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  1. rashmile

    Life Skills Seminar for Medical Students and Residents

    Hey y'all, Rad BootCamp is putting on a session this Saturday, 5/8/21, @ 2 PM focusing on Life Skills that would benefit any medical student or new resident. We'll have some experts talking about Managing Finances, Managing your time, Having Difficult Conversations with Colleagues, and...
  2. P

    What kind of research should I be looking to do for best matching success?

    M1 - My research interests are in Psychoradiology, realistically speaking I don't know if I would be able to get involved into this sort of research while in med school. I know this field is new and probably needs a lot of effort, which I don't mind placing. Yet, I am interested in getting some...
  3. H

    Position Available Open Nuclear Medicine Fellowship Position

    The Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City has an opening for a one-year Molecular Imaging Fellowship (NON-ACGME) to start on July 1, 2021. Candidates should be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Radiology and/or the...
  4. insaiyan-premed

    Step 2 CS discontinued

    Hello, I wanted to know how this would impact Pre-DO students like me who plan to mainly go DO schools as non-trad reinventors. I know PE is still there but w/ Step 1 P/F and Step 2 gone how would I make the case of being competitive for say Rads or EM. I know it's way early thinking about this...
  5. dioxane

    ranking IR programs

    hi everybody! i'm about to wrap up this interview season and need advice on ranking IR programs. with the virtual nature of everything this year, it's been tough to get a true feel for each place, and the clinical quality of many programs seems comparable. i'd appreciate any insights you have...
  6. R

    Can you apply to DR with only an IR sub-internship on your transcript?

    Hello and thank you in advance for answering my questions! MS3 here - I recently enjoyed a short rotation in DR and IR and am starting to think about residency applications for next cycle. I'm sold on Diagnostic Radiology but haven't ruled out IR yet. I now have to decide what kind of...
  7. B

    FREE Virtual Radiology Expo - Come connect with PDs and faculty!

    Hi medical students! WHO: YOU! Medical students of all levels from across the nation, even around the world! WHAT: FREE Chicagoland Radiology Expo to learn about Radiology & Radiation Oncology (Sponsored by Chicago Radiological Society and supported by American College of Radiology) WHERE...
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    MD & DO FREE Virtual Radiology Expo - Come connect with PDs and faculty!

    Hi medical students! WHO: YOU! Medical students of all levels from across the nation, even around the world! WHAT: FREE Chicagoland Radiology Expo to learn about Radiology & Radiation Oncology (Sponsored by Chicago Radiological Society and supported by American College of Radiology) WHERE...
  9. S

    Thoughts on DR/NM combined residency?

    Hi all, hope you're doing well. I'm an MS4 currently applying into rads and was wondering what people's thoughts were on the (relatively) new combined 16 month DR/NM pathways available at some institutions? Is it worth it? Does it make you marketable? Can you practice DR and NM? I think it...
  10. A

    NYC + Chicago Radiology Residency Programs

    Hey Guys, I am an MS4 applying to Radiology this month. I realize there are multiple threads regrading radiology programs in Chicago (Rush, U of C etc) but all the ones I could find are at least a few years old. Having said that, previous residents have posted and have regarded some programs...
  11. S

    Mount Sinai Radiology Residency Open House; 9/23/20 | 6pm EST

    Hello everyone! Hope you're staying safe! Please see the flyer here (or attached pdf) for the virtual open house for the Mount Sinai Radiology Residency Program--the event is scheduled for 9/23/20 at 6pm. This is a great opportunity to meet residents and program directors at Mount Sinai if...
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    UCLA Radiology Residency Virtual Meet & Greet - Join us on Oct. 1st & 8th from 6-7pm PST

    Happy Wednesday everyone, hope everyone is having a great September so far! Our UCLA Radiology residency program is hosting two upcoming virtual sessions for prospective applicants interested in learning more about our program. These will occur on October 1st and 8th from 6:00-7:00 pm PST. We...
  13. J

    Mount Sinai West Radiology Residency Q&A!

    Come join faculty and residents of Mount Sinai West Radiology Residency for a zoom chat! Open to all questions! Register at Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: MSW Radiology Residency Q & A. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
  14. insaiyan-premed

    Cardiology or Radiology match rate?

    Hi, I'm curious as to how the two (rads and cards) are match friendly to DOs. I'm most likely going to end up at a DO school and wanted to know how hard would it be to get into IM then a cards fellowship or to get into a radiology program, especially w/ step 1 being p/f. Preferably would like to...
  15. DysonPhilips

    Questions for the experienced radiologist...

    Good evening, I've developed an interest in x-ray sources and imaging techniques. There is a lot of great information out there but I feel there is gaps in my knowledge of the subject. Below I included a list of questions for anyone to answer. I don't expect one person to answer them all so I...
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    Best IR rotations in the USA

    Hello, I am a Canadian medical student interested in applying for a 1 month rotation in the US in IR. I don't know much about US radiology programs, so I was hoping to find some help here. I am VERY interested in interventional oncology, so I'll ask my question in 2 parts: - what are the...
  18. D

    DR vs. ESIR vs. IR as it relates to subinternship/prelim years

    I know there is information about the changes to DR/IR programs in various forms all over the internet and I've read most of them. I am trying to understand what the correct choices are for a student who is interested in radiology and possibly IR but not ready to commit fully to an integrated IR...
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    Thoughts on Stand-Alone Artificial Intelligence for Breast Cancer Detection in Mammography?

    The topic of AI in radiology has been discussed on this forum in detail. Is this new study an update to that discussion or just more noise? Stand-Alone Artificial Intelligence for Breast Cancer Detection in Mammography: Comparison With 101 Radiologists
  20. R

    Matching West Coast DR

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    Applying Prelim alone vs Prelim+Rads

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  22. D

    Consequences of misses

    I have seen many people mention on this board and in other discussions that a major factor in their hesitation to pursue or regret after choosing radiology is due to the constant fear of missing something on a read. I am considering radiology very heavily as an MS3, but I know that I am a...
  23. S

    FREE Interventional Radiology Conference - SIR 2019 in Austin TX!

    On behalf of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), we would like to invite you to attend the SIR 2019 Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas on March 23 - 28th, 2019 for FREE. Interventional Radiology is a patient-centered specialty that provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and...
  24. A

    Position Swap PGY2 Radiology in NJ (available now) swap for IM

    PGY2 radiology resident in NJ. Want to swap for a PGY2 position in IM.
  25. R

    Everybody wants to learn radiology - Here's how you actually do it!

    I was going to put this information in a reply to another post, but figured it's such a big topic that it deserved its own post. And I think the radiology resource recommendations to students and physicians on this site are ok, but not great, and only listed by popular vote which has its flaws...
  26. ResidentSwap

    Position Available Radiology Breast Imaging Fellowship in NJ

    Featured Opening by Resident Swap, Inc. ( ResidentSwap.org ) -------------------------------------- 12/17/2018 Radiology Breast Imaging Fellowship in New Jersey Click here to check if this opening is still available Saint Barnabas Medical Center 94 Old Short Hills Road Livingston, NJ 07039...
  27. Naijaba

    Updated thoughts on AI/ML

    I figured I'd give a little insight into my experience with what's happening in AI/ML and radiology. There's a great opinion piece from the New York Times that came out today. It echoes my thoughts and prompted me to write this post. The gestalt of the article is that deep learning has enabled...
  28. Piglet2020

    Aiming too high? (Competitive specialty too competitive)

    Hey friends, I’m an MS1 trying to figure out my interests. Let me just start off saying I find IM, rads, & ophtho interesting. However, I’m worried that I’m aiming a bit too high since I realized just how competitive ophthalmology & radiology are... I’m by no means at the top of my class (or...
  29. whosnisarg

    DOs Competitiveness in Residencies

    Hey, gang! I'm new to the idea of osteopathic medicine and was curious about how one would go about obtaining an interventional radiology residency as a DO. Would this change as a result of the 2020 merger? This is already a very tough residency to gain for MDs, will it be impossible after the...
  30. Rads Consult

    Free Radiology Clinical Decision Support Tool/How, What, and Why to Order Advanced Imaging

    www.radsconsult.com is the only medical resource of its kind that is both comprehensive and free. Nearly every physician orders imaging routinely during the care of their patients however there is no formal training in how, what or why to order an exam. Many physicians and students don't even...
  31. B

    Radiology interview swap 2018 2019

    I was looking for a current interview swap thread for this cycle and seems like we don't have one yet. So here it is! Looking to swap 11/5 interview at Columbia (DR) for any later date. If you are in NYC or if you think you can make it on 11/5 please please let me know. I would really...
  32. R

    MD & DO Will AI and Machine Learning (ML) Doom Your Choice of a Radiology Career Before it Starts?

    There is a lot of hype around AI and ML right now and major hospitals, universities and tech companies have already started pairing off/partnering up with big industry players like IBM and GE to name a few. There’s also no shortage of articles about how AI has outperformed a pathologist or a...
  33. R

    How Residency Admissions Committees Choose Their Applicants and Do Boards Scores Matter?

    Preface: I am a radiology attending who has been on residency and medical school admission committees. In short, Yes, boards scores matter. They 100% matter even though they shouldn’t matter as much as they do. The scores are well known by admissions committees to not be reflective of who will...
  34. R

    Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on their Radiology Elective

    Let me preface this by saying that I am a radiology attending who has been very involved in medical education throughout my career from resident, to fellow to now. I have worked at big academic centers as well as community programs and have spoken to many of my radiology friends about these...
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    Position Available Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Imaging Fellowship

    Greetings For my friends in Diagnostic Radiology considering fellowships... I strongly recommend and advocate considering Cleveland Clinic (CCF) for your cardiac and thoracic imaging fellowships. OVERALL STRENGTHS: Dedicated and world renown staff to each sub-subspecialty, combining an...
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    236 Step 1, 245 Step 2 a bunch of P,High Passes, and 1 Honor in Surgery and No research?

    As you can see I am just about as average as a med student can get. Is there a good chance for matching into Radiology? I just got really nervous looking at the 2018 Charting outcomes and wondering If I should even bother. Really the only selling point I have is an H in Surgery but other than...
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    What are some good Academic DR programs that applicants with 230s have a shot in now?

    Im sure you have noticed from Charting Outcomes 2018 that DR has gotten significantly more competitive. If you look at applicant match rates based on Step 1 score, those who scored in the 230s in 2016; 1/150ish unmatched. In 2018- 15/150sih unmatched. I imagine in 2019 it will only get more...
  38. D

    Radiology Resident; Ask me Anything!

    Hey everyone, I am a third-year radiology resident at a top academic program. I am starting this thread to give back to the SDN community. When I was a pre-med, I had no real mentors and really didn't know any medical residents. Feel free to ask me anything in this thread, and I'll do my best to...
  39. N

    Community Residency Program

    This year's match didn't go the way that I had hoped. I matched into a no-name community residency program for Radiology. I know I shouldn't complain because I'm lucky that I matched at all, but I can't shake the feeling that I've really ruined my future. I'm afraid that my job prospects will be...
  40. R

    Would these credentials be enough to match Diagnostic Radiology?

    Hello, SDN! I wanted to listen to your opinions and experiences on this since I'm still a bit lost despite reading up on it a lot on these forums and across the web. I'm a 2017 non-U.S. IMG who wants to match into a Diagnostic Radiology residency. My credentials are: STEP 1: 243 STEP 2 CK...