant & Helms’ Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology (for those interested in radiology residency).
Suggested Readings/Resources: A limited number of textbooks (are available to students on a first-come basis. Please see Sandy Kerns in Room 1832A of the Education Suite. Students on the four-week rotation will be given first preference.
Radiology Website for cases done by previous students: www.medicine.virginia.edu/clinical/departments/radiology/education/for-medical-students/medical-student-case-studies
The Radiology Assistant: http://www.radiologyassistant.nl/en/
Website – “Radiology Revealed,” www.radiology-revealed.com – comprehensive and interactive thoracic radiology with clinical vignettes
Website – “Learning Radiology” Website – “Learning Radiology,” www.learningradiology.com – with dedicated MS section and “22 must see cases”
Website – “Radiopaedia,” www.radiopaedia.com – good basic information about clinical conditions and their imaging characteristics
RSNA Radio Graphics, http://pubs.rsna.org/journal/radiographics - excellent, academic medical imaging resource with the latest clinically relevant articles. Used by residents and faculty
AUR (Association of University Radiologists), https://www.aur.org/ - medical education website for radiologist with free MS access to teaching files and cases
Website – “Introduction to Radiology,” an online interactive tutorial, http://www.meded.virginia.edu/courses/rad/