1. NYCking

    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...
  2. 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...
  3. H

    Position Wanted R1 Radiology Position

    I am interested in an R1 Diagnostic Radiology Residency position, to begin July 2021 or 2022. Currently I am the Chief Resident of the Nuclear Medicine Residency Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY, with an expected graduation date of June 2021. It is...
  4. J

    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...
  5. T

    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...
  6. T

    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
  7. R

    Matching West Coast DR

  8. G

    Applying Prelim alone vs Prelim+Rads

  9. T

    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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. ResidentSwap

    Position Available Radiology Breast Imaging Fellowship in NJ

    Featured Opening by Resident Swap, Inc. ( ) -------------------------------------- 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. Rads Consult

    Free Radiology Clinical Decision Support Tool/How, What, and Why to Order Advanced Imaging 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. X

    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...
  23. A

    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...
  24. X

    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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. L

    Neurology residency application process

    Hello, I've been reading about the application process for a Neurology residency, and from what I understood we need to apply via ERAS for a Neurology program (PGY2) + a transitional/preliminary PGY1 program, both done at the same time, using the same application? Is it the same thing for...
  29. blahblahpremeds

    Remediation of a single MS1 course

    Hi everyone, I just found out I didn't pass a single component of our patient care course by 2 points. While my average in the class is a B, I still have to pass all components and I failed a quiz by 2 points. After talking to the course director, I found out I have to remediate the quiz over...
  30. E

    R4 body fellowship - attending input

    I just matched my residency that advertises that I can complete a full body fellowship in my R4 year? Would this be enough to say I did a fellowship and look for private practice jobs? What questions should I ask before doing this?
  31. M

    Unmatched radiology applicant..research fellowship vs. observerships

    Hello all, I recently dual applied to rad onc and radiology, and went completely unmatched. I was not able to SOAP into a prelim or TY as well, despite a strong application (great board scores, GPA, LOR's, lots of research). I know rad onc is competitive as a DO, but with regards to not...
  32. M

    Chances of Rads Residency?

    Hey guys, I'm planning on applying to Radiology, but I feel my scores are too low. I've talked to some residents and they say it's more about how you fit into the program, but still I'm nervous. How can I improve my application? Step 1: 226, Clerkships: just passes so far. have 2 clerkships...
  33. T

    Position Swap Seeking PGY2 rads in 2019

    I just matched into east coast Radiology program which has not much IR exposure. Will be starting that program as Pgy2 in 2019. With family ties in mid west region and strong IR interest, I would like to switch for any miswest radiology residency. I currently have prelim spot in midwest and...
  34. Offroader

    What are the chances of entering residency after foundation programme for a non-EU medical student?

    Hello everybody, I'm currently a non-EU medical student aiming to do foundation programme in the UK and enter radiology residency but I don't know what would my chances be for that. I've heard it's not possible for non-EU junior doctors to enter radiology residency in the UK (after foundation...
  35. M

    Radiology major

    Hello everyone, Could you please give me some suggestions about why I interested in Radiology major for interview? Thanks
  36. P

    Do radiation oncologists have more patient interactions than radiologists?

    Trying to understand both specialities more. I understand radiologists have very little patient contact, but is it the same for radiation oncologists?
  37. A

    Considering 2nd residency in Radiology- questions about application

    Hi everyone, I'm a board certified physician (finished training ~7 years ago) and I'm strongly considering switching and applying to radiology residency. I've some questions regarding the application process: - my understanding is that if I apply later this year (Sept) I'll be applying for PGY 2...
  38. R

    MD & DO Rochester General Radiology??

    Post removed for TOS violation.
  39. C

    Does this patient have obvious arachnoiditis?

    27 y.o male was referred my to pain clinic for continued pain management (opiate therapy) and c/o continued lumbar and lower thoracic (T8-T12) pain. Pain that persist and worsens through the night and has been present and worsening/staying around the same intensity for approx. two years. The...
  40. R

    Medical exchange system

    Good afternoon. Please look at our website. We created a system for the exchange of medical information. This research sarticles Unfortunately the most part in Russian. But we hope that this resource will be useful and will be filled with articles in English. See additional information in...