Radiology (RADI)

RADI G710  - Radiology Elective  (2 Credits)  

This clerkship is designed to impart a broad basic understanding of the role of radiology in diagnosis and management. Emphasis is placed on terminology, proper workup, the fundamentals of diagnostic image interpretation, and clinical indications for imaging examinations and interventional radiology procedures. Instruction occurs through didactic lectures, problem-based learning exercises, computer tutorials, conferences, self-learning exercises, observation of film interpretation, and observation of special procedures. The indications and contraindications for radiologic examination as well as the benefits and limitations of radiological methods will be presented. In addition, the student has the opportunity of to work closely with attending radiologists, observing and participating in all phases of their daily work.

RADI G810  - Radiology Elective  (2 Credits)  

This clerkship is designed to impart a broad basic understanding of the role of radiology in diagnosis and management. Emphasis is placed on terminology, proper workup, the fundamentals of diagnostic image interpretation, and clinical indications for imaging examinations and interventional radiology procedures. Instruction occurs through didactic lectures, problem-based learning exercises, computer tutorials, conferences, self-learning exercises, observation of film interpretation, and observation of special procedures. The indications and contraindications for radiologic examination as well as the benefits and limitations of radiological methods will be presented. In addition, the student has the opportunity of to work closely with attending radiologists, observing and participating in all phases of their daily work.

RADI G815  - Interventional Radiology  (2 Credits)  

The M4 Interventional Radiology Elective will introduce the medical students to the most common interventional procedures in special procedures. The students will learn the pertinent arterial and venous anatomy. The students will participate in the assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment of patients for interventional services. Students will observe and participate in IR procedures, imaging interpretation and interactions with patients and referring physicians.

RADI G899  - Radiology Away Rotation  (4 Credits)  

The student will complete an intensive study of Radiology at another hospital or practice. This course must be approved through the VSAS application service or office of the M3/M4 Director.