Education & Training


International, 271-point consensus reached on teaching ultrasound to undergrads

Undergraduate medical school students should be taught to visualize fluid-filled cavities with ultrasound and how to use ultrasound to guide a needle safely into a fluid-filled cavity, sonography experts advise in an authoritative new set of educational recommendations. 

July 28, 2022

Should patients and referrers worry that radiologists have ‘normal blindness’ just like everyone else?

All humans carry a condition that, in certain circumstances, keeps their eyes from seeing something obvious right in front of them.

July 27, 2022

Social media for radiology residency: The surface is well-scratched, but there’s room and reason to delve deeper

Twitter is tops for diagnostic radiology residency programs using social media for education, networking and/or trainee recruitment.

July 26, 2022

Radiology, meet ‘3D-based superconducting radiofrequency computers’

What do you get when you combine MRI with quantum computing? The world will soon find out.

July 21, 2022

Technologist ‘learning opportunities’ vastly outnumber imaging ‘do-overs’ across almost 1 million exams

Reviewing a 20-month run with a radiologist-to-technologist communications tool, researchers have found minor problems with image quality 10 times more common than patient callbacks for repeat imaging.

July 21, 2022

5 reasons radiologists should feel confident about learning—and teaching—AI

For years radiology educators have been reassuring prospects, recruits and trainees that artificial intelligence can only—and will only—assist or augment radiologists. And still a nervous concern continues to come up. 

July 20, 2022
There have been a big increase in interest in cardiac CT following the publication of the 2021 ACC Chest Pain Evaluation Guidelines, which raised CT angiography (CTA) to a 1A level of evidence. This has prompted many centers to consider creating CTA programs.  This is a cardiac patient being set up for a CCTA scan at Duly Health and Care in the Chicago suburbs. The healthcare group opened one of the first out-patient cardiac clinics in the country with a dedicated cardiac CT scanner.

VIDEO: Cardiac CT training requirements for radiologists and technologists

Brian Ghoshhajra, MD, division chief, cardiovascular imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, explains what specialized training is needed to perform coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) as interest rapidly rises in this field. 

June 8, 2022
How radiology should prepare for AUC clinical decision support reporting requirements. CMS to require AUC CDS January 1, 2023.

‘Record’ 2022 Match Day, with applicants showing strong interest in radiology

Both diagnostic and interventional radiology were among specialties with 30 or more slots that filled all available positions, the NRMP reported. 

March 21, 2022

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