Radiology Program Policies and Procedures

General Responsibilities and Lines of Supervision

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Duties During Weekday Working Hours

Residents are required to cover their assigned services from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. Residents may need to work beyond these hours as the clinical workload requires.


Duties During Weekends and Holidays

•  1 shift, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.
•  Night float resident covers 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.the following morning for all night except on Fridays, which start at 5:00 p.m.


On-Call Duties

The on-call resident is expected to cover call from 8:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. the following morning on weeknights; and on weekends from 5:00 p.m. Friday to 8:00 a.m. Monday, with 12-hour shifts between two residents.


Duties During Outside Rotations

Residents are expected to fulfill coverage and call responsibilities required by the affiliated institution.


Reporting of Cases

Residents are required to review and sign their dictations in a timely fashion.


Conference Attendance

Residents are expected to attend all required intra- and interdepartmental conferences (a schedule of these is available). The first year residents are expected to research, prepare, and present the Radiology Pathology Correlation Conferences monthly on an alternating basis. Residents are required to attend the AIRP course in their third year.


Teaching Responsibilities

Residents are expected to participate in the teaching of visiting medical students and more junior residents on their services.



Residents are expected to complete a research project or paper for which dedicated time is allotted during the second year. See Research section for more information.



Resident progress is evaluated after each rotation by the attending staff. Written evaluations are reviewed with each resident by the program director semi-annually. Residents are expected to participate in the evaluation of the program annually. See Evaluation section for more information.