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psych to radiology

Discussion in 'Radiology' started by psychtorads, May 9, 2007.

  1. psychtorads

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    is it possible to do your intern year in psych and then switch to radiology?

    what are all options for intern year? path, family med and what else besides med and surg?
     
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    It has to be something with a clinical component, so path is not listed as one of the options. As far as I remember, 1 year of surgery, medicine, family, ob, peds, or transitional are the options for first year studies prior to rads residency.
     
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    i am working with an IR attending who did Path for his intern year several years ago. this is no longer an option? where can i see official documentation? it would be helpful for me to read it.
     
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    "Resident education in diagnostic radiology must include 5 years of clinically
    oriented graduate medical education, of which 4 years must be in diagnostic
    radiology. The clinical year must consist of Accreditation Council for
    Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Royal College of Physicians and
    Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), or equivalent accredited training in internal
    medicine, pediatrics, surgery or surgical specialties, obstetrics and
    gynecology, neurology, family practice, emergency medicine, or any
    combination of these, or an ACGME or equivalent accredited transitional
    year​
    ."

    For the full acgme requirements, follow this link http://www.acgme.org/acWebsite/downloads/RRC_progReq/420pr701_u705.pdf

     

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